ELN Is Ready for Talks With the Colombian Government

The leader of the Colombian guerrilla National Liberation Army (ELN), Nicolas Rodriguez, reiterated that they are ready to talk with the government of Juan Manuel Santos, "without conditions". In a letter posted on its...

The Long Road To Peace in Colombia

The longest-running war in the Western Hemisphere officially came to an end on Monday, with the signing of a peace deal between Colombia's government and the leftist Farc rebels. Juan Manuel Santos, president of Colombia,...

U.S. Vows Support for Colombia Peace Talks

WASHINGTON  (IPS) – Despite looming differences over Colombia’s drug policy, President Barack Obama renewed his support for a peaceful settlement to the civil war that has plagued the country for over half a century...

Oldest living FARC founder to enter peace talks

The oldest living founder of Colombia's largest guerrilla group FARC will be the tenth negotiator to advance peace talks with President Juan Manuel Santos' government in early October. According to newspaper El Espectador, Miguel Angel...

Colombia’s FARC to Become Political Party With New Name, Same Acronym

Colombia’s formerly largest armed insurgent group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), is set to turn into a political party with the same acronym, Luciano Marin Arango, also known as "Ivan Marquez," said...

Colombia expects Venezuelan help for FARC talks even if Chavez dies

(Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has said he is optimistic that Venezuela would continue to support the peace talks with Marxist FARC guerrillas should ailing President Hugo Chavez die and be succeeded...

Colombia rebels say peace requires social ‘justice’

Colombia's leftist FARC rebels said Wednesday that an end to Latin America's longest-running armed conflict would only come about as a result of policies providing for social "justice." The Colombian government has been holding talks...

Violence flares in lead up to new round of FARC peace talks

Recent kidnappings and intensified fighting have increased public skepticism about the Colombian government and FARC rebel peace talks. Today marks a new round of negotiations in Havana, Cuba. (CSM/TodayColombia) Bogotá - Colombian government and rebel...

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...

Peace or Appeasement in Colombia?

By agreeing to negotiate with FARC, Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos is simply allowing the continuation of war by means of politics The last time Colombia’s government sat down to negotiate peace with the Colombian Revolutionary...

FARC Threaten More Kidnapping as Peace Talks Continue

The FARC rebel group has declared that it will continue to kidnap members of the Colombian security forces, and announced that it would enforce a strike in west Colombia in a show of strength...

Monuments Made of FARC Guerrillas’ Weapons to Be Erected at UN Headquarters

TODAY COLOMBI - Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have been handing their weapons over to the United Nations as part of the peace agreement they signed with the Colombian government...

FARC-EP Ready to Talk to Lawmakers About Peace Process

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) expressed its willingness today to engage in an exchange with Colombian lawmakers about a political solution to the armed conflict. View more images in: Photos PL Through a...

FARC to Not Give Up Roundtable Discussion in Havana

he Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) announced today they will not give up the roundtable discussions taking place in Havana, and will not rise until achieving an agreement to end the conflict. Andres...

FARC, Colombian government to resume talks in Cuba

The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will resume peace talks on July 15 in Havana after a break, the two sides said on July 8. After a pause of more...

Santos Sees Opportunity for Peace in Talks with FARC

President Juan Manuel Santos stated today that peace in his country is possible, and described as serious the talks with the FARC-EP, according to an article in the Wall Strett Journal quoted by El...

Colombia Has a New Peace Deal, But Challenges Remain

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - Forty days after Colombia rejected a peace agreement between the government and FARC rebels, a second deal has been signed with 56 amendments, getting the peace process back on track....

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