In May 2017, the people of Buenaventura took to the streets to demand better living conditions and a fulfillment of their basic rights. After 22 days of peaceful protests Continue reading 2017: Buenaventura’s Civic Strike
There has always been a constant presence of illegal armed groups in Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca. A latent fear permeates the streets, derived from the various forms of social control that these groups exercise over the local population. Continue reading 2014: The first urban humanitarian space in the world
Buenaventura is a region inhabited by an Afro-descendant, indigenous and mixed ethnicity population and is the largest urban and economic hub on the Colombian Pacific Coast. Continue reading Defending the voice of the Afro communities: Leyla Arroyo
PBI’s work in support of the reconstruction of the social fabric is oriented to address fear and ruptures in organizational initiatives affected by sociopolitical violence. Continue reading SELF-CARE AS A POLITICAL PROJECT
¡El pueblo se respeta carajo! ¡El pueblo no se rinde carajo!
(The people must be respected! The people will never give up!)
Slogan of the Civic Strike in Buenaventura Continue reading THE VOICE OF BUENAVENTURA