Colombia: Peace breaks out and the road to reconciliation begins

Report: Written by Javier Ramirez.

After six years of FARC and Government negotiations, a lost referendum with a margin of votes against the peace agreement, and after many civil demonstrations in cities across Colombia fighting for a ceasefire, the peace agreement is finally becoming a reality and a post conflict-era is emerging. Continue reading

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Living among conflict: San José de Apartadó, Colombia

Report and Interview: Written by Javier Ramirez.

“I saw extraordinary humanity. I saw war, I saw death, I saw dead bodies. I heard bullets. I was in a cross fire. All kind of stuff. I was accompanying people that had lost their land, lost their houses, lost children, and their life projects. They were incredible, strong, dignified and so supportive of each other, and I thought this is something extraordinary.”

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