A mural in Cartagena's Getsemani Neighborhood celebrates the city's Afro-Colombian heritage and the natural hairstyles of Black women

Reclaiming Colombia’s Black history, one tour at a time


Alex Rocha, a tour guide in the city of Cartagena, says his goal is to provide visitors with historical facts and show the city through “a Black man’s perspective.”

A demonstrator rallying in support of Colombia's peace agreement with the FARC holds a tiny flag during a march in Bogota, Colombia, on Nov. 15, 2016.

Colombian Congress ratifies new peace deal with FARC, but implementation will be a challenge

Colombians gather in Bogota’s Bolivar Square, to mark the signing of a historic peace deal with the FARC rebels.

Families are divided over Colombia’s peace vote

Fighters from Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC),stand in line during the opening of ceremony congress at the camp where they prepare for ratifying a peace deal with the government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia, September 17, 2016.

Colombian government and FARC leaders sign a historic peace deal


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Visiting Colombia’s national parks

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Despite the country’s dangerous reputation, the tourist business is booming in Colombia. But some of the country’s most spectacular sights, like the Ca�o Cristales River are still struggling to attract visitors. John Otis reports.