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Peace talks

FARC asks for bilateral ceasefire as Santos calls to intensify military offensive
Sep 18, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC asks for bilateral ceasefire as Santos calls to intensify military offensive

posted by Emil Foget

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday called to intensify military actions against Colombia’s largest armed group FARC after an attack that killed seven police and wounded five.

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7 police killed in north Colombia ambush, govt blames FARC-Urabeños alliance
Sep 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

7 police killed in north Colombia ambush, govt blames FARC-Urabeños alliance

posted by Nicolas Bedoya

Seven police have been killed and another five wounded on Tuesday in an ambush. According to the government, the exceptionally bloody attack was carried out by rebel group FARC and neo-paramilitary group “Los  Full Article »

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‘FARC’ burns mining company vehicles in northern Colombia
Sep 11, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

‘FARC’ burns mining company vehicles in northern Colombia

posted by Matthew Sterne

Rebel group FARC has burned four vehicles used to transport employees of a mining company in the north of Colombia, the National Army claimed on Wednesday.

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Colombia’s Buenaventura port city bans alcohol, firearms after attack on infrastructure
Jul 30, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s Buenaventura port city bans alcohol, firearms after attack on infrastructure

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

Authorities in Colombia’s western Pacific port city of Buenaventura have temporarily banned the carrying of weapons and sale of alcohol following a guerrilla attack that left nearly 500,000 people without  Full Article »

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At least 81 children recruited in 2013, 43 killed in Colombia armed conflict: UN report
Jul 2, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

At least 81 children recruited in 2013, 43 killed in Colombia armed conflict: UN report

posted by Melanie Bencosme

Even as the violence shows signs of winding down, with peace talks underway between the government and the country’s largest rebel groups, children continue to suffer the direct effects of Colombia’s  Full Article »

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‘FARC’ set fire to bus in northern Colombia
May 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

‘FARC’ set fire to bus in northern Colombia

posted by Flora Baker

A bus travelling through northern Colombia has been set on fire by alleged members of rebel group FARC, local media reported on Thursday.

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Santos condemns ‘vile murders’ of police in south and southwest Colombia
Apr 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Santos condemns ‘vile murders’ of police in south and southwest Colombia

posted by Alexandra Jolly

The Colombian President spoke out on Tuesday condemning Colombia’s oldest guerrilla group, the FARC, for their recent attacks on Colombian policemen.

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4 police killed, 4 injured in south Colombia ‘FARC attacks’
Apr 8, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

4 police killed, 4 injured in south Colombia ‘FARC attacks’

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Four policemen have been killed and another four people were injured in two alleged FARC attacks on security forces in the south and southwest of Colombia, authorities said.

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Highway connecting Colombia and Ecuador partially closed after ‘FARC attack’
Apr 1, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Highway connecting Colombia and Ecuador partially closed after ‘FARC attack’

posted by Larisa Sioneriu

The highway connecting Colombia and Ecuador has been closed by authorities following an explosives attack allegedly carried out by FARC rebels on Monday evening.

Elections

FARC accused of election day attack on army patrol in northwest Colombia
Mar 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC accused of election day attack on army patrol in northwest Colombia

posted by Luke Horswell

Local police from the central state of Antioquia are attributing an attack on an army patrol unit Sunday to Colombia’s largest guerrilla army, the FARC.

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