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Jineth Bedoya Lima is recognised as one of the leading voices in denouncing sexual violence against women

The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press award of the World Association of News Publishers, has been awarded to Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya (...)

 Rodrigo Londoño   has swapped a life in jungle camps planning ambushes and kidnappings for a new routine of bedtime story-reading to his infant son, shared via Instagram. Photograph:  Daniel Garzon Herazo/NurPhoto via Getty Images

He has enough enemies to fill a telephone directory and the United States once put a $5 million (€4.4 million) bounty on his head. But Rodrigo Londoño(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, Gerry Adams and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill at the funeral of Bobby Storey in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The controversy over the Provisional movement’s participation in the Bobby Storey funeral is entirely predictable. But it raises far more fundamental (...)

Women hold signs during a performance to raise conciousness about  violence against women in Bolivar square, Bogotá on March 6th. Photograph:   Diana Sanchez/AFP/Getty Images

Although the Colombian peace accord was signed more than three years ago, domestic and gender-based violence remains all too familiar for women who at(...)

Farc  guerrillas wash clothes at their camp in the Transitional Standardisation Zone in Pondores,  Colombia, in April  2017. Photograph: Joaquin Sarmiento/ AFP

For years he was one of the top tailors in the left-wing Farc guerrilla group: carrying his sewing machine through Colombia’s jungles on the back of a(...)

Former tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said Northern Ireland was facing its most critical moment since the 1998 Belfast agreement. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The DUP and Sinn Féin have been urged to return to governance in Northern Ireland, with former tánaiste Eamon Gilmore describing the leadership of the(...)

Ivan Duque, who won  Sunday’s first-round vote in the Colombian presidential election, with his running mate for vice-president, Marta Lucia Ramirez, in Bogotá on Sunday. Photograph:  Fernando Vergara/AP

Colombia headed for its most divisive presidential race in decades after right-winger Ivan Duque won Sunday’s first-round vote, triggering a runoff wi(...)

Ivan Duque of the Centro Democratico party is a front-runner in May’s presidential election. Photograph: Reuters/Carlos Julio Martinez

Colombia’s former guerrilla movement the Farc suffered a mauling on Sunday in its first electoral test since signing a peace agreement in 2016 that sa(...)

Followers of the political party Farc during the closing of their election campaign, in Fusagasugá, Colombia. Photograph: Felipe Caicedo/Reuters

The former guerrilla movement Farc faces a drubbing on Sunday in its first electoral contest since it transformed itself into a political party follow(...)

Protesters face military outside ECOWAS HQ in demonstration against sanctions. Photograph: Lorraine Mallinder

For a country known as Africa’s first narco state, Guinea Bissau is a pretty sleepy place. Even the vultures picking at indeterminate carrion just a c(...)

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