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Davidson is an explosives expert for the National Liberation army (ELN), Colombia's largest rebel army following last year's landmark peace deal and demobilisation of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). At its peak, the Farc was present in almost a third of Colombia's territory, but the ELN ...
Cartagena, Colombia, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) peace in Colombia is going through one of its most difficult times, the FARC said here at a meeting to ... The former guerrilla movement, turned into the Alternative Revolutionary Force of the Common (FARC) party, noted that the Havana Agreement has not ...

Disillusion set in soon after Tavarich and 443 other ex-combatants arrived at the La Carmelita camp in Putumayo - one of Colombia's most remote regions and previously a FARC stronghold. Expecting to find a safe space dedicated to reintegrating them back into civilian life, they were dismayed to find "an ...
On Wednesday Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, issued a presidential decree ordering all national entities included in the national budget to prioritize spending "directed to financing and executing the different actions demanded by the process of reincorporation of FARC-EP members.".
Colombia's former guerrilla group FARC, now a legitimate political party, has denounced the murder of one of its members in Ituango, in the province of Antioquia. The victim, Jhon Jairo Ortiz Betancur, was one of the FARC members benefiting from a political pardon. He had recently been released from ...
The organization was responding to claims published by several Colombian media outlets that the numerous women in the FARC are victims of rampant sexual abuse. "The women of the FARC reject the media campaign that is being developed in certain media outlets and that uses the issue of sexual ...

But, like every step in this arduous multi-year peace effort, this latest victory was hard won. For 10 months, congressional representatives who oppose Colombia's controversial November 2016 peace accord with the FARC guerrillas have used all manner of delays to slow implementation of the complex ...
Lawmakers are still racing against the clock to meet a deadline for passing key elements of the accord, and violence in areas once dominated by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, is once again on the rise amid a record surge in cocaine production. Meanwhile, many of the 8,000 ...
One year after peace Colombia's indigenous peoples feel FARC power vacuum. Indigenous people in Colombia suffered greatly during years of armed conflict between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. But since last year's peace agreement, some things have gotten worse ...
People attend the Colombia's lower house, during voting on whether to approve the transitional justice courts established in the peace agreement with the FARC in Bogota, Colombia November 27, 2017. Reuters/Jaime Saldarriaga Reuters. BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's lower house of congress late ...
Political assassinations remain depressingly commonplace, cocaine production is booming and new armed Actors are battling to fill the power vacuum created when the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, demobilized. As the government marks the Nov. 24 anniversary of the hard-fought ...
FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016 file photo, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, front left, and the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, Rodrigo Londono, known by the alias... (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File) More ...
"You feel the rejection," said Gersson Pedraza, 25, who joined the FARC when he was 12. "And you just have to withstand it." The YouTube channel currently has 25 reporters in Colombia's capital, nearly all of whom are former rebels living off monthly payments that the Colombian government agreed to ...
26, 2016 file photo, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, front left, and the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, Rodrigo Londono, known by the alias Timochenko, shake hands after signing the peace agreement between Colombia's government and the FARC to ...
Members of the political party FARC look on during the presentation of their candidates in Bogota, Colombia November 1, 2017. (Reuters ...
Virginie Battu, press officer of the Council of the European Union, told Anadolu Agency that FARC was removed from the list as the group ...
To date, 27 FARC ex-combatants and 11 FARC family members have been killed in 2017, while at least 125 social movement leaders have ...

Foreign Ministers of the European Union will remove Colombia's FARC-EP guerrilla group from its list of terrorist organizations during the ...
Colombia's FARC rebels were quick to secure participation in the country's political system. Leaders of the former rebel group, however, have ...
According to the FARC, 150 veterans have left 'territorial space of training and reintegration' (ETCR) - previously known as Veredales zones.
One of the most feared commanders of the now-demobilized FARC rebels has been released nine years after she surrendered to authorities.
Colombia's FARC -- a political party formed from a former rebel group following a historic peace deal -- said Wednesday it was fielding its ...
The agency's Director General Joshua Mitrotti said this week that more than 10,000 members of the FARC received the money since August, ...
While the war with FARC is over, the group's transition to a peaceful political entity has left a power vacuum in much of Colombia's countryside ...
In late August, Colombia's largest guerrilla movement, the FARC, launched a new political party, known as the Common Alternative ...
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 ...
... peace accords between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), El Heraldo reported Oct. 18.
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 ...
Early this month, a report issued by the NGO Corporacion Solidaridad Juridica found that 11 former FARC members just released from prison had been murdered. Last Sunday, an Indigenous leader was also assassinated in Tumaco, in the province of Narino, bringing the total number of indigenous ...
During Colombia's 50-year armed conflict, being a guerilla fighter in the FARC rebel army meant that your mission to the group's "cause" came first. For female soldiers that included giving up their right to give birth. Pregnancies were prohibited by the FARC.
In 2016, Colombia's government reached an historic, but highly controversial peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) paramilitary group, after more than 50 years of violent conflict. In April of this year, in a highly controversial official part of the peace plan, Colombia's ...
The first took place in a hotel conference room, where the FARC, a guerrilla army turned political party, announced its candidates for ...
The Colombian government has released estimates indicating that only a small percentage of former FARC guerrillas have abandoned the ...
Colombia's FARC guerrilla group is putting pressure on the government to comply with promises made under last year's peace agreement at a ...
Three demobilized FARC members were reported missing on Wednesday after a large group of alleged paramilitaries raided the farm they ...


 

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