Maritze Trigos’ optimism cannot be dampened. Continue reading “I didn’t join a religious order to live in a convent”
Lola and her parents came by sea on a canoe to get to Buenaventura and the journey lasted eight days. Continue reading The women of Puente Nayero
Many women have transformed from victims of the conflict, to leaders fighting for the rights of their communities, and are currently playing a fundamental role in the peace process.
In 1996 and 1997, two military operations marked the destiny of the people of Lower Atrato: ‘Operation Black September’, which was mainly carried out in Curbarado and Jiguamiando (Choco) and Dabeiba (Antioquia), and ‘Operation Genesis’, in Cacarica and Salaqui (Choco), which caused the forced displacement of approximately 15,000 people, a subsequent militarisation of the area, and more than 70 people were either murdered or disappeared. Continue reading The case of Operation Genesis vs. Colombia
On 7 March 2016, William Castillo Chima, a social leader, former president and treasurer of Aheramigua, was murdered. Continue reading Murder of William Castillo