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Uribe’s 68 objections to Colombia’s preliminary peace deals
Oct 23, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Uribe’s 68 objections to Colombia’s preliminary peace deals

posted by Joel Gillin

Colombia’s former President Alvaro Uribe has released a list of “capitulations” the government is allegedly making to the “narco-terrorist” rebel group FARC.

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Half of FARC’s political body in Cuba, more leaders reported to join talks
Oct 23, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Half of FARC’s political body in Cuba, more leaders reported to join talks

posted by Adriaan Alsema

As six more FARC commanders joined peace talks with Colombia’s government in Cuba this week, local media reported that the rebels plan to send more members of their political leadership to Havana. PROFILE: FARC Among  Full Article »

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Chief Colombia negotiator set to testify in peace talks hacking investigation
Oct 22, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Chief Colombia negotiator set to testify in peace talks hacking investigation

posted by Piotr Wojciak

The Prosecutor General’s office has set the date for the questioning of the Colombian government’s head  negotiator as part of the investigation in the peace talks wiretapping case, according to El  Full Article »

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Uribe rejects Santos’ invitation to discuss peace
Oct 22, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Uribe rejects Santos’ invitation to discuss peace

posted by Emil Foget

Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has rejected an invitation from President Juan Manuel Santos to discuss ongoing peace talks with the FARC, calling it a “false gesture,” local radio station Santa Fe  Full Article »

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Colombia coalition calls Uribe ‘hypocrite’ following FARC peace talks leaks
Oct 22, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombia coalition calls Uribe ‘hypocrite’ following FARC peace talks leaks

posted by Joel Gillin

In a surprise debate in Colombia’s Congress, the ruling coalition accused senator and former President Alvaro Uribe of hypocrisy, pointing out the that former president was making similar concessions to rebel groups  Full Article »

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West Colombia military operations suspended as more FARC rebels travel to Cuba: Uribe
Oct 21, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

West Colombia military operations suspended as more FARC rebels travel to Cuba: Uribe

posted by Emil Foget

A top commander of Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC and three lower ranked commanders have been transferred to Cuba where peace talks are held, former President Alvaro Uribe claimed on Tuesday. 

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Santos invites Uribe to talk peace
Oct 21, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Santos invites Uribe to talk peace

posted by Samuel Moldovan

In an apparent attempt to ease opposition to ongoing peace talks with rebel group FARC, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos invited his bitter rival, ex-president Alvaro Uribe, to sit down with him  Full Article »

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Colombia state committed worse crimes than rebels: FARC
Oct 21, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombia state committed worse crimes than rebels: FARC

posted by Emil Foget

Crimes committed by the Colombian state are much worse than those committed by the FARC, according to a rebel commander currently negotiating peace with the government.

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Uribe offered FARC congressional seats
Oct 20, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Uribe offered FARC congressional seats

posted by Emil Foget

Newly published documents prove that former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe offered rebel group FARC congressional seats and an exemption from extradition in the event the rebels agreed to make peace with the former  Full Article »

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Oct 20, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

ELN boss says ongoing peace talks are ‘important’, but ‘difficult’

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The supreme leader of the ELN on Sunday confirmed informal talks with Colombia’s government are ongoing, but “sometimes difficult” as both parties fail to formalize the talks that were announced  Full Article »

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