AJ Impact

Colombia’s richest man adds $3bn to bank fortune in rally

The 86-year-old Grupo Aval founder is the richest person in Colombia, worth an estimated $12.2bn.

Colombia’s richest man adds $3bn to bank fortune in rally

AJ Impact

Venezuela's currency: Worth more as craft paper than as money

Crafts made from devalued money underscore the creative ways Venezuelans extract value from their decimated currency.

Venezuela's currency: Worth more as craft paper than as money

Indigenous rights

On patrol with the Indigenous Guards of Colombia

Armed with walkie talkies, wooden staves, the Guard has led a nonviolent effort to protect their land for decades.

On patrol with the Indigenous Guards of Colombia

UpFront

Juan Manuel Santos: FARC peace deal is 'not dead'

Colombia's former president defends his 2016 peace deal with FARC which current president has promised to dismantle.

UpFront

Colombia and the FARC: Is the peace deal unravelling?

We challenge former president Juan Manuel Santos on his deal with FARC fighters and war crimes committed on his watch.

Colombia

Ex-FARC woman forced to have abortion granted 'victim status'

Colombia court says woman, recruited by FARC as a minor and forced to have an abortion, must be added Victims' Registry.

Ex-FARC woman forced to have abortion granted 'victim status'

Latin America

Colombia Protests: Anger over president's economic plan

University students and union members keep leading strike but as days go by larger sectors of society have been championing protest and its demands.

Latin America

Fleeing by foot: The Venezuela exodus grows

Fleeing Venezuela, caminantes travel hundreds of kilometres by foot to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and beyond.

Fleeing by foot: The Venezuela exodus grows

Latin America

'We'll continue until Duque listens': Colombians hold 3rd strike

Tens of thousands march in Bogota against President Ivan Duque as anti-government protests marks second week.

'We'll continue until Duque listens': Colombians hold 3rd strike

Witness

In Enemy Territory: A Colombian Social Leader's Act of Defiance

Trapped between Colombian army and a paramilitary group, a farming community risks a journey to remember the fallen.

Latin America

Colombian protesters prepare for a third national strike

Despite inconveniences, polls say 55 percent of Colombians support strike, though they would also like to see a return to normality.

Environment

In Pictures: Fighting to survive when the Amazon is under attack

Why protecting indigenous rights is central in the effort to protect the vast Amazon rainforest.

In Pictures: Fighting to survive when the Amazon is under attack

AJ Impact

Chinese firm to buy Colombian gold mine; security risks linger

Four employees of Canadian miner Continental Gold were killed in Colombia a single month last year.

Chinese firm to buy Colombian gold mine; security risks linger

Latin America

Venezuelan migrants caught in crossfire of Colombia protests

Activists say incidents of racism and xenophobia against Venezuelans in Colombia have increased over the past 10 days.

Latin America

Pots and pans 'cacerolazo' protests echo across Latin America

Thousands in nearly a dozen countries bang pots and pans in unified protest against governments across the region.