Two longtime Colombian drug policy experts analyze the costs and risks of the current supply-side, eradication-heavy model for dealing with illicit crops, and lay out alternative proposals.
Armed and criminal groups are increasing their recruitment of child combatants.
WOLA’s latest monthly urgent update on the situation of human rights defenders and social leaders in Colombia.
A collection of accounts of campesinos who have successfully substituted coca through sustainable and innovative projects.
A report identifying bottlenecks faced by the Colombian judicial system in its efforts to hold accountable masterminds of crimes against human rights defenders.
Profiles two communities of ex-combatants who are developing their own productive projects.
The fourth report on accord implementation from Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute, which the peace accord gives a role in monitoring and verification.
An English executive summary of the fourth report on accord implementation from Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute, which the peace accord gives a role in monitoring and verification.
An analysis of the debate over prior consultation with communities that has delayed re-starting of a U.S.-backed aerial herbicide fumigation in coca-growing areas.
Examines how Mexican drug trafficking organizations have financed and linked up with Colombian counterparts during the post-accord period.
An indictment of some of the Colombian government’s policy choices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sounds the alarm about the growing presence of the Gulf Clan and Pachencas neo-paramilitary groups in three Caribbean coast departments.
Concerns about the Duque government’s plan to focus security and stabilization efforts in five conflictive territories.
Lays out what happened in Bogotá’s La Modelo prison the night of March 21, when a protest led to guards killing 23 prisoners.
U.S. researchers explore forced disappearance and other security dynamics at the Colombia-Venezuela border region in Norte de Santander department.
CERAC, a Bogotá-based think-tank with an extensive database of conflict information, finds a large increase in politically motivated killings during the first five months of 2020.
Finds that the process of selecting justices for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace was a model of inclusiveness.
A look at the living conditions of Afro-descendant people displaced to Meta, in Colombia’s eastern plains.