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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 tourism industry benefits from peace deal

After the deal was signed in 2016, Colombia has had an inflow increase of 14.5 % compared to 2015 The peace agreement with the FARC...

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier calls Colombia peace deal ‘a signal of hope for the world’

Germany's foreign minister has praised Colombia's overtures of peace with FARC rebels. His visit to Bogota comes as government representatives and the National Liberation...

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...

Colombia’s ELN Rebels in Crisis As Demobilization Rate Nearly Doubles

Rebels from Colombia's second-largest guerrilla group have been demobilizing from the insurgency at nearly double last year's rate, adding weight to concerns that the...

Historic Colombia Peace Deal Is Signed!

The Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels have signed a historic agreement that formally brings an end to 52 years of civil war. The rebel...

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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

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