Jenny Manrique

Colombian journalist Manrique writes for Comunicaciones Aliadas, a non-governmental online magazine that focuses on Latin American news, particularly human rights. She is based in Colombia, although the magazine is based in Peru. Manrique has covered subjects such as kidnapping, drug trafficking and refugees. She has also interviewed victims of violence in Colombia, including people who have been injured by landmines, combatants who have returned to society, children in armed groups and indigenous people defending their land. In the course of her journalistic work, Manrique has received multiple death threats and was once forced into exile in Peru for eight months. She is interested in continuing to investigate Colombian paramilitaries and their ties with multinational corporations.