Authorities are trying to control an oil spill that was caused when rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, forced truck drivers to dump nearly four thousand barrels of crude.  Photo: AP Photo/Fernando Vergara

Anna Vogt

Anna Vogt, is currently based in Bogota, Colombia, where she is involved in peacebuilding and communications work with a local NGO, Justapaz. Her goal is to drink as much Colombian coffee as possible.

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Will Colombia's peace talks aid environmental issues?

Environmental disaster in the municipality of Tumaco has left Colombians around the country in shock, but none more so than the communities that live and depend on the area’s abundant...

The right not to kill: Colombia's conscientious objectors

The first time Jhonatan David Vargas was illegally recruited by the Colombian national army and detained at a military base, he knew nothing about his rights to conscientious objection. What...