In years of fighting against the Colombian government, female fighters of the FARC guerillas were not allowed to have children. Once, the rebels started negotiating peace their camps experimented a true baby boom.
The Chimborazo is the highest mountain of Ecuador. It is considered easy to climb. Even beginners dare the ascent through ice and falling rocks. According to our guide, only two in ten make it to the top though. I did not.
During the last illegal conference of the FARC guerrillas in the LLanos de Yarí, I got to know Sargento Pascuas, a legendary figure within the movement. In 1960, Pascuas along Manuel Marulanda had founded the FARC! In the Cauca department, […]
Colombia’s bloodletting has left the country with a macabre puzzle. The government says 61,825 people have been reported missing and there are records of more than 11,000 unidentified corpses. People of Puerto Berrio adopt the tombs of the unknown dead.