The establishment of a Pan-American highway through the rain forest to connect Colombia and Panama(Plan Pacifico) threatens extreme ecological damage. Afro-Colombian and indigenous communities are banding together to oppose the plan.
A 6.3 earthquake destroyed communities in northern Colombia killing hundreds and injuring thousands. Government aid to survivors is slow, SAIIC is asking for aid to send to those in need while thinking not only of the immediate need but those of the…
Eulalia Yagarf Gonzalez. a Chami woman activist in Colombia. was elected as a member of the
regional parliament of Antioquia on March 8. 1992. In this interview she discussesf her life and hardships as an Indian woman activist.