Regions / Colombia
Pretending that everyone wants peace in Colombia ignores the long-term effects of militarism — and the fact that the war benefits many powerful interests, including in Washington.
Should we rethink the way voters weigh in directly on matters of national security and international relations?
Several countries afflicted by the Zika virus are asking women to delay getting pregnant. Yet local laws — and U.S. foreign aid rules — make it impossible for many to get a safe abortions.
Since they are disproportionately affected by the conflict in Colombia, Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities must be part of the peace process.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
After half a century, Colombia may put an end to its conflict—if the U.S. will allow it.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia — encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement — is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists.
Latin American leaders are reclaiming a right to differentiate their views from Washington's—and refusing to render it diplomatic tribute.
The governments of Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Mexico all called for developing more effective responses to drug trafficking based on promoting public health, respect for human rights, and harm reduction.