To understand why some LGBTQ movements in the region have stalled —and to advocate for future change—we have to look beyond party ideology.
The reactions to former President Álvaro Uribe’s arrest hints toward deep divisions within the country, the body politic, and within families across Colombia.
The FARC have committed to coming clean about abuses committed during the conflict in a transitional justice tribunal. Will state actors accused of crimes do the same?
While elite fractionalization between President Santos and former President Uribe played a tangible role in the outcome of the 2016 plebiscite and has continued to influence Colombian electoral politics, it also provides a window of opportunity for Fajardo’s centrist candidacy.
Colombia’s congressional election and inter-party primaries point to the return of uribismo to the presidency. Meanwhile, despite international attention, the FARC’s electoral debut was a bust.