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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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5 policemen killed in FARC ambush in northwest Colombia
Feb 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

5 policemen killed in FARC ambush in northwest Colombia

posted by Mimi Yagoub

As peace talks continue in Cuba between the Colombian government and the country’s oldest rebel group, so too, apparently, does the fighting back in Colombia.

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FARC accused of planting car bomb in Colombia’s troubled northeast
Jan 31, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC accused of planting car bomb in Colombia’s troubled northeast

posted by Philipp Zwehl

A car bomb exploded on Thursday in a town in northwest Colombia. According to local authorities, rebel group FARC is behind the attack that injured a security guard.

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FARC accused of attacking police in southwest Colombia
Jan 27, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC accused of attacking police in southwest Colombia

posted by Luke Horswell

Five police officers were injured on Sunday when a police vehicle was targeted by an alleged FARC explosive device in the southwest of Colombia.

Peace talks

FARC denies violating unilateral ceasefire
Dec 17, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

FARC denies violating unilateral ceasefire

posted by Maren Soendergaard

The FARC, Colombia’s largest rebel group, denied having violated a unilateral ceasefire that was implemented on December 15, according to a statement made by the FARC Tuesday.  

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