A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced it will launch a new armed offensive.
Sunday's rejection of the peace accord stunned many Colombians, and many female victims struggle to understand what it means to them
The peace accord will end a half-century-long civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people.
Colombia's government and the FARC rebels have reached a historic peace agreement to end their half-century civil war that cost hundreds of thousands of lives.
It looked like Colombia was getting more peaceful — but in recent months, that's changed.
Kidnapped by the FARC as a child, Laura Ulloa went to work helping ex-rebels as an adult.
Few producers have a more varied resume than Will Holland, aka Quantic. Starting with straight-ahead break beat-laden dance music of the English variety, he’s moved through soul, jazz and funk before delving headlong into Latin music, particularly focusing on Colombia, ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18906/quantic/"> Read more »</a>
In our upcoming special Hip Deep episode “The Money Show,” we explore the economics behind music in the African diaspora. In Chapter Two, we tell the story of how business competition between rival DJs in Cartagena, Colombia led to the ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18127/18127/"> Read more »</a>
Sounds and Colours, the magazine that has brought us so much impressive coverage of South American music (among other things), just dropped an especially exciting volume. The Rarezas Colombianas Mixtape was compiled by drummer and percussionist Pedro Ojeda. Ojeda has ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17988/rare-colombian-gems-on-new-sounds-and-colours-comp/"> Read more »</a>
“Africa, si señor!” shouts Bomba Estéreo’s Li Saumet at the beginning of the band’s new song “Qué Bonito.” We’ve been big fans of Bomba Estéreo for a while, featuring them on both our “Afropop Soundsystem 5: Neo-Cumbia” and “Womex 2010” ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17063/bomba-estereo-party-with-african-guitar/"> Read more »</a>
It's a standard issue in elections: how do you make your candidacy stand out? But what if you are in a field of thousands of candidates, and, instead of your name, you have to plug your number?