Cuban medical professionals now stranded in Colombia live in the poorer parts of Bogota. They have lost hope the United States will renew the parole program for defectors like them.
In the wake of Colombia’s peace deal, the rush to clear Amazon jungle for cattle ranches and coca caused deforestation to soar. A new scheme hopes to enable farmers to make a sustainable living from the forest.
On May 14, 2016—13 months after she'd first left Cuba—Yoandra finally crossed the U.S. border at El Paso, Texas, with her son and brother. This is her story.
After a half-century of conflict, Colombia is regaining control of biologically rich areas that had been havens for rebel groups. Now, scientists are racing to create plans for conservation.
At its centennial mark, Anglo American's international mining empire faces a mixed legacy.
Creating sustainable food systems in the face of a changing climate isn't easy—but innovators around the world are making real progress.
In the fanfare around the peace deal signed by the Colombian state and the FARC guerillas, the role of multinational corporations in the violence was largely ignored.
Colombians rejected the government’s peace deal with the FARC. But what, exactly, would peace have signified in a country which continues to suffer extreme levels of inequality?
What would you risk for a better life? Dateline journeys through one of the world’s most dangerous jungles, a route populated by drug traffickers, bandits and migrants searching for a new beginning.
There are plenty of reasons the 150km stretch of wilderness between Colombia and Panama is known as the “world’s most dangerous journey."
ABC's Hamish McDonald interviews Jason Motlagh about his unprecedented journey tracking migrants through the Darien Gap.
Follow the unprecedented journey of a Dateline film crew through the Darién Gap—the lawless zone on migrants' route to the US.