Voters will decide if the negotiated settlement ending decades of conflict with the FARC moves ahead. As the sun was setting in Cartagena, Colombia, on Monday, September 26, thousands of national and international spectators, including dozens of world leaders and US Secretary of State John Kerry, gathered to bear witness to a sight that not long ago would have been unimaginable: Timoleón... Continue Reading
Elizabeth Troolin graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, in 2012 and moved to Cartagena, Colombia, as a Fulbright Scholar. She has spent the past three years in Bogotá, where she currently works as a reporting specialist with the International Organization for Migration. Troolin has also lived in Spain and Venezuela and has strong experience researching and working hands-on with transitional justice, peacebuilding, and conflict victim and refugee rights.