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The CIA’s Air War in Colombia

By Gina Spigarelli

On December 21, the Washington Post published a detailed investigative report by Dana Priest on covert CIA and NSA operations, still underway in Colombia, to kill high-ranking officers of FARC and ELN guerrillas.

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Lessons from a Peace Community and the Political Economy of Conflict

By Luke Finn

Originally published by North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) blog.

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Women, War and Peace: Colombian Women Demand Truth and Justice

By Mariel Pérez and Dana Brown

November 16 marked an important change in Colombia’s peace negotiations - President Juan Manuel Santos announced that a woman would finally secure a place among the all-male negotiating table between the government and the FARC guerrilla.

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A Step toward Restoring Trust in a Threatened Community

There was positive news this month, as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos apologized to the Peace Community of San Jose de Apartadó, with whom FOR has lived and worked with for over a decade. The apology came on December 10, International Human Rights Day, as Santos addressed the whole of Colombia and expressed his “deep admiration and respect” for the Community. 


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2013 Closes with Unilateral Cease-fire

FARC Proposes Ten Points on Drug Policy

By Gina Spigarelli

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A River of Life Looking for the Dead

El Espectador accompanied a pilgrimage that sought to enter, without weapons, the paramilitary heart of Urabá in Antioquia Department. Here is a translation of its report.

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A New Chapter for FOR in Colombia

We are very pleased to announce the formation of the first transnational branch of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. The Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Presence team is a continuation of the great work FOR-USA has done here in Colombia over the last 11 years.

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Empires of Gold and Colombian Extractivism Today

By Luke Finn

Before there was Colombia, there was the extractive industry.