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Colombia's IDP Crisis: Caught in the Crossfire

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011

Looking down from the hilltops of Bogotá's southern rim, a sea of shingled rooftops and cinderblock huts stretches toward the horizon.

These ever-expanding slums are home to tens of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs), Colombians who have fled their homes elsewhere in the country to escape the country's long-running armed conflict. ...

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