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.
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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.
Two ongoing cases represent the country's new resistance to multinational influence.