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Stamford Advocate
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcomethan ever before, so we're just starting to do that, so they know that the futu
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcome
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
than ever before, so we're just starting to do that, so they know that the future is not very bright," he added. But the Colombian government has a poor track record when it comes to protecting demobilized combatants. And while the military is... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcomethan ever before, so we're just starting to do that, so they know that the futu
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcome
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 hours ago
than ever before, so we're just starting to do that, so they know that the future is not very bright," he added. But the Colombian government has a poor track record when it comes to protecting demobilized combatants. And while the military is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pablo Escobar's brother on life as his drug lord sibling's money man£19billion amassed through smuggling. If he was alive today – and his cartel’s
Pablo Escobar's brother on life as his drug lord sibling's money man
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
£19billion amassed through smuggling. If he was alive today – and his cartel’s wealth had not been reclaimed by the Colombian government – his wealth would be £49billion, which would make him the world’s eighth wealthiest... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcomethan ever before, so we're just starting to do that, so they know that the futu
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcome
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
than ever before, so we're just starting to do that, so they know that the future is not very bright," he added. But the Colombian government has a poor track record when it comes to protecting demobilized combatants. And while the military is... Read more
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DW
Ingrid Betancourt: "I forgive my tormentors" |has been pushing for an end to the civil war in her country. A few days before
Ingrid Betancourt: "I forgive my tormentors" |
DW / Posted 19 hours ago
has been pushing for an end to the civil war in her country. A few days before the signing of the peace treaty between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels on September 26th, DW reporter Astrid Prange met her in Paris, her second home. She... Read more
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DW
Ingrid Betancourt: "Sometimes, it is impossible to forgive" |has been pushing for an end to the civil war in her country. A few days before
Ingrid Betancourt: "Sometimes, it is impossible to forgive" |
DW / Posted 20 hours ago
has been pushing for an end to the civil war in her country. A few days before the signing of the peace treaty between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels on September 26th, DW reporter Astrid Prange met her in Paris, her second home. She... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The American Diplomat Who Helped Bring An End To Colombia's WarWhen the Colombian government and Marxist rebels ink a final peace accord Monda
The American Diplomat Who Helped Bring An End To Colombia's War
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
When the Colombian government and Marxist rebels ink a final peace accord Monday to end a 52-year guerrilla war, an American envoy will be one of the special guests at the signing ceremony. Last year, the Obama administration dispatched veteran U.S.... Read more
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Rappler
Colombia to sign historic peace dealon October 2. Recent polls show the "Yes" camp in the lead. The FARC, a Marxis
Colombia to sign historic peace deal
Rappler / Posted yesterday
on October 2. Recent polls show the "Yes" camp in the lead. The FARC, a Marxist guerrilla group, launched its war on the Colombian government in 1964, in the aftermath of a peasant uprising that was brutally put down by the army. Over the... Read more
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BBC News
Female Farc fighter admits babies were abortedlay down their arms, reintegrate into society and become a political party. It
Female Farc fighter admits babies were aborted
BBC News / Posted yesterday
lay down their arms, reintegrate into society and become a political party. It follows a peace agreement reached with the Colombian government to put an end to the 52-year internal conflict that has left over 260,000 people dead and millions... Read more
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New Kerala
Development requires an end to colonialism, Nicaraguan Vice-President tells UN - newkerala.com #123141assumed the leadership of the Non-Aligned Movement. He also saluted the signing
Development requires an end to colonialism, Nicaraguan Vice-President tells UN - newkerala.com #123141
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
assumed the leadership of the Non-Aligned Movement. He also saluted the signing of the peace agreements between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP). As for Puerto Rico, it is required for the... Read more
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Variety
‘Guilty Men’ (Parientethings don’t go as planned, and they’re left holding the dough. For those in th
‘Guilty Men’ (Pariente
Variety / Posted yesterday
things don’t go as planned, and they’re left holding the dough. For those in the know, the timing is crucial: In 2005, the Colombian government was negotiating to demobilize the paramilitary groups, creating an atmosphere of uncertainty regarding... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia's FARC ratifies peace accord to end five-decade warPablo Catatumbo and Joaquin Gomez during a news conference at the camp where th
Colombia's FARC ratifies peace accord to end five-decade war
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Pablo Catatumbo and Joaquin Gomez during a news conference at the camp where they prepare to ratify a peace deal with the Colombian government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia, September 23, 2016. REUTERS/John Vizcaino Revolutionary... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
FARC rebels 'unanimously back' Colombia peace dealthe accord Monday in the Caribbean coast city of Cartagena. The FARC, a Marxis
FARC rebels 'unanimously back' Colombia peace deal
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
the accord Monday in the Caribbean coast city of Cartagena. The FARC, a Marxist guerrilla group, launched its war on the Colombian government in 1964, in the aftermath of a brutally repressed peasant uprising. Over the decades, the conflict has... Read more
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Quartz
In Colombia, the world’s oldest guerrilla army is preparing to lay down its armsOver its five decades of war with the Colombian government, Colombia’s FARC has
In Colombia, the world’s oldest guerrilla army is preparing to lay down its arms
Quartz / Posted yesterday
Over its five decades of war with the Colombian government, Colombia’s FARC has held nine summits to plot military strategy. This week, it’s holding its 10th National Guerrilla Conference to talk peace. The powwow, which is taking place in a... Read more
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ABC News
Celebrating the End of Fighting in Colombia, FARC Looks to the Futureof Colombia to attend the meeting, where leader Rodrigo Londono and other comma
Celebrating the End of Fighting in Colombia, FARC Looks to the Future
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
of Colombia to attend the meeting, where leader Rodrigo Londono and other commanders will ratify a peace accord with the Colombian government, hammered out over four years of negotiations. FARC members at a cultural event during the conference in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU Representative Urges World Leaders to Work for Peaceit might take years, peace is always possible depending on if leaders work to m
EU Representative Urges World Leaders to Work for Peace
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
it might take years, peace is always possible depending on if leaders work to make it real. "In a few days' time, the Colombian government and the FARC (rebels) will sign a peace agreement in Cartagena after 50 years of war, which means... Read more
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Miami New Times
On the Venezuelan-Colombian Border, the Tide Has Turneditems such as rice and toilet paper that aren't available back home. A growing
On the Venezuelan-Colombian Border, the Tide Has Turned
Miami New Times / Posted 4 days ago
items such as rice and toilet paper that aren't available back home. A growing number flee permanently to Colombia. The Colombian government is making contingency plans to receive up to 1 million arrivals in the coming months. As recently as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Big Data and Africa's Green Revolutionproducers saved millions of dollars by delaying planting until a dry spell had
Big Data and Africa's Green Revolution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
producers saved millions of dollars by delaying planting until a dry spell had passed. This was the result of CIAT and the Colombian government working together with shared information and shared goals. I want to see these kinds of innovations and... Read more
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New Kerala
As 'environment powerhouse,' Brazil to join Paris climate accord, President tells UN Assembly - newkerala.com #121538not all news is bad for diplomacy, he said, citing the Iranian nuclear issue, t
As 'environment powerhouse,' Brazil to join Paris climate accord, President tells UN Assembly - newkerala.com #121538
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
not all news is bad for diplomacy, he said, citing the Iranian nuclear issue, the peace accord between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Peoples Army (FARC-EP), as well as the reestablishment of... Read more
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CTV News
Liberals consider sending peacekeepers to monitor peace in ColombiaNations looking for more information about the observer mission in Colombia, in
Liberals consider sending peacekeepers to monitor peace in Colombia
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
Nations looking for more information about the observer mission in Colombia, including potential security hazards. The Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the guerrilla group widely known as FARC, agreed to a peace... Read more
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Reuters
As peace nears, Colombia's FARC rebels reunite with lost familiesmonths pregnant, sits next to her husband and gifts for the baby at a camp wher
As peace nears, Colombia's FARC rebels reunite with lost families
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
months pregnant, sits next to her husband and gifts for the baby at a camp where the FARC will ratify a peace deal with the Colombian government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/John Vizcaino Revolutionary... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Once little known, Colombia's peacemaker hailed as heroIn this Sept. 14, 2016 photo, the chief peace negotiator for the Colombian gove
Once little known, Colombia's peacemaker hailed as hero
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
In this Sept. 14, 2016 photo, the chief peace negotiator for the Colombian government, Humberto De la Calle, talks to an aide in Barranquilla, Colombia. After securing in Cuba a historic peace deal with the FARC rebels, some are talking about him as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Once little know, Colombia's peacemaker gets hero's welcomeIn this Sept. 14, 2016 photo, the chief peace negotiator for the Colombian gove
Once little know, Colombia's peacemaker gets hero's welcome
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
In this Sept. 14, 2016 photo, the chief peace negotiator for the Colombian government, Humberto De la Calle, talks to an aide in Barranquilla, Colombia. After securing in Cuba a historic peace deal with the FARC rebels, some are talking about him as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rebel music: FARC celebrate Colombia peace accord in concertSept. 18, 2016. FARC leaders and delegates are gathering to debate and vote on
Rebel music: FARC celebrate Colombia peace accord in concert
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
Sept. 18, 2016. FARC leaders and delegates are gathering to debate and vote on an accord reached last month with the Colombian government to end five decades of war. less Willington, left, a rebel of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of... Read more
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Orange County Register
How U.S. intervention helped turn the tide in Colombia– The guerrillas summoned Camilo Gomez to the jungle on Dec. 24, ruining his Ch
How U.S. intervention helped turn the tide in Colombia
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
– The guerrillas summoned Camilo Gomez to the jungle on Dec. 24, ruining his Christmas. It was 2001, and Gomez was the Colombian government’s chief negotiator in failing peace talks with the rebels. He grudgingly said goodbye to his family in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How 2 of the world's most powerful and dangerous drug lords comparewater or lost," Escobar's brother, Roberto, wrote in a 2009 book. Escobar's il
How 2 of the world's most powerful and dangerous drug lords compare
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
water or lost," Escobar's brother, Roberto, wrote in a 2009 book. Escobar's illicit empire attracted the attention of the Colombian government, which attempted to shut his operations down. Clashes between the government and drug traffickers... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How 2 of the world's most powerful and dangerous drug lords comparewater or lost," Escobar's brother, Roberto, wrote in a 2009 book. Escobar's il
How 2 of the world's most powerful and dangerous drug lords compare
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
water or lost," Escobar's brother, Roberto, wrote in a 2009 book. Escobar's illicit empire attracted the attention of the Colombian government, which attempted to shut his operations down. Clashes between the government and drug traffickers... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
How 2 of the world's most powerful and dangerous drug lords comparewater or lost," Escobar's brother, Roberto, wrote in a 2009 book. Escobar's il
How 2 of the world's most powerful and dangerous drug lords compare
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
water or lost," Escobar's brother, Roberto, wrote in a 2009 book. Escobar's illicit empire attracted the attention of the Colombian government, which attempted to shut his operations down. Clashes between the government and drug traffickers... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cocaine King Pablo Escobar's herd of HIPPOS are terrorising localsof the hippos has led to a backlash, with many demanding they be left to roam f
Cocaine King Pablo Escobar's herd of HIPPOS are terrorising locals
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
of the hippos has led to a backlash, with many demanding they be left to roam free. David Echeverri, a researcher with the Colombian government environmental agency Cornare, said: “I have personally been part of the capture process and so have... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Renouncing Pablo Escobar's Sins, His Son Trafficks In Motivational Talksbut the rival Cali cartel had vowed to kill surviving Escobar family members. A
Renouncing Pablo Escobar's Sins, His Son Trafficks In Motivational Talks
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
but the rival Cali cartel had vowed to kill surviving Escobar family members. After receiving new identities from the Colombian government, Marroquin, along with his girlfriend, mother and sister, moved to Argentina. It was a difficult... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Renouncing Pablo Escobar's Sins, His Son Trafficks In Motivational Talksbut the rival Cali cartel had vowed to kill surviving Escobar family members. A
Renouncing Pablo Escobar's Sins, His Son Trafficks In Motivational Talks
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
but the rival Cali cartel had vowed to kill surviving Escobar family members. After receiving new identities from the Colombian government, Marroquin, along with his girlfriend, mother and sister, moved to Argentina. It was a difficult... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Meet Pablo Escobar's hitman - the world's most dangerous manMediaLa Catedral was a prison built by MedellÌ-n Cartel leader Pablo Escobar, u
Meet Pablo Escobar's hitman - the world's most dangerous man
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
MediaLa Catedral was a prison built by MedellÌ-n Cartel leader Pablo Escobar, under a 1991 agreement with the Colombian government "Despite how he is portrayed on film he was a very quiet man, a friend and a father-like figure. “In... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Colombia's FARC kicks off last congress as guerrilla armyFARC rebels are gathering for a congress were delegates will debate and vote on
Colombia's FARC kicks off last congress as guerrilla army
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
FARC rebels are gathering for a congress were delegates will debate and vote on the accord reached last month with the Colombian government to end five decades of war. less Gina, rebel from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC),... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
NZ criticism of Afghanistan at UN provokes sharp response388 children killed in six months," he said. Earlier in the week, McCully also
NZ criticism of Afghanistan at UN provokes sharp response
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
388 children killed in six months," he said. Earlier in the week, McCully also chaired a historic peace deal between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), who have agreed to a ceasefire after more than 50... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
NZ attacks Afghanistan Govt at UN Security Council388 children killed in six months," he said. Earlier in the week, McCully also
NZ attacks Afghanistan Govt at UN Security Council
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
388 children killed in six months," he said. Earlier in the week, McCully also chaired a historic peace deal between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), who have agreed to a ceasefire after more than 50... Read more
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Orange County Register
U.N. approves mission to monitor Colombian, FARC peace-deal signingfor sponsoring the resolution authorizing the political mission. British Ambas
U.N. approves mission to monitor Colombian, FARC peace-deal signing
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
for sponsoring the resolution authorizing the political mission. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft congratulated the Colombian government on reaching an agreement with FARC. “It’s a nice change from the normal routine to have a positive... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
UN approves Colombia peace missionfor sponsoring the resolution authorizing the political mission. British Ambas
UN approves Colombia peace mission
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
for sponsoring the resolution authorizing the political mission. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft congratulated the Colombian government on reaching an agreement with FARC. "It's a nice change from the normal routine to have a positive... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN council approves Colombia missionthe conflict. The British-drafted resolution provides for the cost of the new
UN council approves Colombia mission
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
the conflict. The British-drafted resolution provides for the cost of the new mission to be shared equally between the Colombian government and the United Nations and stresses the need to speed up the deployment of the observers. "With this... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
UN council approves Colombia missionthe conflict. The British-drafted resolution provides for the cost of the new
UN council approves Colombia mission
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
the conflict. The British-drafted resolution provides for the cost of the new mission to be shared equally between the Colombian government and the United Nations and stresses the need to speed up the deployment of the observers. "With this... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN approves Colombia peace missionfor sponsoring the resolution authorizing the political mission. British Ambas
UN approves Colombia peace mission
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
for sponsoring the resolution authorizing the political mission. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft congratulated the Colombian government on reaching an agreement with FARC. "It's a nice change from the normal routine to have a positive... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
UN approves Colombia peace missionfor sponsoring the resolution authorizing the political mission. British Ambas
UN approves Colombia peace mission
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 11 days ago
for sponsoring the resolution authorizing the political mission. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft congratulated the Colombian government on reaching an agreement with FARC. "It's a nice change from the normal routine to have a positive... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pablo Escobar’s son finds Netflix show ‘insulting’still consider him a hero to this day because of his generous contributions to
Pablo Escobar’s son finds Netflix show ‘insulting’
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
still consider him a hero to this day because of his generous contributions to the restoration of the city. For the Colombian government, Escobar remains a criminal responsible for at least the murder of 3,000 people—while it is possible... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Taking on Big Food: How low-income countries are targeted for distribution of junkcompanies bring much-needed revenue in tough economic times and often get speci
Taking on Big Food: How low-income countries are targeted for distribution of junk
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 days ago
companies bring much-needed revenue in tough economic times and often get special government protection. Last week, the Colombian government banned a TV advertisement warning people of the health dangers posed by sugary drinks – not because the... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Colombia Selects 'Alias Maria' for Foreignarmed conflict recently came to a halt after an historic peace agreement betwee
Colombia Selects 'Alias Maria' for Foreign
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
armed conflict recently came to a halt after an historic peace agreement between the FARC guerrilla forces and the Colombian government. Consuelo Luzardo, head of ACACC, said the film can stand out because of its theme, and because it... Read more
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Unicef
UNICEF Colombia receives first group of children released from FARC-EP ranksover to UNICEF in a temporary reception centre. The release comes ahead of the
UNICEF Colombia receives first group of children released from FARC-EP ranks
Unicef / Posted 13 days ago
over to UNICEF in a temporary reception centre. The release comes ahead of the formal signing of a peace deal between the Colombian Government and FARC-EP, scheduled for 26 September. The deal will end more than 50 years of war. The children were... Read more
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Quartz
The Americas’ oldest armed conflict just ended—what now?changes. FARC must give up its 60% share of the Colombian cocaine trade, which
The Americas’ oldest armed conflict just ended—what now?
Quartz / Posted 14 days ago
changes. FARC must give up its 60% share of the Colombian cocaine trade, which brings in about $200 million a year. (The Colombian government pegs this (link in Spanish) at a hyperbolic $3.5 billion). The group will also have to abandon a wide... Read more
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New Kerala
FARC rebels release 13 child soldiers in potential peace deal - newkerala.com #117360that"discretion is key to the success of such missions," which are expected to
FARC rebels release 13 child soldiers in potential peace deal - newkerala.com #117360
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
that"discretion is key to the success of such missions," which are expected to continue under a treaty between FARC and the Colombian Government. For decades, the rebels have forced children to become soldiers, training them as guerrillas to lay... Read more
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Boston Globe
US extradition benefits warlords from Colombiaon Feb. 4, 2001. Henríquez had been organizing farmers to substitute legal cro
US extradition benefits warlords from Colombia
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
on Feb. 4, 2001. Henríquez had been organizing farmers to substitute legal crops like cacao for coca, which the current Colombian government, on the verge of ending a civil war fueled by the narcotics trade, is promoting as an antidrug... Read more
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DW
Colombia's FARC starts demobilization of child soldiers |last month's historic peace deal between Marxist guerrillas of the Revolutionar
Colombia's FARC starts demobilization of child soldiers |
DW / Posted 14 days ago
last month's historic peace deal between Marxist guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the Colombian government to end a half century of fighting. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said the minors... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
FARC rebels in Colombia release child soldiers in potential peace deal"discretion is key to the success of such missions," which are expected to cont
FARC rebels in Colombia release child soldiers in potential peace deal
KTXS Abilene / Posted 14 days ago
"discretion is key to the success of such missions," which are expected to continue under a treaty between FARC and the Colombian government. For decades, the rebels have forced children to become soldiers, training them as guerrillas to lay... Read more
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