Andrés Bermúdez Liévano

Andrés Bermúdez Liévano is's correspondent in Colombia. His work focuses on issues related to Colombia's peace agreement (such as rural development, drug policy, transitional justice and how victims rebuild their lives), ethnic minorities, climate change and biodiversity. He is also an editor at the Latin American Centre for Investigative Journalism (CLIP), a Carter Center mental health journalism fellow and wrote two books on the Colombian peace negotiation with the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT).

Colombia: 21 Army officials own up to war crimes and crimes against humanity
This is another major result for Colombia’s transitional justice: at the end of 2021, 21 former Army officials acknowledged their responsibility over the murder of civilians who were then passed off as rebels killed in combat. In admitting their role in the ‘false positive’ scandal they pave the way for investigations into those most responsible […]
By Andrés Bermúdez Liévano, our correspondent in Colombia
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