Colombia

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‘You might die because you desire peace’: Colombians split on protests
Guardian readers in Colombia comment on scenes of violence while some say they can finally speak their minds as others believe the unrest has gone too far

Jedidajah Otte and Guardian readers

13, May, 2021 @1:57 PM

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Unrest in Colombia: share your experiences
We’d like to hear from those living and working in Colombia about their experiences of the current street violence

Guardian community team

05, May, 2021 @6:32 PM

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‘This is tragic’: fears for Latin America’s young people as Covid accelerates
PAHO chief warns increasing number of young people dying in region that last week suffered more than a third of all virus deaths

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

05, May, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Top 10 books about Colombia | Julianne Pachico
There is more to this rich and varied country than Gabriel García Márquez, coffee and its violent past. Novelist Julianne Pachico shares her favourite books about her childhood home

Julianne Pachico

05, May, 2021 @10:38 AM

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Covid: political chaos and poverty leave South America at virus’s mercy
President Jair Bolsonaro’s prediction that the coronavirus crisis was nearing an end was misguided in Brazil and many of its neighbours

Tom Phillips in Rio

02, May, 2021 @6:42 PM

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Valley of Souls review – quietly devastating Colombian drama
The tale of a fisher’s quest to retrieve his sons’ bodies during Colombia’s reign of terror manages to find beauty and even tragicomedy amid the darkness

Simran Hans

17, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Colombia’s cartels target Europe with cocaine, corruption and torture
Armed Belgian police raids have lifted the lid on a sinister new front in the drugs war

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

11, Apr, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Granta names world’s best young Spanish-language writers
List celebrating authors under-35 includes Cubans for first time and more authors of colour

Sam Jones in Madrid

07, Apr, 2021 @6:47 PM

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‘I miss school’: 800m children still not fully back in classes
Rights groups warn that children across the world are being pushed into abusive situations, from early marriage to child labour

Harriet Grant, Sally Hayden, Ruchi Kumar, Luke Taylor

05, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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'In the middle of a war zone': thousands flee as Venezuela troops and Colombia rebels clash
Nearly 5,000 refugees holed up in small Colombian town of Arauquita, having fled intense and continuing battles

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

31, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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'The heart of darkness': neighbors shun Brazil over Covid response
Latin American countries scramble to protect themselves from a country where nearly 60,000 people are expected to die in March alone

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires and Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

30, Mar, 2021 @1:08 PM

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Karol G: 'Why should I limit how I express myself because I'm a woman?'
The vastly popular Colombian singer is challenging outdated views of women in Latin pop – but her naive racial politics have sparked controversy

Carolina Abbott Galvão

29, Mar, 2021 @12:48 PM

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