FARC Charges Colombia Of Staining With Blood the Politica

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia -People''s Army (FARC-EP) today blamed the government of covering the political environment of the nation with blood. It is the blood of those from the botttom, who as shirtless...

FARC rebels say expectations high for Colombia peace talks

(Reuters) - Colombia's FARC rebels believe the chances of achieving peace in upcoming talks with the government are high, but failure could bring many years more of war, a senior FARC leader said on...

Colombian Peace Talks Continue After Hinting at Accords

Peace talks between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) and the government continued today in Havana, Cuba, after optimistic remarks on the likelihood of reaching agreements. A few minutes before stating talks yesterday...

The absence of women at the negotiating table is shocking

AlertNet is precise in saying: Colombia missed an opportunity to include women in the peace talks. Michelle Bachelet has said it: “ … peace cannot be constructed without including women.” It is shocking the absence...

Colombia vows not to give FARC chance to rearm

The Colombian government on Thursday reassured the country's more conservative factions that it would not let the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group use the upcoming peace talks to get rearmed. Delivering...

Colombia peace talks seen faltering

(UPI) -- Colombia's talks with Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebel group are faltering amid hardening positions on both sides after two months of a bizarre truce. FARC announced last Sunday an end to its...

Gringo Roundtable on the Colombia-FARC Peace Deal

(TODAY COLOMBIA) By Colin, Expat-chronicles.com - I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Colombia’s peace agreement with the FARC when the war officially ended on Aug. 28. But I haven’t lived in Colombia in almost...

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics”, has been updated to reflect the latest developments in Colombia’s peace...

Why A Ceasefire Alone Will Not Bring Peace To Colombia

Despite FARC declaring a ceasefire, peace won't come to Colombia until warring parties in decades of civil war admit to all the people they've kidnapped, tortured and killed.   TODAY COLOMBIA (El Espectador) There can be...

FARC-EP Rejects Military Law Reform by Colombian Congress

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) rejected today in this capital the constitutional reform to the military code approved by the Colombian Congress, which considers a step towards impunity. More images in: PhotosPL...

Colombia Says It Won’t Accept FARC Threats

The peace process between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) may be in danger over comments made on Tuesday by President Juan Manuel Santos at the United Nations. FARC leader...

Colombia rebels announce they’ll release 2 police, soldier amid chill in peace talks

BOGOTA, Colombia (Associated Press) — Colombia’s main leftist rebel group said Saturday it plans to free two police officers and a soldier it recently took prisoner. Their capture amid a surge in violence had...

FARC-EP Determined to Achieve Peace, Says Ivan Marquez

The peace delegation of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) confirmed in this capital its commitment to ending the armed conflict in that country, while ruling out adapting the dialogue with the...

FARC-EP to Release Policemen HostagesToday

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) will hand over today to a humanitarian commission two policemen in its power since January 25. The commission that will receive policemen Cristian Yate and Victor...

Colombia, FARC say peace talks make progress, but still disagreements

(Reuters) - Colombia and the Marxist FARC rebels have made strides toward striking an accord on land reform, but disagreements remain, the two sides said on Thursday at the end of their latest round...

Colombian government, rebels to seek new ceasefire accord

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday said his government would strive to negotiate a second ceasefire agreement with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla group. In response to a United Nations call for continued...

Despite Peace Agreement, a New Rebel Threat Emerges

(Today Colombia) From Insightcrime - Colombia's ELN rebel group is reportedly moving in on territory abandoned by the FARC guerrillas as part of their peace deal with the government, drawing attention to an inconvenient...

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