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Meneses Ruiz was murdered this Friday in the northern region of the Department of Cauca which lies in the southwest of Colombia. | Photo: ...
Gilmour said the FARC rebels have demobilised and given up their weapons "but they have not found alternative means of income for them ...

A new threat to the Colombian government's peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has emerged.
The Colombian government has released estimates indicating that only a small percentage of former FARC guerrillas have abandoned the.
Six former FARC fighters who were reintegrating into civilian life as part of the group's peace deal with the government, have been killed in an ...
BOGOTA: Armed gunmen this week killed six former fighters from Colombia's FARC rebels, the now-demobilized group said, reiterating its ...

The Colombian government has released estimates indicating that only a small percentage of former FARC guerrillas have abandoned the ...
Recent reports indicate that a significant number of former FARC members are abandoning demobilization camps across the country in search ...
An official report by the Colombian Attorney General's Office has revealed that dissident FARC guerrillas are in control of much of the country's ...
Contrary to original plans for the guerrillas to build new lives in their demobilization zones, former members of the FARC are abandoning their ...
The international diplomat also stated indirectly, that the White House would not remove FARC from the Foreign terrorist Organization (FTO) ...
An idea is gaining strength in the ranks of the now unarmed FARC: it is safer to stay in the rural Transitional Normalization Zones than to return ...
The armed conflict between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) spanned more than 50 years ...
After more than half a century of fighting against the Colombian state, the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) laid down its arms ...
A leader of a dissident FARC rebel group has been killed in the Colombian province of Guaviare, the country's ministry of defence has ...
Colombia's Marxist FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, known as Timochenko, speaks during the installation of the National Congress of the ...
Colombia's demobilized FARC guerrilla group recently launched a new political party, but internal divisions have left the future of the new ...

Hundred days after they signed peace, Colombia's government and FARC guerrillas met again over the weekend and promised to speed up the implementation of peace-building measures.
"In these two days, the government and FARC have met to mark the implementation of the peace Agreement. They gave me a report: it is progress," continued Santos.
Adriana - now 38 years old, resting under the shade of a corrugated metal roof in the lush mountains of Cesar - is one of the 7,000 remaining combatants of the FARC expected to demobilise and begin a reintegration process, transitioning from Colombia's ...
The Colombia government and leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC, began Saturday a two-day meeting to speed up the implementation of the peace agreement that brings an end to the country's long-running internal armed ...
Colombia. 2017. The Cauca jungle where FARC guerrillas lived for 52 years. For the first time since it's formation, FARC members have been able to emerge from hiding and are currently living in a temporary camp as they wait for government-sponsored ...
In a tribute, the Central High Command of the FARC-EP stated: "During his lifetime, Martin worked tirelessly to achieve peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland.
One reason for the rise seems counter-intuitive: the signing last November of a peace deal between the government and the FARC rebel group. It was supposed to reduce coca cultivation; the FARC had extorted a tax on coca crops and trafficked cocaine ...
At this writing, Colombia is undergoing a peace process fraught with failed plebiscites, vote-tampering, rampant misinformation, ongoing political assassinations, and tenuous progress signified by the incipient demobilization of the FARC. "To ...
Through a press release, the NGO Amnesty International said that the Colombian armed conflict is raging on in several parts of the country despite the agreement signed between the government and the FARC guerrilla group in 2016. According to this ...
Almost all the country's current generation of paramilitary groups have direct links to either slain drug lord Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel or a drug-fueled military offensive by Marxist FARC guerrillas in the 1990s. For example, "Otoniel," the ...
The first dissident FARC group surrendered to authorities on Saturday, only three months after refusing to demobilize with Colombia's largest guerrilla group, the ...
Ante los incumplimientos por parte del Gobierno colombiano en el suministro de insumos en las zonas veredales, diferentes organizaciones sociales en ese ...
Come previsto dallo storico trattato di pace siglato lo scorso anno, le FARC, il maggior gruppo ribelle colombiano, hanno consegnato oltre 140 armi a osservatori delle Nazioni Unite, Secondo quell'intesa, le FARC si erano impegnate a consegnare il 30 ...
... Antonio lawyer known as the "DWI Dude" and "420 Dude" has pleaded not guilty to charges that he was involved in scamming more than $1 million from a member of Colombia's narco-terrorist group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
Bendes hebben in Colombia tientallen activisten gedood sinds een einde kwam aan de slepende burgeroorlog in het land. Doordat de FARC-rebellen zich ...
The 'La Havana' peace deal signed last August between Colombia and the main rebel group, FARC, started the process to put an end to a 52 year armed ...
For more than 50 years, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, guerrillas have lived in some of the most inhospitable places on the planet: deep in the jungle, surrounded by threats and far from the nearest amenity.
Armed with an AK-47, Gladis was expected to fight on the frontline alongside her FARC guerrilla comrades, hoist heavy loads and stand guard, just as the men in rebel ranks did.
Last month, 6,300 combatants from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) concluded an historic "final march" to reach 26 demobilization zones across the country.
Spain extradited a Colombian man accused of carrying out forced abortions for Marxist FARC guerrillas, Colombia's prosecutor General's Office announced.
The euphoria that followed the historic peace deal signed by the Colombian government and FARC rebels is giving way to the sobering realities surrounding its implementation.
The FARC kept strict control over its fighters' reproductive rights and female guerrillas who became pregnant were forced to leave newborns with relatives or abort.
Vatican City, Mar 10, 2017 / 08:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Francis will make a six-day trip to Colombia in September with four cities on his itinerary, almost a year after the government and FARC rebels signed a ...
More than 220,000 people were killed as the rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or the FARC, waged 52 years of war against paramilitary groups and the government, displacing the state entirely in some places.
Thousands of people across Colombia are still falling victim to rape, killings and torture despite a peace deal with FARC rebels, the International Committee of the Red Cross says.
Colombia's Defense Minister has declared that the state has "already won" the battle to occupy the territories being left behind by the FARC guerrillas as the rebels demobilize. But the government looks more like the losing player in some areas, as ...
Colombia's Constitutional Court found that there has been an increase in forced displacement in areas in the west of the country previously controlled by Marxist FARC guerrillas, local media reported. The increase in forced displacement established by ...
We are doing as much as we can, but unfortunately we are facing up some drawbacks with the arrival of materials, FARC-EP Leader told La Radio.
FARC guerrilla, Margot, holding her son. Standing by her side is her partner and the child's father. Photo taken at the FARC's Tierra Grata demobilization zone in northern Colombia, in the province of Cesar, near the town of San Jose de Oriente ...
Revelations that the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht financed Colombia's FARC rebels deepens the plot of an international corruption scandal, and raises questions about how Colombian authorities will handle the issue of criminal finances in the ...
FARC members started arriving at Icononzo in early January. The camp currently houses 280 guerrillas, both men and women, as well as seven children.
Members of the FARC leftist guerrilla dance at a camp in a demobilization zone in the municipality of San Jose de Oriente, Cesar department, northern Colombia on February 28, 2017.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia have turned over several conscripted children to the Red Cross. FARC has begun releasing children from its ...


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