Daniela Díaz Rangel
Colombia’s first left-wing president and its first Black woman vice-president were sworn in, representing a landmark change of course in leadership. Latino Rebels attended the inauguration and spoke with the people about their hopes for the new administration.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Yaritza, Mireya, Shirley, and Otilia travel the country searching for the bodies of those who were disappeared during the civil war.
Violence between armed rebel groups in Colombia puts Venezuelans at serious risk. The current conflict in Arauca, for example, has displaced 2,687 people, and 56 percent of them are Venezuelan.
According to data provided to Latino Rebels by the Colombian Ministry of Health, in the last 10 years over 40,000 Colombian girls have become mothers. Between 2005 and 2017, 502 minors were arrested for seeking terminations, three of them aged 11 and 12.