President Gustavo Petro’s government plans to raise $20 trillion Colombian pesos through a hyper-targeted tax on less than one percent of the country’s top earners. Other nations should take notice.
Gustavo Petro has rejected the failed “diplomatic siege” of his predecessors. But he also wants to see a more democratic Venezuela.
With our allies, we’ve prepared a legal brief to support the Wayúu people’s rights to water, health, and food sovereignty in Colombia.
International organizations appeal to Colombia’s highest court over human rights violations at one of the largest open pit coal mines in the world.
An Institute for Policy Studies analysis of the progressive tax proposed by incoming Colombian President Gustavo Petro would impact a small percentage of the nation’s wealthiest while raising millions to address widening inequality.
Colombia has new leaders who see the direct link between plutocracy and the plunder of our most valuable ecosystem.
Running on a platform of gender equity, progressive taxation, and environmental protection, Colombia’s first leftist president could bring much-needed change to a deeply unequal nation.
The recent election in Colombia has produced new hope for the country–and for the whole region.
In Patagonia, an Indigenous community’s fight against repressive mining interests mirrors struggles across the hemisphere.
The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.
A discussion on unpacking the challenges in Colombia, what to pay attention to in the months ahead, and what will be the role of the U.S. in the context of a new president.
The Center for Popular Democracy and the Institute for Policy Studies invite you to a talk with two organizers from SINTRACIHOBI, the union of in-home childcare providers.
A video presentation and cutting edge discussion led by Ajamu Baraka and Maurice Carney on how grassroots efforts are “Making Black Lives Matter in Riohacha, Colombia.”
Join IPS and friends for a screening of an independent documentary profiling three valiant female leaders to commemorate International Women’s Day.
USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.