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Colombia: Ethnocide and Political Violence on the Rise

Dan Kovalik | Posted 03.28.2016 | World
Dan Kovalik

While Colombia, the U.S.'s staunchest ally in the Hemisphere, is held out as some beacon of democracy in Latin America, the facts on the ground tell a very different story. Of course, you will rarely hear those facts, or about Colombia at all, given the general laziness and slavishness of our main stream media, so here they are.

The Venezuelan Revolution & The Indigenous Struggle

Dan Kovalik | Posted 12.15.2014 | World
Dan Kovalik

In the midst of the unrest this year in Venezuela, there was little attention paid in the media to the conditions facing Indigenous peoples in that country and where they stood in regard to the anti-government demonstrations.

LOOK: How This Bag Could Help Women

Posted 06.11.2013 | Miami

Miami-based YU Handcraft bags offer the pop of color so characteristic of this tropical town where corals are neon and houses in Little Haiti are pain...

Colombia's Wild East, The Guajira Desert

Richard McColl | Posted 07.12.2012 | Travel
Richard McColl

The desert is caked on our windscreen and I can make out the obstacle in front. It looks like a bike security chain, fastened in the middle with a padlock and strung between two cacti.

11-Year-Old Gives Birth

Posted 04.10.2012 | Latino Voices

UPDATE: 4/10/12 5:00 p.m. -- Additional reports have come in indicating the young girl was 10 years old. Previously: An 11 year-old Colombi...