Colombia, Peace and Progress

On Sunday the 20th of July, millions of Colombians gathered to march for peace around the world. The streets of Bogotá were packed.

In Paris Juanes, Ingrid Betancourt and others held the concert Paz Sin Fronteras

After the dramatic rescue of fifteen hostages, including Ingrid Betancourt, Colombians look to the future. Juan Manuel Santos, the minister of defense, has co-written an editorial in today’s New York Times. NPR covered the march for peace. And El Tiempo, Colombia’s leading newspaper, celebrates the 20 de Julio through extensive coverage and even photos and videos that readers have uploaded from around the world

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