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Even though the index did highlight a "positive trend" to end more than a half-century of conflict, Colombia is still perceived by the outside world as a narco state with a terrible track record fighting organized crime. Colombia ranks 8 among the world's most hated - nestled between a war-torn Algeria and ...

Another test is transitional justice: Colombia's new war tribunals will prosecute human rights violations committed during the brutal decades-long civil war, and in a step that reflects progress toward women's inclusion in public life, female judges will assume more than half of the new court's seats (27 of the ...
On October 5, 2017, police opened fire on unarmed farmers in Tumaco, Colombia. Eight were killed, with dozens more shot. The massacre was part of a crackdown on coca farmers in the "war On Drugs" despite an agreement for crop substitution-and amidst new threats from Trump, ordering the ...
Bogota - Thirteen people were killed in Colombia in a clash between National Liberation army (ELN) rebels and FARC dissidents, the country's ombudsman said Tuesday. The firefight, which comes as the ELN is observing a three-month ceasefire with the government in Bogota, happened last week in a ...
Although the war in Sri Lanka ended in 2009, and Colombia's concluded only last year, Colombians have worked for decades to sow the seeds of a settlement. Even as the FARC's insurgency raged, civil society groups were working on reintegrating tens of thousands of former fighters back into society.

The peace process in Colombia has reached a new landmark. On Nov. 30, both houses of Congress approved a bill establishing an alternative criminal justice system to judge those accused of war crimes during the country's 52-year conflict. But, like every step in this arduous multi-year peace effort, this ...
What the future holds for Colombia after 52 years of civil war is uncertain. Even with a new accord, the peace process remains fragile. One sign of hope is the award of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos - an expression of support for the process of peaceful dialogue.
The peace Agreement was meant to end the 50-year armed conflict that had resulted in the deaths of more than 220,000 Colombians and displaced nearly seven million people. "Although the number of civilian deaths has gone down since the Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and ...
... victims of sexual violence during Colombia's armed conflict between 1985 and 2016, with the impunity rate for the crimes exceeding 90%, according to a publication by the National Center of Historical Memory (CNMH), reported RCN Radio on Monday. The report entitled "The war inscribed on the Body" ...
... victims of sexual violence during Colombia's armed conflict between 1985 and 2016, with the impunity rate for the crimes exceeding 90%, according to a publication by the National Center of Historical Memory (CNMH), reported RCN Radio on Monday. The report entitled "The war inscribed on the Body" ...
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday said he has no faith the so-called "war on drugs" will be won by persecuting drug users and coca farmers. The president of the world's largest cocaine exporter bashed repressive counter-narcotics strategies in a speech before the assembly of Portugal, ...
Restrepo, who lost his sight during the country's civil war, received a ... the pope thanked him for his sacrifice during Colombia's armed conflict.
Colombia's war crimes tribunal close to being sunk by Congress ... a peace process to end more than half a century of armed conflict.
The commission that seeks to establish the truth behind Colombia's half-a-century armed conflict between Marxist FARC guerrillas will be led ...
UN urges Colombia congress to ratify war crimes tribunal ... end more than half a century of armed conflict that left more than 8 million victims.
Like the United States, the nation of Colombia has been fighting --and losing -- the Drug war. And, like the US, Colombia is changing its ...

The news about the CIA cable made big headlines in Colombia, in part ... says that Hitler lived in Colombia and Argentina after World War II.
... formed in 1997 to unite multiple regional anti-guerrilla groups and soon became one of the primary victimizers in Colombia's armed conflict.
Venezuela: Maduro Accuses Colombia's Santos of Aiding currency war ... Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has criticized his Colombian ... to the border to sell them to the mafias of Juan Manuel Santos in Colombia.
Colombia will launch a regional "committee for peace" to improve the reintegration process for hundreds of former FARC rebels in the war-torn ...
Colombian President and University of Kansas alumnus Juan Manuel ... For many years, Santos said, it seemed the Colombian civil war would ...
A newly declassified document from the CIA claims that Adolf Hitler apparently survived World War II and lived in Colombia for several months ...
At a coffee fair held on an outdoor basketball court in the Colombian town of ... Marxist guerrillas and government troops in a war that finally ended last year, the ...
Battle for the mother land: indigenous people of Colombia fighting for their ..... "After 50 years of war, we still have this," said a local government ...
BOGOTA, Oct 28: US President Donald Trump said he is concerned about the "extraordinary" increase in drug crops in Colombia, in a letter to ...
Felix Salcedo lost an arm fighting during Colombia's half-century civil war which ended in August. Today, he uses his remaining arm to grow ...
How Radio Changed the Course of a 50-Year civil war ... This article originally appeared on ¡PACIFISTA!, VICE Colombia's platform for ...
Colombia is combating coca cultivation, the lowest ECHELON of the cocaine trade, in Guaviare, a province with a history dominated by drug ...
Santos, who won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end the Colombian civil war, will speak at the Lied Center on November 1.
Hundreds of one-time rebels accused or convicted of serious war crimes in Colombia have been released from jail after signing identical ...
Now, after 52 years of war, Colombia is regaining control of large tracts of land -- many of them rich in biodiversity -- that previously had been ...
One is the Colombian authorities supine obedience to the United States and the other is their need to continue a state of war as a business that ...
Colombian authorities are combating cocaine production in some of the most remote regions. Cauca is one of the long-neglected areas where ...
A couple of scrap collectors discard the stones in which they have found no gold. Picture from 2017 at Las Brisas mine, on the outskirts of ...
Participation of fighters from Colombia against Maduro serves as the ... Latin American country into chaos of political turbulence and civil war.
"The armed conflict took so much from us," one young farmer and ... Colombia's central bank, found that avocado production in war-torn 1992 ...
Estados Unidos, a township in the north of Colombia, once had 1,000 inhabitants. After three massacres and hundreds of homicides all but ...
Drug trafficking has corrupted Colombia's armed conflict since the two got entangled in a series of events in 1981 and 1982. On March 13, 1981 ...
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia must maintain eradication and ... which has funded Colombia's half century war that has killed more than ...
women will make up more than half of all judges in Colombia's war tribunals, a historic move that gives women an equal say in building peace ...
Monitoring groups in Colombia say the number of mass displacements in the country has increased in 2017 despite the end of the conflict ...
Amid heated discord between the United States and Colombia ... "I have said on many occasions that the war on drugs has not been won and ...
BOGOTA, Colombia -- U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening that he may decertify Colombia as a partner in the war against drugs unless ...
30, both houses of Congress approved a bill establishing an alternative criminal justice system to judge those accused of war crimes during the ... For 10 months, congressional representatives who oppose Colombia's controversial November 2016 peace accord with the FARC guerrillas have used all ...
US President Donald Trump said he is concerned about the "extraordinary" increase in drug crops in Colombia, in a letter to his Colombian ...
The process of integrating leftist rebels into Colombian society after more than 50 years of war is not going well and could affect the peace ...
Many of the massacres were committed in the armed conflict between Marxist guerrilla groups and the state. Others marked key events leading ...
The armed conflict between the Colombian government and the ... The war resulted in the deaths of more than 220,000 Colombians and ...
Some 25,000 people cross the bridge into Colombia every day. ... into Colombia from Venezuela originally fled the armed conflict in Colombia.


 

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