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FARC leader’s apology was from the heart: Colombia conflict victim
Aug 19, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC leader’s apology was from the heart: Colombia conflict victim

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

A woman whose family was massacred by FARC guerrillas has received a “heartfelt” apology from the chief peace negotiator of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group during a break in the ongoing  Full Article »

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FARC guerrilla leader rejects legal framework as peace talks resume with Colombia’s govt
Aug 12, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC guerrilla leader rejects legal framework as peace talks resume with Colombia’s govt

posted by Emil Foget

The lead negotiator for Colombia’s largest armed group, the FARC reiterated the group’s opposition to the legal framework for peace on Tuesday, as the latest rounds of peace talks with  Full Article »

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Colombia’s oldest guerrilla group, FARC to decide on second unilateral ceasefire
Jun 3, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s oldest guerrilla group, FARC to decide on second unilateral ceasefire

posted by Oliver Sheldon

Colombia’s largest guerrilla group, the FARC, have said they are discussing whether to start another ceasefire for the second round of the Presidential elections, in a statement released on Tuesday  Full Article »

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FARC ‘appreciates’ international support for Colombia peace process
May 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC ‘appreciates’ international support for Colombia peace process

posted by Philip Acuña

Colombia’s FARC rebels released a statement Wednesday thanking a group of international politicians who recently expressed their support for the ongoing peace negotiations between the Colombian government and the country’s  Full Article »

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Colombia presidential campaign ‘unworthy’ and ‘disgusting’: FARC commander
May 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia presidential campaign ‘unworthy’ and ‘disgusting’: FARC commander

posted by Philip Acuña

A prominent FARC leader took to the internet Wednesday to criticize Colombia’s presidential campaign process, which he said has devolved into “dirty water” flinging “from one plutocratic minority to another.”

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US and European politicians express support for Colombia’s peace talks
May 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

US and European politicians express support for Colombia’s peace talks

posted by Philip Acuña

Over 200 politicians from the United States and Europe have released a letter expressing their support for ongoing peace negotiations in Cuba between Colombia’s government and the country’s largest guerrilla group, the  Full Article »

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Govt, FARC to talk drugs again as Colombia peace talks recommence
May 12, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Govt, FARC to talk drugs again as Colombia peace talks recommence

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

The Colombian government’s peace delegation gathered in Havana, Cuba Monday for the start of the 25th round of peace talks with the FARC rebel group, the country’s largest. The negotiations  Full Article »

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FARC reiterate call for Colombia truth commission
Mar 21, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC reiterate call for Colombia truth commission

posted by Charlane Robinson

The FARC once again called for the creation of a truth commission to investigate culprits of war crimes and mass human rights violations perpetrated by actors in Colombia’s longstanding armed  Full Article »

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Tensions flare at peace talks over military scandals
Mar 7, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Tensions flare at peace talks over military scandals

posted by Luke Horswell

The thickening web of scandals that has enveloped the Colombian military in recent weeks became the subject of verbal sparring at ongoing peace talks between the Colombian government and the  Full Article »

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FARC denied safe passage to debate peace referendum
Mar 4, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC denied safe passage to debate peace referendum

posted by Connor Paige

Members of the FARC will not be able to attend a Colombian Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of a potential peace referendum, according to a press release published Tuesday  Full Article »