“Examines criminal governance during the pandemic of three groups based in Tumaco: the Alfonso Cano Western Bloc (BOAC), the United Guerrillas of the Pacific (GUP) and the Contadores (Accountants).”
A look at the security situation amid the health crisis in Catatumbo, southern Córdoba, and Antioquia’s northeast and Bajo Cauca regions.
A summary of a more detailed scientific study of risks to reproductive health posed by glyphosate, the herbicide that the U.S. and Colombian governments wish to resume spraying from aircraft over coca-growing areas.
Child malnutrition remains severe among the Wayuu people of La Guajira. It is a result of severe corruption and threatens to worsen with COVID-19.
As Iván Duque hits the midpoint of his presidential term, an overview of Colombia’s political and economic reality.
Warns of the vicious measures that illegal armed groups have taken to enforce COVID-19 lockdowns, and control territory, in several parts of the country.
An infographic presenting the transitional justice system’s activities since COVID-19 measures went into effect in March 2020.
An indictment of some of the Colombian government’s policy choices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Information about Venezuelan returnee flows, and provision of assistance to them, during the COVID-19 crisis.
An overview of conflict trends during the first four months of 2020. Notes some decrease in overall violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with armed groups enforcing restrictions and social leaders facing even more attacks.
An infographic explaining the unilateral ceasefire that the ELN declared during the month of April 2020, past ceasefires, and what might come next.
A look at how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting historically conflictive parts of Colombia that were prioritized for the peace accord’s Territorially Focused Development Programs (PDET).
An analysis by Gwen Burnyeat and Andrei Gómez-Suárez of recent events and prospects for renewed dialogues with the ELN.
An update on the human rights situation amid Colombia’s COVID-19 state of emergency.
A survey of conditions along the Colombia-Venezuela border as it braces for the impact of coronavirus.
An investigation of what COVID-19 might mean for the balance between armed and criminal groups; the humanitarian situation; migration and borders; social protest; the security forces; and implementation of the peace accord.