Central America & Mexico Policy Initiative

Addressing Central America and Mexico’s migration and security issues


Students Return from Colombia Fact-Finding Trip on Afrodescendant Rights

22 Apr 2007

In 1993, Colombia passed some of the most progressive legislation in the world for guaranteeing the collective property rights of an Afrodescendant minority population. The rights that were promised, however, are far from realized, as years of armed conflict, the expansion of agriculture and tourist projects, and narco-trafficking have all impeded the realization of the…