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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 ...
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 ...
Bogota (AFP) - Colombia's FARC rebels have begun removing child soldiers from their ranks as part of a landmark peace deal, the Red Cross said Friday.
Colombia's FARC rebels have begun removing child soldiers from their ranks as part of a landmark peace deal, the Red Cross said Friday.
03 de marzo de 2017, 15:53Bogota, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian government and FARC-EP activated the first 2017 humanitarian operation to assist minors in being discharged from guerrilla, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ...
03 de marzo de 2017, 15:53Bogota, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian government and FARC-EP activated the first 2017 humanitarian operation to assist minors in being discharged from guerrilla, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ...
The United Nations (UN) will not begin collecting weapons from Colombia's demobilizing FARC rebels until next week . the international organization said ...
In this week's Trend Lines podcast, WPR's editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, discuss the implications of the Trump administration's emphasis on hard power over soft power.
Timochenko, the head of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, was brought to Havana for testing and has now fully recovered.
SAN JOSE DE ORIENTE, Colombia, March 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After spending most of her life fighting for Colombia's Marxist guerrillas, dodging air raids and patching up wounded rebels, 42-year-old FARC nurse Kelly Martinez has no ...
SAN JOSE DE ORIENTE, Colombia, March 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After spending most of her life fighting for Colombia's Marxist guerrillas, dodging air raids and patching up wounded rebels, 42-year-old FARC nurse Kelly Martinez has no ...
According to the Gallup poll, 62% of those questioned consider that the FARC guerrillas will not comply with the agreements they reached with the Colombian government.
rebels and UN observers have begun the process of inventorying the guerillas' weapons in preparation for their destruction. FARC leaders and President Santos both praised the "historic" move.
Bogota, March 1 (Prensa Latina) President Juan Manuel Santos said today that Colombia is experiencing a historic day because of the beginning of the disarmament of the FARC-EP, the country''s largest guerrilla, as a result of a peace agreement signed ...
Colombia's leftist FARC rebels are due to to begin surrendering their weapons under a landmark peace deal, marking the delicate transition from an armed group to a political party following more than half a century at war.
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Colombia's FARC rebels say they will begin laying down their arms later on Wednesday as agreed in a peace deal signed in November.
As part of the demobilisation, disarmament, and reintegration process outlined in the peace accords, the FARC moved to pre-concentration sites in late 2016, before a move to UN Transitory Zones on January 31, 2017.
Since the landmark Colombian peace deal came into force last December, the FARC rebel group has been been experiencing a baby boom.
The defendants listed were Colombia's two largest guerrilla groups, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the National Liberation army (ELN), along with the Colombia's North Valley Cartel (NDVC).
Colombia'S peace process was under threat once again yesterday after the army chief of staff threatened to arrest communist rebels.
Colombia: baby boom in Colombia's FARC rebel army. 27 February 2017 Last updated at 00:16 GMT. Since the landmark Colombian peace deal came into force last December, the FARC rebel group has been been experiencing a baby boom. During the 50 ...
A monitoring and verification mechanism for the concentration areas were carried out by the members of the Colombian government, the FARC and a U.N. mission. The mechanism gives full access to concentration zones to investigate incidents or violations ...


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