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Colombia's Constitutional Court overturned a 2001 law that gave the federal government ultimate say over where mining projects took place. It's a victory for local communities, but with the government in need of billions to bank roll peace programs, can it last?
The Supreme Court's takeover of Venezuela's parliament and spillover from a dysfunctional economy are causing neighboring countries to speak up against its authoritarian moves.
For the first time, feminists in more than 50 countries are calling an international women’s strike to protest against violence and inequality, in an effort to combat a global tide of male revanchism.
On the rise over the past decade, referendums have been used to shore up political support and hedge politicians' bets. But do they oversimplify complex policies?
A razor-thin majority rejected a peace deal to end the longest war in the Americas. The road ahead now looks uncertain as the government and the FARC meet.
After almost four years of negotiations and an official peace accord between the government and the FARC, Colombians will vote this weekend on the future of peace. Few see it as an easy choice.
When Colombia began talks with leftist FARC rebels nearly four years ago, it looked to countries like South Africa for guidance. Now it's rewritten the roadmap for peace.
The accord ending the longest-running conflict in the Americas still needs to be signed and put to a nationwide vote. Despite concerns over concessions to the FARC rebels, support for the deal has been increasing.
John Kerry played a facilitation role in the months leading to Thursday's cease-fire, setting a new tone for US-Latin America relations after decades of imposed policies.
While the international community celebrates the impending end to 52 years of conflict between the government and FARC rebels, many in Colombia are more skeptical than optimistic, with some going so far as to oppose the entire peace deal.
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