Land is part of the identity and culture of all communities the world over, and at the same time land lies at the root of many conflicts, because of the varying interests that surround it. Continue reading Land, culture and conflict
There are two rivers in the small village of Alto Guayabal, the smallest is turquoise in colour and is called Jancadía and the largest is amber-green in colour and is called Jiguamiandó which means river that brings fever in the Emberá indigenous language. Continue reading Beautiful Mother Earth
“If you won’t sell it to me, I’ll buy it tomorrow from your widow”. Continue reading Pedeguita y Mancilla: legal delays and threats
Urabá is always thought of as something of a lawless region, marked by endemic violence and fought over by the armed groups in the conflict. Continue reading Urabá, a contemporary history of violence and territory
We accompany the most threatened communities and organisations in Colombia 365 days of the year; this means that we are also in the field during the Christmas holidays. Continue reading What is it like to be a brigadista at Christmas?