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Stop The Murder Of Environmental Defenders In Latin America

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.15.2017 | World
Bianca Jagger

The Murder of Berta Cáceres In March 2016, I went to Mexico to receive the Mayahuel Award for human rights and environmental work at the Guadelajara...

This Shopping Mall Introduced Breastfeeding Mannequins

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.09.2017 | Parents

A shopping mall in Colombia unveiled special mannequins to promote breastfeeding awareness. According to a report from Ruptly, Bogotá’s Centro Mayo...

Colombia Militias, Venezuela’s Dire Economy Fuel Growing Border Crisis

Refugees Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 05.02.2017 | World

On the Colombia-Venezuela border, Joe Parkin Daniels reports on the increasing numbers of people fleeing both ways over the frequently closed border t...

J Balvin, Nicky Jam Say They Changed The Notion That Reggaetón Is Misogynist

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.21.2017 | Latino Voices

J Balvin and Nicky Jam have practically become reggaetón royalty in recent years, but they don’t view their brand of reggaetón to be on par with w...

Federal Government Owes DEA Informant Nothing For Decades Of Service, Court Rules

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.14.2017 | Politics

A federal appeals court ruled against a former confidential informant for the Drug Enforcement Administration this week, siding with the government in...

Colombians Are Fed Up With Corruption, And Everyone Seems To Be Under Investigation

The Conversation Global | Posted 04.13.2017 | World
The Conversation Global

Fabio Andres Diaz, International Institute of Social Studies Civil unrest seems to be the order of the day – and the coming weeks – in Latin Ame...

News Roundup for April 6, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 04.06.2017 | Politics

Is the news uplifting today? You be the judge. 1. Turkey has confirmed that Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons on his own people. More here. Bonus:...

For Colombian Rebels, A Risky Shift From Armed Revolt To Party Politics

The Conversation Global | Posted 04.05.2017 | World
The Conversation Global

Camille Boutron, Universidad de los Andes By now, the numerous hindrances to Colombia’s peace process are well documented, from the inadequate FA...

Photos Show Aftermath Of Colombia's Deadly Floods

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 04.02.2017 | World

More than 250 people have died in southwest Colombia following heavy rains, flooding and landslides over the weekend. Photos from Mocoa, the capital o...

Flooding And Mudslides Kill At Least 254 In Colombia

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.02.2017 | World

MOCOA, Colombia, April 2 (Reuters) - Families and rescuers searched desperately on Sunday through mud-plastered rubble for victims of flooding and lan...

Why Coca Leaf, Not Coffee, May Always Be Colombia's Favourite Cash Crop

The Conversation Global | Posted 03.20.2017 | World
The Conversation Global

Iban de Rementeria, Universidad Central de Chile Colombia’s current peace process is facing numerous challenges. In a country that has suffered th...

Can Colombia Actually Put Its Peace Plan Into Action?

The Conversation Global | Posted 03.14.2017 | World
The Conversation Global

Fabio Andres Diaz, International Institute of Social Studies In Colombia, the November 2016 agreement between the FARC guerillas and the Colombian gov...

Colombia And Former Rebels Are Trying To Build Peace, One Tent At A Time

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.07.2017 | World

ICONONZO, Colombia ― Last November, at a solemn ceremony in the capital city of Bogota, the Colombian government signed a historic peace accord with...

Garbage Collector Rescues Books From The Trash For Low-Income Kids

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.01.2017 | Latino Voices

José Alberto Gutiérrez is known as the “Lord of the Books” to the thousands of book-loving children he’s helped in Bogotá, Colombia. The garb...

Oneika The Traveller Shares 5 Tips For Jumpstarting Your Travel Agenda

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 02.23.2017 | Black Voices

Blogger and travel connoisseur Oneika Raymond, who popularly goes by Oneika The Traveller, stopped by The Huffington Post Black Voices’ bi-weekly ta...

Top 10 Countries for Finding Romance

Victoria Borisch | Posted 02.15.2017 | New York
Victoria Borisch

Have you ever dreamed of moving to an exotic locale and bumping into a handsome stranger with a charming foreign accent? Let's be honest -- we all hav...

News Roundup for February 8, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 02.08.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

Gooooood neeeews, maybe, depends who you ask. 1. Elizabeth Warren was silenced on the senate floor by Mitch McConnell. A man silencing a woman, how v...

Is Global Climate Change Good for Business?

FOMIN | Posted 02.01.2017 | Green

By Steve Wilson Steve Wilson manages projects related to climate change adaptation and resilience for the Multilateral Investment Fund. He recently ...

Architecture as a Trigger for Action: Giancarlo Mazzanti in Colombia

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 01.25.2017 | Arts
Roslyn Bernstein

It was in Pittsburgh last October that I first learned of the Colombian architect, Giancarlo Mazzanti. Raymund Ryan, Curator of the Heinz Architectur...

The Power of Cocoa: Preserving Peace - And An Indigenous Tribe - in Colombia

Lutheran World Relief | Posted 01.17.2017 | Impact
Lutheran World Relief

Ibeth Villafaña, left, catches raindrops with a cousin after a rainstorm under an eave near her home in Colombia. Photo by Sara A. Fajardo for Luther...

Leave National Referendums In 2016

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 01.16.2017 | World
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

By Omeed Alerasool Of all the policy lessons to take away from 2016, here is a simple one: referendums should not be deciding major changes and refo...

Colombia Is The Most Dangerous Country For Human Rights Defenders

Dan Kovalik | Posted 01.17.2017 | World
Dan Kovalik

Frontline Defenders, which has put out an annual report on Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) at Risk since 1998, just put out its most recent report detai...

Maidan Year Three: Revolution Comes Full Circle Amidst Police Reform, U.S.-Trained Right Wing SWAT Force and Former Venezuela Ambassador

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.04.2017 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

On the third year anniversary of the Maidan revolution, I'm holed up in Kyiv's decidedly retro, Soviet-era Ukraina hotel. Located just a stone's thro...

2017: The Beginning of the Era of Disruption

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.01.2017 | World
Daniel Wagner

In this era of dramatic, rampant, and incessant political change, predictions about the future can no longer be based either on conventional wisdom or...

6 Stories From 2016 That Made Us See The World Differently

The WorldPost | Posted 12.29.2016 | World
The WorldPost

While The WorldPost is best known for publishing first-person voices from around the globe, we also regularly commission reported features from journa...