The multi-part story of alias “Memo Fantasma,” a paramilitary drug trafficker with a long history and a low profile, who appears to have gotten away with it.
Researcher Carolina Naranjo Escobar highlights the importance of social leaders for local-level state building, and steps that Colombia’s government must take to protect them.
A look at the state of financing for the Territorially Focused Development Programs (PDET) foreseen in the peace accords’ first chapter, by a think tank affiliated with the FARC party.
After the peace accord, “the national government failed to ensure a functional institutional presence in several PAs [protected areas],” and deforestation increased.
“The half-hearted implementation of the peace agreement and the persistence of violence suggest a grim outlook.”
CERAC, a Bogotá-based think-tank with an extensive database of conflict information, finds some reduction in politically motivated murders in February compared to December and January.
Documentation of abuses that Colombian National Police committed during mostly peaceful demonstrations in late 2019.
An infographic responding to some of the concerns raised by victims and by the general public after the FARC’s initial testimonies about its practice of mass kidnapping during the conflict.
The ICRC’s annual overview of the humanitarian situation in Colombia. Finds an alarming 2019 increase in landmine victims, confinements, and attacks on medical personnel.