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.
A narrative of the Havana peace process with the FARC, focusing on how negotiators dealt with key questions.
A narrative of the period of informal talks that led to the 2012 launch of formal peace negotiations between Colombia’s government and the FARC.
Documents indicate that Colombia’s military knew that forcibly recruited children were present at a FARC dissident encampment in Caquetá before bombing it in August 2019.
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.
A look at compliance in peace accord commitments and the security situation in Guaviare, a department in south-central Colombia with a heavy presence of FARC dissident groups.
As Iván Duque hits the midpoint of his presidential term, an overview of Colombia’s political and economic reality.
A trove of declassified U.S. documents raises questions about ex-president Álvaro Uribe’s possible ties to paramilitaries and narcotraffickers.
Identifies loopholes and weaknesses in Colombia’s laws and procedures for limiting weapons sales.
Outlines the current challenges of Colombia’s peace process, across the board, and makes recommendations for U.S. policy.
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.
The Bogotá-based think tank counts 166 social leaders and 36 former FARC combatants murdered so far in 2020.
The latest pandemic human rights update from the non-governmental platform looks at recent allegations of sexual abuse by military personnel around the country.
An infographic presenting the transitional justice system’s activities since COVID-19 measures went into effect in March 2020.
Examines how Colombian judicial authorities can improve their protection of human rights defenders and hold masterminds accountable.
Lays out military responsibility for historically bloody paramilitary massacres in the Montes de María region during the early 2000s.
Finds a 55 percent increase in deaths from political violence during the first half of 2020, compared with the first half of 2019.
Finds an increase in ELN violence due mainly to the group’s February 2020 “armed strike.”
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.
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.
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.
Examines how Mexican drug trafficking organizations have financed and linked up with Colombian counterparts during the post-accord period.