A sort of Wikipedia of the armed conflict, including a chronology or timeline and a cartography of the war. It documents about 750 massacres -- almost a third of the total --perpetrated by guerrillas, paramilitaries, members of the Armed Forces or criminal gangs also known as Bacrim. For each file, it provides location, date and description of the facts and data of the perpetrators. Rutas del Conflicto
2016 will be remembered as the year Colombia finally managed to put an end to a seemingly endless and bleeding conflict that lasted for more than 50 years. [...] Hopefully, whoever wins the upcoming presidential elections of 2018 will be able to incorporate, at all levels, the concept of a “territorial peace” that will transform Colombia into a more just society, and build a more robust and prosperous country for all Colombians who want to see the specter of their fratricidal war finally gone. Frances Badia I Dalmaces, Verdad Abierta. Download eBook
In Colombia the National Center for Historical Memory (CNMH) tackles the difficult task of working with the memories of a society marked by the anguish of civil war. The work of the CNMH will determine to what extent the historical memory demands a new foundation for the republic, its institutional reforms or its consolidation. Paper prepared by the IEEE Analyst, Andrés González Martín.
According to these new polls, accusations of corruption have stuck against president Juan Manuel Santos: 66% of Colombian voters have an unfavorable view of him. And 51% think he is corrupt. Colombia Peace Report
"The methodology used in this report began with a comparative analysis of the observatory's records, specifically comparing the first 65 days of 2010 to 2017. Likewise, the collection of these data has consisted of fieldwork in the subregions of Antioquia, interviews in the field with the communities, regional meetings of guarantees and human rights, monitoring of information in the different media, systematization, feeding of matrices for data and use of tools for further analysis." Análisis Urbano
This article presents an action research process which opened up dialogues about power, citizenship and agency among social activists and peacebuilding groups in the violent context of urban Buenaventura, Colombia. Peacebuilding