People first started demonstrating against a proposed tax reform but protesters are now demanding wider social change.
Alessandro Rampietti is a producer and correspondent in the Andean region for Al Jazeera English. A native Italian, he has covered the Colombian conf... lict, immigration in Europe, US politics, the Middle East peace process, indigenous populations and the global financial crisis. Before his current assignment, he worked at the broadcast centre in Washington, DC, reporting on the 2008 US elections and producing a series of documentaries across the country. Alessandro’s coverage of Haiti’s cholera crisis won an award from the New York Press club. He previously worked for national newspapers and television in Italy.
Why the mayor of Colombia’s capital is calling for reconciliation with protesters.
The two days of violent demonstrations killed at least 13 people.
Country eases coronavirus restrictions as peak passes, but crowds in public spaces raise fears of a new spike.
Colombia lifts months-long travel ban and allows restaurants to reopen as it eases one of Latin America’s longest coronavirus lockdowns.
Colombian Supreme Court decides it should no longer handle the fraud and bribery case against former President Alvaro Uribe.
A spike in violence in Colombia’s countryside raises questions over the country’s fragile peace.
Renewed lockdown orders have come into effect in Bogota, despite protests against five months of lockdown.
Many shops that have reopened since the beginning of July are struggling to get back into gear.
While Brazil rightly gets most of the attention in Latin America, other countries are also passing grim milestones.