Verónica Zaragovia is a reporter who seeks immigration, politics and culture stories around the globe. She's based in Berlin, Germany and is a Robert Bosch Foundation fellow and Pulitzer Center grantee. Her favorite program to report for — and listen to — is PRI's The World.
Adriana Cómbita, 27, sees herself as part of a new generation of peacemakers who are enlisting ex-combatants, both FARC and ex-paramilitary, to their movement. Her workshops in prisons coincide with Colombia’s new judicial process that encourages those charged with war crimes to confess everything in exchange for lighter sentences.
Fighters get $200 a month as a stipend as they reintegrate into Colombian society but those payments won't last forever, so some are turning to tourism and creating FARC museums to earn a living.
Colombians in the US who remember the violence they left behind will likely vote for a far-right candidate.
Conflict & Justice
Fewer than two years after the signing of a peace treaty between the Colombian government and FARC rebels, a presidential election has made the accord’s future uncertain.
Ten years after Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia, Serbs and Albanians in Kosovo remain deeply divided — even over food.