Andrés Bermúdez Liévano
Andrés Bermúdez Liévano is JusticeInfo.net'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).
The first FARC mayor’s dilemma for Colombia’s transitional justice
On October 27, former guerrilla commander Guillermo Torres became the first ex-FARC member to win a local election after the 2016 peace agreement in Colombia. His case is a litmus test for the way sanctions may apply in the transitional justice process as Torres has yet to personally acknowledge any responsibility, seek forgiveness or volunteer […]Read more