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5 years after FARC deal, peace remains elusive

QCOLOMBIA - In September 2016, the Colombian government signed a peace deal with the rebel group FARC. A look at the guerrillas who started...

Colombian Vice President Says that the Peace Process is Irreversible, Denies Impunity

(EFE) The vice president of Colombia, Óscar Naranjo, said today that the peace process with the FARC is “irreversible”, developed with “complete democratic participation”,...

Colombian government, rebels to seek new ceasefire accord

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday said his government would strive to negotiate a second ceasefire agreement with the National Liberation Army (ELN)...

Drug Capos Looking for Way Out Via Colombia Peace Accords

TODAY COLOMBIA via Insightcrime - Authorities in Colombia have filtered out more than two dozen drug capos attempting to pass themselves off as FARC...

Colombia’s FARC to Become Political Party With New Name, Same Acronym

Colombia’s formerly largest armed insurgent group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), is set to turn into a political party with the same...

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics”, has...

Monuments Made of FARC Guerrillas’ Weapons to Be Erected at UN Headquarters

TODAY COLOMBI - Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have been handing their weapons over to the United Nations as part...

Colombia Prepares National Congress of Peace

TODAY COLOMBIA (Prensa Latina) Defenders of procedures to end the Colombian conflict, will celebrate in April the Congress of Peace in which ideas to...

Gringo Roundtable on the Colombia-FARC Peace Deal

(TODAY COLOMBIA) By Colin, Expat-chronicles.com - I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Colombia’s peace agreement with the FARC when the war...

Colombian Governor Accuses FARC of Sexual Abuse of Minors in Relocation Sites

TODAY COLOMBIA - Officials at the municipality of Yondó in Colombia’s Antioquia Department said FARC have been sexually abusing minors in the pre-grouping areas...

Hundreds of Jailed Colombia Rebels Await Amnesty Law

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS (AP) — Some 4,000 jailed Colombian guerrillas are waiting anxiously on an amnesty bill that would allow them to leave behind...

Historic Meeting of Santos and Uribe With Pope Francisco In The Vatican

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS  - President Juan Manuel Santos and former president and current senator, Alvaro Uribe, met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on...

Colombia, A Country Divided For Peace

(From The Economist) THE announcement that Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s president, had won the 2016 Nobel peace prize came just as his effort to...

Colombia President Awaits Fast Approval For Peace Legislation

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos expressed his confidence that the Constitutional Court approves the use of the fast track, or...

Obstacles Remain After Colombia Ratifies New Peace Deal

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS- Colombia's Congress has ratified a revised version of the peace accord with the FARC, a positive sign of political will to...

Revised Peace Deal Signed in Colombia

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - Colombia's government and rebel group the FARC have signed a revised peace deal, as the two sides race to reduce...

Colombia Has a New Peace Deal, But Challenges Remain

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - Forty days after Colombia rejected a peace agreement between the government and FARC rebels, a second deal has been signed...

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