The number of Venezuelan refugees will reach 5.4 million by the end of 2019, according to projections from the United Nations.
The country's historic 2016 peace deal with former FARC guerrillas closed a chapter on a half-century of armed conflict but also caused rapidly accelerating forest loss in remote regions of the country.
Colombia's new president, Ivan Duque, wants to weaken the deal, which he sees as "too lenient" on the fighters who once terrorized the country.
Culture is an overlooked element in rebuilding cities ravaged by disasters, war, and other forms of urban distress.
People cross through the low waters of the Táchira River after the closure of a border bridge on February 27th, 2019, in Cúcuta, Colombia.
Trucks loaded with humanitarian aid for Venezuela arrive in Cucuta, Colombia, a city on the Venezuelan border, on February 7th, 2018.
A Venezuelan migrant rests next to a Christmas tree at an improvised camp near a bus terminal in Bogota, Colombia.
Portraits of Venezuelan migrants and refugees are displayed in Bogota, Colombia, as part of worldwide demonstrations in support of dignity for migrants for International Migrants Day on December 18th, 2018.
A swift victory in the Colombian Supreme Court could pave the way for further legal action around the world.
The FARC-backed presidential candidate Rodrigo Londoño pulled out of the race over health concerns, but his violent past had made his candidacy a divisive one.
With crisis-stricken Venezuela spilling refugees into Colombia and Brazil, politically expedient deportations make the situation worse.
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
After a major court decision protecting a peace agreement between rebel groups and the government, the future looks promising for Colombia, but the process is still far from over.
Activists smoke joints during a protest against the imposing of fines for smoking marijuana by police according to their new code, in Bogota, on August 1st, 2017.
Last year, 200 environmentalists across 24 countries were murdered—up from 185 across 16 countries in 2015.