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Oct 28, 2014 Ξ Comments

FARC says rebels will not surrender weapons in event of peace

posted by Joel Gillin

The FARC on Tuesday said the rebels refuse to demobilize and surrender their weapons in the event of peace during the installation of the rebel commission in charge of negotiating the end of the conflict  Full Article »

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Colombia’s interior minister booed at FARC victims’ forum
Oct 28, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombia’s interior minister booed at FARC victims’ forum

posted by Joel Gillin

Colombia’s interior minister was booed by the audience at a forum held Monday for victims of the FARC. 

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Exodus of FARC leaders to Cuba drains rebels’ military command
Oct 27, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Exodus of FARC leaders to Cuba drains rebels’ military command

posted by Craig Corbett

While being able to maintain operations against state forces and infrastructure, the FARC’s military command in Colombia has been significantly weakened due to the rebel organization’s participation in peace talks in  Full Article »

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Oct 27, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

FARC proposes victim census in Colombia

posted by Joel Gillin

The FARC rebel group proposed on Sunday that a national census on victims of the Colombian armed conflict be initiated once a final peace accord with the government is signed.

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Oct 25, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

FARC to recognize military victims of war crimes

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Rebel group FARC on Saturday said it will recognize members of Colombia’s military who have been the victim of guerrilla war crimes or other violations of international humanitarian law.

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Feared FARC commander ‘Romaña’ joins Colombia peace talks
Oct 24, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Feared FARC commander ‘Romaña’ joins Colombia peace talks

posted by Adriaan Alsema

One of the FARC’s most wanted and feared rebel commanders, “Romaña,” has joined ongoing peace talks with the Colombian government, the FARC said on Friday.

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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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