Thursday, August 18, 2022

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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...

Why Colombian protesters are taking to the streets

QCOLOMBIA - For the past two weeks, mass protests that started on April 28, have rocked Colombia, leaving at least 42 people dead and hundreds...

FARC Peace Deal a Smokescreen for Corruption

On Friday, 7th October 2016, we learned that after thirty-four years, a Colombian had won the second Nobel Prize in the country’s history. This...

Colombia’s Warring Gangs Target Migrants at Venezuelan Border

(Epoch Times) – The Colombian government’s failure to fill a void left by Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels, who demobilized in 2016,...

Dear NYT Editorial Board: You Don’t Know Anything About Colombia

(Panampost) – The New York Times’ recent editorial on the Colombian peace process seeks to cast blame at the feet of the current Duque...

Colombia Military Kills Dissident Militant Leader

Colombia’s military says it has killed a militant leader who refused to adhere to a peace accord his rebel group and the government agreed...

Colombia’s president during one of the bloodiest periods has died

Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, who attempted to broker peace with Marxist rebels during his administration, died on Friday at the age of 95,...

Justice for Colombia peace negotiator

We are concerned at the recent admission by Colombia’s attorney general that his office does not have evidence against the FARC peace negotiator 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...