Despite promises of improved worker rights in Colombia's free trade agreement with the U.S., unions continue to struggle and many workers earn only $10 a day.
Victims of violence in Colombia, many of them union activists, suffer from the impunity that benefits murderers and attackers.
Union members, and human rights defenders are haunted by violence in Colombia. The danger persists despite Colombia's vow to halt it as part of the free trade agreement with the US.
Sugarcane workers fight for their lives — and their rights — in Colombia.
Workers at a GM plant in Bogotá, Colombia have waged a protest against the US car maker for more than two years.
Ivan Cepeda's life has been marked by the struggle for human rights, a struggle that he leads today in Colombia.
Afro-Colombians join together to overcome worsening problems.
Colombian journalist Hollman Morris captured his nation's downward swirl into violence, and suffered for his reporting.
Colombia's labor unions still face long odds despite promises from the US and Colombian governments.
In Bogotá the reckless taxi drivers go so fast that passengers find themselves longing for a nice slow traffic jam—yet Colombia's record on road safety is better than many.
Without the support of a union, Colombia's flower workers can face 20-hour workloads, low wages and no medical benefits.
In Colombia, against the backdrop of a global commodities boom, local gold miners fight to maintain their livelihoods while foreign companies sweep in.