Latest posts by Victoria Robertson
21 June 2015
While the FARC and state representatives negotiate a peace deal, the Colombian government and rural communities take steps to remember the victims of violence, preserve collective memory, and promote reconciliation.
28 May 2015
Resistance by Peruvian farmers to the planned Tía María mining operation has increased in the last few weeks. Here is some background on the origins of the conflict.
23 May 2015
14 May 2015
26 April 2015
Only five Latin American countries have recognized the Armenian genocide, among them Argentina, where a journalist tells the story of her grandparents harrowing escape.
The Uruguayan writer was one of the first in Latin America to dare to muse on the nature of the game known as the opium of the people.
22 April 2015
Daniela Peralta fights an Ecuadorian law that prevents her from donating organ tissue to save her sister-in-law, who is suffering from kidney failure.
16 April 2015
On National Day of Memory and Solidarity with Victims of the Armed Conflict, Colombians turn out in droves to march for peace, a goal that overcomes traditional differences.
15 April 2015
The Summit of the Americas shined a spotlight on the political divisions that characterize Cuban civil society inside the country and abroad.
13 April 2015
This is the first in a series of posts about the Cherán community, which took on organized crime, established self-government and uses citizen media to strengthen and preserve its traditions.