Carlos Holmes

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Riot police take position as clashes erupted during the fifth  day of protests against police brutality in Bogotá on Sunday. Photograph:  Juan Barreto/AFP via Getty Images

Colombians on Sunday held peaceful “reconciliation” vigils as they counted the cost of some of the worst violence in their capital’s history, sparked (...)

Members of the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force (Farc) political party (from left)  Victoria Sandino, Pablo Catatumbo, Marco Calarca and Olmedo Ruiz, at the Capitol in Bogotá for the new Congress on Friday. Photograph:  Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

Half a century after their Marxist comrades took up arms in the Colombian mountains and vowed to overthrow the state, members of the country’s once-fe(...)