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EuroNews
Colombia's peace deal heads to Congresssquander the compromise reached by the FARC and the Colombian government.” Vin
Colombia's peace deal heads to Congress
EuroNews / Posted 52 minutes ago
squander the compromise reached by the FARC and the Colombian government.” Vincenç Batalla, euronews: “Former President Alvaro Uribe is against this deal. To what extent could he obstruct the process?” Adriana Benjumea, Humanas: “In fact, the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Today Colombia, tomorrow the Philippinesarmy emerged in the mid-1960 defending the rights of peasants in rural Colombia
Today Colombia, tomorrow the Philippines
Manila Standard Today / Posted 56 minutes ago
army emerged in the mid-1960 defending the rights of peasants in rural Colombia. The administrations of President Alvaro Uribe (2002-2010) and President Juan Manuel Santos (2010-to date) carried out numerous military offensives which... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia's FARC rebels face tricky return under peace dealin 2001, rebels from here were stationed in surrounding towns until a hardline
Colombia's FARC rebels face tricky return under peace deal
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
in 2001, rebels from here were stationed in surrounding towns until a hardline offensive spearheaded by then-President Alvaro Uribe pushed them back into the inhospitable mountains. They suffered nightly bombing raids that they remember as the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Colombia sends peace deal to Congressinto society and building peace was far less than spending on the conflict. Op
Colombia sends peace deal to Congress
iol.co.za / Posted 12 hours ago
into society and building peace was far less than spending on the conflict. Opponents of the deal, led by former President Alvaro Uribe, say it gives rebels amnesty for too many crimes and is unfair to law-abiding citizens because it calls for... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Colombia agrees deal to end war with Farcfinish the Farc militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presid
Colombia agrees deal to end war with Farc
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
finish the Farc militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presidents, including popular right-wing hardliner Alvaro Uribe. In Bogota, several hundred people gathered around a giant screen in the rain to listen to the announcement,... Read more
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News.com.au
Colombia sends peace deal to Congressinto society and building peace was far less than spending on the conflict. Op
Colombia sends peace deal to Congress
News.com.au / Posted 22 hours ago
into society and building peace was far less than spending on the conflict. Opponents of the deal, led by former President Alvaro Uribe, say it gives rebels amnesty for too many crimes and is unfair to law-abiding citizens because it calls for... Read more
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EuroNews
Colombia government urges referendum backing for FARC peace dealleftist FARC rebels will give up their armed struggle and join the political pr
Colombia government urges referendum backing for FARC peace deal
EuroNews / Posted 23 hours ago
leftist FARC rebels will give up their armed struggle and join the political process. Critics, led by former President Alvaro Uribe, say the agreement to end half a century of conflict gives rebels amnesty for too many crimes and calls unfairly... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Peace deal with Colombian rebels ends 52-year war that killed 220,000me. “Colombians: the decision is in your hands. Never before have our citizens
Peace deal with Colombian rebels ends 52-year war that killed 220,000
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 hours ago
me. “Colombians: the decision is in your hands. Never before have our citizens had within their reach the key to their future.” The agreement is however opposed by two former Colombian presidents, including popular right-wing hardliner Alvaro Uri... Read more
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Miami New Times
Colombia's Peace Deal With FARC Is Reason For Cautious Hope In Miamiis far from done. The Colombian people will have to approve the peace deal in a
Colombia's Peace Deal With FARC Is Reason For Cautious Hope In Miami
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
is far from done. The Colombian people will have to approve the peace deal in a vote scheduled for Oct. 2. Former President Alvaro Uribe is campaigning hard against the plan. Still, Houdard says despite all his concerns he hopes the deal... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Final Peace Accord for Colombia FARC-EP and Government Agreed13 percent participation threshold—need to vote "Yes" in the plebiscite. Far-r
Final Peace Accord for Colombia FARC-EP and Government Agreed
Radio Angulo / Posted yesterday
13 percent participation threshold—need to vote "Yes" in the plebiscite. Far-right former president and current Senator Alvaro Uribe, whose presidency saw record levels of paramilitary activity, human rights violations and displacements, has... Read more
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SKY News
Colombia Agrees Historic Peace Deal With Rebelsis to finish the FARC militarily. Two former presidents oppose the accord, inc
Colombia Agrees Historic Peace Deal With Rebels
SKY News / Posted yesterday
is to finish the FARC militarily. Two former presidents oppose the accord, including the popular right-wing hardliner Alvaro Uribe. Photos of people who went missing during the FARC conflict in Colombia Under the agreement, the FARC will... Read more
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dna
Colombia, FARC sign final deal to end five decades of bloodshedLong, International Relations lecturer at Reading University. "But opposition f
Colombia, FARC sign final deal to end five decades of bloodshed
dna / Posted yesterday
Long, International Relations lecturer at Reading University. "But opposition from former presidents (Andres) Pastrana and (Alvaro) Uribe will force Santos to campaign hard for the accord." A previous round of talks, under Pastrana between 1999 and... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century of bloodshedfinish the FARC militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presid
Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century of bloodshed
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
finish the FARC militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presidents, including popular right-wing hardliner Alvaro Uribe. In Bogota, several hundred people gathered around a giant screen in the rain to listen to the announcement,... Read more
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CNBC
Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century of warfinish the FARC militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presid
Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century of war
CNBC / Posted yesterday
finish the FARC militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presidents, including popular right-wing hardliner Alvaro Uribe. In Bogota, several hundred people gathered around a giant screen in the rain to listen to the announcement,... Read more
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RTE News
Colombian government reaches peace deal with FARCfinish the FARC militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presid
Colombian government reaches peace deal with FARC
RTE News / Posted yesterday
finish the FARC militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presidents, including popular right-wing hardliner Alvaro Uribe. In Bogota, several hundred people gathered around a giant screen in the rain to listen to the announcement,... Read more
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FOX News
A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel grouphim to Colombia. — Aug. 16, 2007: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offers to m
A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel group
FOX News / Posted yesterday
him to Colombia. — Aug. 16, 2007: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offers to mediate between FARC and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe. Effort collapses few months later. — March 1, 2008: FARC Secretariat member known by alias Raul Reyes killed... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel grouphim to Colombia. �Aug. 16, 2007: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offers to me
A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel group
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
him to Colombia. �Aug. 16, 2007: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offers to mediate between FARC and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe. Effort collapses few months later. �March 1, 2008: FARC Secretariat member known by alias Raul Reyes killed in... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel grouphim to Colombia. �Aug. 16, 2007: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offers to me
A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel group
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
him to Colombia. �Aug. 16, 2007: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offers to mediate between FARC and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe. Effort collapses few months later. �March 1, 2008: FARC Secretariat member known by alias Raul Reyes killed in... Read more
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International Business Times
Colombia and Farc rebels reach historic peace deal to end 52-year civil warupcoming national referendum to ratify the deal. While Santos will sell it to h
Colombia and Farc rebels reach historic peace deal to end 52-year civil war
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
upcoming national referendum to ratify the deal. While Santos will sell it to his people, his predecessor, former president Alvaro Uribe, is expected to lead the opposition. Members of a growing campaign already developing against the pact believe... Read more
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Newser
Deal Will End 52-Year War, but Hurdles Remainby the rebels] may be resolved with reduced sentences," writes the Times. As a
Deal Will End 52-Year War, but Hurdles Remain
Newser / Posted yesterday
by the rebels] may be resolved with reduced sentences," writes the Times. As a senator in the party of former President Alvaro Uribe put it, "They will spend zero days in prison, they will be awarded with political representation. This deal... Read more
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Aljazeera
Colombia and FARC rebels reach historic peace dealfinish the FARC militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presid
Colombia and FARC rebels reach historic peace deal
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
finish the FARC militarily. The deal is opposed by two former Colombian presidents, including popular right-wing hardliner Alvaro Uribe. In Colombia's capital Bogota, several hundred people gathered around a giant screen in the rain to listen to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Colombia announces historic peace dealmonitor the ceasefire. The deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a refer
Colombia announces historic peace deal
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
monitor the ceasefire. The deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a referendum. Santos's top rival, former president Alvaro Uribe, is leading the "No" campaign, arguing his successor has given too much away to the FARC. The war, which began... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Colombia announces historic peace pactrebaptized “Peace Colombia” by Obama. There are still obstacles on the way to
Colombia announces historic peace pact
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
rebaptized “Peace Colombia” by Obama. There are still obstacles on the way to peace. Santos’s top rival, former president Alvaro Uribe, is leading a campaign to vote “No” in the referendum, arguing his successor has given too much away to the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Colombia Announces Historic Peace Pactrebaptized “Peace Colombia” by Obama. There are still obstacles on the way to
Colombia Announces Historic Peace Pact
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted yesterday
rebaptized “Peace Colombia” by Obama. There are still obstacles on the way to peace. Santos’s top rival, former president Alvaro Uribe, is leading a campaign to vote “No” in the referendum, arguing his successor has given too much away to the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Colombia, FARC to end decades of bloodshedInternational Relations lecturer at Reading University. “But opposition from f
Colombia, FARC to end decades of bloodshed
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
International Relations lecturer at Reading University. “But opposition from former presidents (Andres) Pastrana and (Alvaro) Uribe will force Santos to campaign hard for the accord.” A previous round of talks, under Pastrana between 1999 and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Colombia-FARC announces historic peace dealthe ceasefire. The deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a referendum.
Colombia-FARC announces historic peace deal
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the ceasefire. The deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a referendum. Santos’s top rival, former president Alvaro Uribe, is leading the “No” campaign, arguing his successor has given too much away to the FARC. The war, which began... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Colombia has reached a historic deal to end a 52-year war, but the next battle will be at the ballot boxa concerted effort to defeat it at the ballot box. The central figure in the c
Colombia has reached a historic deal to end a 52-year war, but the next battle will be at the ballot box
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
a concerted effort to defeat it at the ballot box. The central figure in the campaign to defeat the referendum has been Alvaro Uribe, Colombia's president from 2002 to 2010, under whom Santos served as defense minister and constructed the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Colombia, FARC sign final deal to end five decades of bloodshedInternational Relations lecturer at Reading University. "But opposition from f
Colombia, FARC sign final deal to end five decades of bloodshed
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
International Relations lecturer at Reading University. "But opposition from former presidents (Andres) Pastrana and (Alvaro) Uribe will force Santos to campaign hard for the accord." A previous round of talks, under Pastrana between 1999 and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Colombia, FARC sign final deal to end five decades of bloodshedInternational Relations lecturer at Reading University. "But opposition from f
Colombia, FARC sign final deal to end five decades of bloodshed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
International Relations lecturer at Reading University. "But opposition from former presidents [Andres] Pastrana and [Alvaro] Uribe will force Santos to campaign hard for the accord." A previous round of talks, under Mr Pastrana between 1999... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Colombia announces historic peace dealReferendum looms - The deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a referend
Colombia announces historic peace deal
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Referendum looms - The deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a referendum. Santos's top rival, former president Alvaro Uribe, is leading the "No" campaign, arguing his successor has given too much away to the FARC. The war, which began... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombia, FARC rebels reach historic peace dealthe ceasefire. The deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a referendum.
Colombia, FARC rebels reach historic peace deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
the ceasefire. The deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a referendum. Santos's top rival, former president Alvaro Uribe, is leading the "No" campaign, arguing his successor has given too much away to the FARC. The war, which began... Read more
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BBC News
Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreementto hold a popular vote to endorse the terms of the deal. A vote is expected to
Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement
BBC News / Posted yesterday
to hold a popular vote to endorse the terms of the deal. A vote is expected to take place in October. Former President Alvaro Uribe is leading the campaign to get the agreement rejected.Image caption Farc rebels have been fighting the... Read more
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Raw Story
Columbian government set to announce ‘historic’ peace deal with FARC rebelsbut certain. However, the deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a refer
Columbian government set to announce ‘historic’ peace deal with FARC rebels
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
but certain. However, the deal must still be endorsed by Colombians in a referendum. Santos’s top rival, former president Alvaro Uribe, is leading the “No” campaign, arguing his successor has given too much away to the FARC. Meanwhile, the... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia, FARC sign final deal to end five decades of bloodshedInternational Relations lecturer at Reading University. "But opposition from f
Colombia, FARC sign final deal to end five decades of bloodshed
Reuters / Posted yesterday
International Relations lecturer at Reading University. "But opposition from former presidents (Andres) Pastrana and (Alvaro) Uribe will force Santos to campaign hard for the accord." A previous round of talks, under Pastrana between 1999 and... Read more
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Business Insider
Colombia has reached a historic deal to end a 52-year war, but the next battle will be at the ballot boxa concerted effort to defeat it at the ballot box. The central figure in the c
Colombia has reached a historic deal to end a 52-year war, but the next battle will be at the ballot box
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
a concerted effort to defeat it at the ballot box. The central figure in the campaign to defeat the referendum has been Alvaro Uribe, Colombia's president from 2002 to 2010, under whom Santos served as defense minister and constructed the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Colombia has reached a historic deal to end a 52-year war, but the next battle will be at the ballot boxa concerted effort to defeat it at the ballot box. The central figure in the c
Colombia has reached a historic deal to end a 52-year war, but the next battle will be at the ballot box
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
a concerted effort to defeat it at the ballot box. The central figure in the campaign to defeat the referendum has been Alvaro Uribe, Colombia's president from 2002 to 2010, under whom Santos served as defense minister and constructed the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Colombia has reached a historic deal to end a 52-year war, but the next battle will be at the ballot boxa concerted effort to defeat it at the ballot box. The central figure in the c
Colombia has reached a historic deal to end a 52-year war, but the next battle will be at the ballot box
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
a concerted effort to defeat it at the ballot box. The central figure in the campaign to defeat the referendum has been Alvaro Uribe, Colombia's president from 2002 to 2010, under whom Santos served as defense minister and constructed the... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia's war victims urge forgiveness as society splits over peace dealto the peace talks is led by Colombia's main opposition party - the right-wing
Colombia's war victims urge forgiveness as society splits over peace deal
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
to the peace talks is led by Colombia's main opposition party - the right-wing Centre Democratic party of former president Alvaro Uribe, who in office dealt heavy blows against the FARC in a U.S.-backed counterinsurgency campaign. The FARC's... Read more
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Swissinfo
Two-thirds of Colombians to back potential peace deal in vote - pollof the country's 33 million eligible voters. Colombia's principal opposition p
Two-thirds of Colombians to back potential peace deal in vote - poll
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
of the country's 33 million eligible voters. Colombia's principal opposition party, headed by hardline former President Alvaro Uribe, has said it will campaign for a 'no' vote. The following table shows the results of recent surveys on the... Read more
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Reuters
Two-thirds of Colombians to back potential peace deal in voteof the country's 33 million eligible voters. Colombia's principal opposition p
Two-thirds of Colombians to back potential peace deal in vote
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
of the country's 33 million eligible voters. Colombia's principal opposition party, headed by hardline former President Alvaro Uribe, has said it will campaign for a 'no' vote. The following table shows the results of recent surveys on the... Read more
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The Irish Times
I keep hearing about the Irish peace process in Colombiathe power-sharing structures of the Good Friday Agreement. Even the main oppone
I keep hearing about the Irish peace process in Colombia
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
the power-sharing structures of the Good Friday Agreement. Even the main opponent of the peace process, former president Alvaro Uribe, has used the Northern Irish peace process as part of his rhetoric, claiming the British government never... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombians to reject potential peace deal at ballot box - Ipsos pollsupport from the country's 33 million eligible voters. Colombia's principal op
Colombians to reject potential peace deal at ballot box - Ipsos poll
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
support from the country's 33 million eligible voters. Colombia's principal opposition party, headed by hardline ex-president Alvaro Uribe, has said it will campaign for a 'no' vote. (Reporting by Julia Symmes Cobb; Editing by Bernade... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 7, 2016so severe it would have to replace 16 miles of pipeline at the huge Prudhoe Bay
This day in history, Aug. 7, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
so severe it would have to replace 16 miles of pipeline at the huge Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska. Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe was sworn in for an unprecedented second term. Five years ago: The Treasury Department announced that Secretary... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in Historyso severe it would have to replace 16 miles of pipeline at the huge Prudhoe Bay
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
so severe it would have to replace 16 miles of pipeline at the huge Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska. Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe (oo-REE'-bay) was sworn in for an unprecedented second term. Five years ago: The Treasury Department announced... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyso severe it would have to replace 16 miles of pipeline at the huge Prudhoe Bay
This day in history
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
so severe it would have to replace 16 miles of pipeline at the huge Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska. Colombia’s President Alvaro Uribe was sworn in for an unprecedented second term. In 2011, the Treasury Department announced that Secretary... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in Historyso severe it would have to replace 16 miles of pipeline at the huge Prudhoe Bay
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 19 days ago
so severe it would have to replace 16 miles of pipeline at the huge Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska. Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe (oo-REE'-bay) was sworn in for an unprecedented second term. Five years ago: The Treasury Department announced... Read more
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Reuters
Colombian government and rebels agree on demobilization planmust win over those skeptical of FARC promises to rejoin civil society, includi
Colombian government and rebels agree on demobilization plan
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
must win over those skeptical of FARC promises to rejoin civil society, including supporters of hard-line former President Alvaro Uribe, who contends a deal will grant guerrillas impunity for war crimes. The FARC grew out of a 1960s peasant revolt... Read more
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Swissinfo
Colombian government and rebels agree on demobilization planmust win over those sceptical of FARC promises to rejoin civil society, includi
Colombian government and rebels agree on demobilization plan
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
must win over those sceptical of FARC promises to rejoin civil society, including supporters of hard-line former President Alvaro Uribe, who contends a deal will grant guerrillas impunity for war crimes. The FARC grew out of a 1960s peasant revolt... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia opposition, headed by Uribe, to vote 'no' in peace plebisciteFormer Colombian President Alvaro Uribe (L) delivers a speech to demonstrators
Colombia opposition, headed by Uribe, to vote 'no' in peace plebiscite
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe (L) delivers a speech to demonstrators in front of the Venezuelan consulate in Bogota, Colombia, August 26, 2015. BOGOTA Colombia's principal opposition party, led by former President Alvaro Uribe, announced... Read more
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