A month into Colombia’s mass protests against state-sanctioned violence and rampant poverty, Colombian-Canadians continue raising awareness of the situation while standing in solidarity with those marching in the streets.View More Colombian-Canadians Try to Make Sense of Ongoing Protests Back Home
Colombians who fled war are sharing their experiences through an independent commission that aims to develop a historical record of Latin America’s longest conflict from interviews with victims and those who took up arms.View More Lessons of War: Colombian Diaspora Add Their Voices to Truth Commission
Historically, amnesties have been offered to former combatants in an attempt to stop the violence and allow a country the chance to rebuild itself. A really good example where an amnesty seemed to work would…View More Do Returning IS fighters Deserve an Amnesty?
Should governments seek public approval on counter terrorism policy? By now, I am sure that you are aware of the fact that a referendum carried out by the Colombian government on a peace deal with…View More Consulting Citizens on Anti-Terrorism Policy
As the New Year kicks off there is a lot to keep abreast of within the Latin American diaspora. Here’s a look at some of the headlines that made the most waves in recent weeks…View More PULSE: Latin America – What You Didn’t Read in the Mainstream
The following is a compilation of the most important news stories reported by Latin American media in Canada, during July and August. A columnist for La Portada believes Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker program is going…View More Pulse: Latin America (July – Aug. 2014)
Naheed Nenshi’s meteoric rise – from relative obscurity to being the new face of Western Canada – was fodder for international media when he first became Calgary’s mayor in 2010. Since then, he has orchestrated…View More In Conversation with Naheed Nenshi