Miss Colombia says it’s no coincidence you haven’t heard her talk much about her experience winning — and losing — the Miss Universe crown.
Venezuela violence hit record levels in 2015; Colombia murders lowest in 20 years
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos welcomed in the New Year by outlining his hopes for a peace accord to finally be signed in Havana which will mark the end of over 50 years of internal armed conflict in the country.
María Roa has had remarkable success in getting the Colombian government and ordinary citizens to wrestle with that question and reconsider how domestic workers ought to be treated, as a matter of principle and under the law.
Current international juncture could benefit the last efforts against the drug war in Colombia, the stage is set but a smart approach will be vital.