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September 13, 2016|

Colombia: Beware the Gap

Follow the unprecedented journey of a Dateline film crew through the Darién Gap—the lawless zone on migrants' route to the US.

July 28, 2016

Coffee in Colombia: The Fight Against Climate Change

Camila DeChalus

Camila DeChalus directed and produced a video for her project about how, with help from the Catholic Church, coffee farmers in rural Colombia are fighting against the impacts of climate change.

May 16, 2016

Huntington's Disease in Latin America

Dara Mohammadi

We might soon have a treatment for Huntington's disease, but the Latin American communities who helped scientists uncover the cause are too poor to benefit. Who will help these forgotten people?

November 17, 2014

Colombia: Palm Oil and Paramilitaries

Gabe Silverman, Nick Miroff

Colombia’s fast growing palm oil industry has been a boon to its economy. But behind it is a fight for land as farmers backed by paramilitaries push into indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities.

July 14, 2013

Death Stalks Colombia's Unions

Stephen Franklin

As Colombia struggles to free itself from a vortex of violence, union members, human rights activists and others still feel threatened by criminal elements––and their own government.

July 14, 2011

Colombian Communities Are Losing Out in Gold Rush

Nadja Drost

Colombia's small-scale traditional miners are fighting for their piece of the recent gold mining boom as large multinational companies have picked up most of the country's exploration rights.

December 15, 2010

Colombia: Mining Fever in Paradise

Anna-Katarina Gravgaard, Lorenzo Morales

The government in Colombia has to choose between guarding its unique ecosystems or boosting its economy with mining. The decision could exhaust or recast Colombia’s long, agonizing armed conflict.

June 13, 2007

Beyond the Law: Colombia's Embrace of Paramilitary Power

Carlos Villalon, Phillip Robertson

Journalist Phillip Robertson and videographer Carlos Villalon investigate the controversies swirling around America's most important Latin American ally and what they mean for the people of Colombia.

April 13, 2012|

This Week in Review: West Africa's Wells of Hope

Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's report on the importance of water for peacebuilding in Ivory Coast and the need for more in-depth reporting on reproductive health.