Thursday, August 18, 2022

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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...

Despite Peace Talks, ELN Guerrillas Continue Expansion

(Insightcrime.org) When Latin America's oldest insurgency, the FARC, officially becomes a political party, their cousins in the ELN will assume the status of Colombia's...

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...

Latin America Makes History In 2016

Satisfaction! On March 25, just one day after the end of a historic visit from US President Barack Obama, who was the first US president...

Colombia Passes Amnesty Law for FARC Guerrilla Crimes

TODAY COLOMBIA - On Wednesday, December 28, the Colombian House of Representatives approved an Amnesty Law that will give legal security to some members...

Colombians march to demand Farc peace deal be revived

Thousands of Colombians have taken part in marches to demand that a peace deal signed by the government and Farc rebels be upheld. In Bogota,...

Colombia’s rebels have survived war. Can they survive peace?

(From Latimes.com) After more than five decades of bloody civil war, Colombia’s infamous armed guerrillas were preparing for peace. Big-name bands from Bogota descended on...

Miami Colombians Divided Over Peace With A Guerrilla ‘Mafia’

(Today Colombia) WRLN.org - Colombia’s protracted peace talks have put a serious dent in President Juan Manuel Santos’ approval rating at home – and...

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ELN rebels release hostages while returning to peace talks

QCOLOMBIA (Mercopress) As peace negotiations between the Colombian Government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) kick off in Cuba,...
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Gustavo Petro sworn in as president

QCOLOMBIA - Gustavo Petro, a former member of Colombia's M-19 guerrilla group, was inaugurated Colombia's first leftist president on...

Arajet Begins Ticket Sales in Colombia

QCOLOMBIA - The first flight of the ultra-low-cost startup airline Arajet is scheduled for September 15th, leaving Santo Domingo...

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‘Tool to Ensure Woman’s Submission’: Female Genital Mutilation Drama in Colombia

In the year 2018, female mutilation remains a pressing...