Mu was just flagged as a “variant of interest.” Here’s how it swept Colombia, where the variant—which at one point made up for most of the country’s cases—was first detected.
Richard McColl is an Anglo-Canadian journalist and conflict resolution specialist based in Colombia where he reports for the international media. His articles can be read at www.richardmccoll.com and his weekly podcast "Colombia Calling" is available on iTunes.
Instead of addressing the concerns of hundreds of thousands of protesters on Colombia’s streets, the government is turning to a familiar strategy: Call them all narco-traffickers.
Colombia is getting ready to make room for thousands of ex-combatants looking for work once a peace accord is reached with the FARC. Will these fighters ever really fit in?
The government has begun excavating a site believed to be a mass grave in Medellin, but it may turn out to be a false lead. So where are the bodies?
The thaw between Washington and Cuba finally begins to close a chapter of the Cold War. A ceasefire by leftist rebels in Colombia could close the last one.