Gerard Coffey


Colombia’s Uribe: riding for a fall?

22 July 2008 After his dramatic successes against the FARC guerrillas, Colombia's president, Alvaro Uribe, is riding high in popularity and looking towards a possible third term. But beneath the surface, things are not as they seem and troubles face George Bush's best ally in the Americas

Colombia’s war in the Andes

23 April 2008 Colombia's long-running civil war spilled over the border to Ecuador in a raid against FARC guerrillas in March. Gerard Coffey reports on the aftermath

How the British media covers Latin America

1 December 2004 Gerard Coffey reviews British media coverage of Latin America and finds it lacking.