FACT SHEET: the U.S./Colombia FTA Agreement
April 1st, 2011
A fair and humane trade agreement can't exist in a climate where union leaders are under threat and extrajudicial killings are conducted with widespread impunity.
POLICY ANALYSIS: Aerial Fumigation
May 12th, 2009
After a decade of aerial fumigations, coca production has risen. Innocent Colombian victims have borne the brunt of this inhumane and ineffective policy.
DOCUMENTARY: War on Drugs, War on People
March 27th, 2009
Journey to the heart of coca country in Colombia, and hear first hand testimony of the impacts of chemical spraying in this exclusive video produced by the WFP Colombia team.
THE HUMAN FACE: Murders by Colombian Military Increase
September 17th, 2008
30 year-old Martha Giraldo's heart pounded as she discovered her father's lifeless body. Unfortunately, the experience of loosing a loved one at the hands of the Colombian military is not unique in Colombia today.
POLICY ANALYSIS: Corporate Welfare with Deadly Consequences
April 2nd, 2008
The U.S. proposed $98 million in U.S. aid to protect an oil pipeline in the war-torn state of Arauca. The International Team outlines how the aid would amount to corporate welfare for California-based Occidental Petroleum.
POLICY ANALYSIS: The First Four Years of Plan Colombia
April 11th, 2004
Putumayo, Colombia's southern department, has been the primary focus of U.S. military aid to Colombia. This report demonstrates that the U.S. aerial fumigations program has been a failure, human rights violations have increased and civilian security has decreased in Putumayo.