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North Colombia turf war marks end of FARC-Urabeños truce
Jan 26, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

North Colombia turf war marks end of FARC-Urabeños truce

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Following a years-long non-aggression pact between leftist rebels of the FARC and neo-paramilitary group “Los Urabeños” in the north of Colombia, violence has returned to Cordoba, a state with a long history of  Full Article »

Peace talks

Peace with FARC could harm Colombia’s natural environment: UN
Jan 26, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

Peace with FARC could harm Colombia’s natural environment: UN

posted by Piotr Wojciak

A peace deal between the Colombian government and the country’s largest rebel group FARC could have a detrimental effect on Colombia’s natural environment, the United Nations warned.

Peace talks

No doubt in Havana, Colombia peace talks referendum is beyond question
Jan 26, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

No doubt in Havana, Colombia peace talks referendum is beyond question

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Both delegations at the ongoing peace talks between Colombia’s government and the rebel group FARC reiterated the importance of a referendum to seal an eventual deal after suggestions this might  Full Article »

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Risk forecast: Outlook for Colombia peace talks increasingly positive
Jan 23, 2015 Ξ Comments

Risk forecast: Outlook for Colombia peace talks increasingly positive

posted by James Lockhart-Smith

A recent announcement by Colombia’s government to push forward negotiations over a bilateral ceasefire with rebel group FARC increased the chances of peace talks succeeding.

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‘ELN’ kills 2 cops in southwest Colombia attack
Jan 21, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

‘ELN’ kills 2 cops in southwest Colombia attack

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Alleged rebels of the ELN, Colombia’s second largest guerrilla group, have killed two policemen in an attack in the southwest of the country.

Peace talks

ELN reveals preliminary agenda for peace talks with Colombian government
Jan 20, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

ELN reveals preliminary agenda for peace talks with Colombian government

posted by Piotr Wojciak

The agenda for eventual peace talks between Colombia’s government and the country’s second largest rebel group, the ELN, is long from final, a guerrilla leader said.

Peace talks

FARC complied with unilateral ceasefire: Colombia’s ombudsman, researchers
Jan 20, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

FARC complied with unilateral ceasefire: Colombia’s ombudsman, researchers

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Rebel group FARC has lived up to its unilateral ceasefire that came into force on December 20, said both Colombia’s Ombudsman’s Office and a conflict monitoring NGO on Tuesday, exactly one  Full Article »

Peace talks

Jan 19, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

FARC needs to do more for bilateral ceasefire: Colombian government

posted by Rebecca Florey

Rebel group FARC needs to take greater actions for peace in order to achieve the de-escalation of violence and bilateral ceasefire, said the head of the government’s negotiating team in  Full Article »

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Panama police dismantle FARC camp
Jan 19, 2015 Ξ Comments

Panama police dismantle FARC camp

posted by Nat Smith

Panamanian police said Sunday they have dismantled a FARC camp used for weapon repair and production in the Darien region, bordering Colombia.

Peace talks

Colombian NGOs massively express support for bilateral ceasefire
Jan 19, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

Colombian NGOs massively express support for bilateral ceasefire

posted by Rebecca Florey

A group of 260 Colombian NGO’s have announced their support for a bilateral ceasefire amid peace talks between the government and rebel group FARC.

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