Colombia

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
At least 212 eco-defenders were murdered around the world last year, according to a new annual report. (Image: Global Witness)
"Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #ClimateAction. But we are failing them badly."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
People march during a nationwide strike called by students, unions and indigenous groups to protest against the government of Colombia's President Ivan Duque in Medellin, Colombia, on November 21, 2019.
"What happened in Chile sent a forceful message."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
With the backing of the Trump administration, opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself "interim president" earlier this year.
"Few of these figures are well known by the public, yet many have played an...

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This Mother's Day, Americans will buy over $2 billion worth of cut flowers for their doubtless worthy mothers. Alas, other worthy mothers - many in Colombia's Bogotá Savanna - will have often produced them, enduring injuries, pesticides, birth defects and obscenely low wages for your pleasure. Also their kids sometimes. Maybe get her a (locally grown) perennial instead?