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Stamford Advocate
Colombia is about to end a 52-year war, but a bigger, tougher fight is loomingSantander, which are in areas of high FARC activity. The significant spike in
Colombia is about to end a 52-year war, but a bigger, tougher fight is looming
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Santander, which are in areas of high FARC activity. The significant spike in coca production has raised criticism of the Colombian government from several sources. "There are domestic critics that think that Santos' administration has been... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Colombia is about to end a 52-year war, but a bigger, tougher fight is loomingSantander, which are in areas of high FARC activity. The significant spike in
Colombia is about to end a 52-year war, but a bigger, tougher fight is looming
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Santander, which are in areas of high FARC activity. The significant spike in coca production has raised criticism of the Colombian government from several sources. "There are domestic critics that think that Santos' administration has been... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Colombia is about to end a 52-year war, but a bigger, tougher fight is loomingSantander, which are in areas of high FARC activity. The significant spike in
Colombia is about to end a 52-year war, but a bigger, tougher fight is looming
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Santander, which are in areas of high FARC activity. The significant spike in coca production has raised criticism of the Colombian government from several sources. "There are domestic critics that think that Santos' administration has been... Read more
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Billboard
Juanes Defends Colombian Peace Treaty Position, Says Don't Believe Faked Photosthat reads, "I want peace. You? Vote 'no'," insinuating he doesn't agree with t
Juanes Defends Colombian Peace Treaty Position, Says Don't Believe Faked Photos
Billboard / Posted yesterday
that reads, "I want peace. You? Vote 'no'," insinuating he doesn't agree with the cease fire agreement signed by the Colombian government and the rebel group FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia ) in June. "If you know me well,... Read more
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New Kerala
Gender equality, women's empowerment central to Colombian peace process – UN officials - newkerala.com #96213fundamental objectives will be to promote gender equality and the empowerment o
Gender equality, women's empowerment central to Colombian peace process – UN officials - newkerala.com #96213
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
fundamental objectives will be to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women. Since 2012, the FARC and the Colombian Government have been in talks hosted in Havana, seeking to end a 51-year conflict. Throughout the discussions,... Read more
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International Business Times
Farc rebels have sympathy with Kurds but will not join the fight against Isis such a fight," she told the news agency. Dutch-born Nijmeijer has been an inte
Farc rebels have sympathy with Kurds but will not join the fight against Isis
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
such a fight," she told the news agency. Dutch-born Nijmeijer has been an integral part of the peace talks between the Colombian government negotiators and Farc and often the face of the rebels to the outside world. She was named part of the... Read more
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New Now Next
Colombia Government To Promote LGBT Equality In Peace Agreement With Rebel FightersAfter nearly five decades of civil war, the Colombian government is finally mov
Colombia Government To Promote LGBT Equality In Peace Agreement With Rebel Fighters
New Now Next / Posted 2 days ago
After nearly five decades of civil war, the Colombian government is finally moving closer to striking a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which officials say will include measures supporting the equality of women... Read more
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Raw Story
Colombian women, LGBT victims stand to get equal ‘peace rights’by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and the top UN envoy for
Colombian women, LGBT victims stand to get equal ‘peace rights’
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and the top UN envoy for sex abuse in conflict, Zainab Bangura. The Colombian government and FARC rebels have agreed to create conditions “for women and people in sexual minority groups, to... Read more
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New Kerala
Venezuela, Colombia to keep pedestrian border closed - newkerala.com #93076American countries will remain closed over the next few weeks after having been
Venezuela, Colombia to keep pedestrian border closed - newkerala.com #93076
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
American countries will remain closed over the next few weeks after having been briefly opened over the last weekend. The Colombian government on Tuesday said some 130,000 Venezuelans crossed the border last weekend when Venezuela allowed its... Read more
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Rappler
Colombia: Court backs referendum on peace deal with FARCbefore giving its go-ahead to a government bill on the plebiscite, which has al
Colombia: Court backs referendum on peace deal with FARC
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
before giving its go-ahead to a government bill on the plebiscite, which has already been approved by Congress. The Colombian government and the Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are in the final phase of four years of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce foodby a 5-month-old granddaughter. On Saturday, an estimated 35,000 Venezuelans c
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce food
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
by a 5-month-old granddaughter. On Saturday, an estimated 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the border on the first day of what Colombian government is calling a humanitarian corridor. President Nicolas Maduro is trying to deflate any talk of a... Read more
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ABC News
Thousands Cross Venezuela Border Shopping for Scarce Foodby a 5-month-old granddaughter. An estimated 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the bo
Thousands Cross Venezuela Border Shopping for Scarce Food
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
by a 5-month-old granddaughter. An estimated 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the border on Saturday, the first day of what Colombian government is calling a humanitarian corridor. President Nicolas Maduro is trying to deflate talk of a... Read more
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Island Packet
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce foodby a 5-month-old granddaughter. An estimated 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the bo
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce food
Island Packet / Posted 11 days ago
by a 5-month-old granddaughter. An estimated 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the border on Saturday, the first day of what Colombian government is calling a humanitarian corridor. President Nicolas Maduro is trying to deflate any talk of a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce foodby a 5-month-old granddaughter. On Saturday, an estimated 35,000 Venezuelans c
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce food
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
by a 5-month-old granddaughter. On Saturday, an estimated 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the border on the first day of what Colombian government is calling a humanitarian corridor. President Nicolas Maduro is trying to deflate any talk of a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce foodby a 5-month-old granddaughter. On Saturday, an estimated 35,000 Venezuelans c
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce food
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
by a 5-month-old granddaughter. On Saturday, an estimated 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the border on the first day of what Colombian government is calling a humanitarian corridor. President Nicolas Maduro is trying to deflate any talk of a... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce foodbuses from cities 8 hours away. On Saturday, an estimated 35,000 Venezuelans c
Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce food
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
buses from cities 8 hours away. On Saturday, an estimated 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the border on the first day of what Colombian government is calling a humanitarian corridor. Venezuela's socialist government closed all crossings a year ago to... Read more
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New Kerala
Rajasthan's landmark land title law could unclog courts, change lives ( - newkerala.com #90538been plagued by a decades-long internal conflict that has often led to land and
Rajasthan's landmark land title law could unclog courts, change lives ( - newkerala.com #90538
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
been plagued by a decades-long internal conflict that has often led to land and property rights violations. In 1997, the Colombian government launched a programme for land titling and modernisation of the registry of deeds and cadaster (property... Read more
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Breitbart
Venezuela: 35,000 Cross After President Opens Border for 12 Hoursnot identify any members of the Venezuelan anti-socialist opposition as having
Venezuela: 35,000 Cross After President Opens Border for 12 Hours
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
not identify any members of the Venezuelan anti-socialist opposition as having been involved in the border crossing. The Colombian government has been receptive to opening the border to Venezuelans. President Juan Manuel Santos assigned Foreign... Read more
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Breitbart
Clinton Charity Spends Nearly 80 Percent on Administrative Costswhere the Clinton Foundation is active. In June 2010, several of his companies
Clinton Charity Spends Nearly 80 Percent on Administrative Costs
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
where the Clinton Foundation is active. In June 2010, several of his companies received deals or concessions from the Colombian government following back-to-back meetings that Bill Clinton and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had with... Read more
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Sun Star
Senate probe on drug killings 'premature,' senators saylike Pablo Escobar in La Catedral," said Gatchalian, referring to the infamous
Senate probe on drug killings 'premature,' senators say
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
like Pablo Escobar in La Catedral," said Gatchalian, referring to the infamous Colombian drug lord who was allowed by the Colombian government to design and build his own luxury prison during the 1990s, continuing to run his illegal drug empire... Read more
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International Business Times
Venezuela opens Colombia border briefly to allow people to buy food and medicine Reuters: "We don't have food. We don't have cooking oil. We don't have flour. S
Venezuela opens Colombia border briefly to allow people to buy food and medicine
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
Reuters: "We don't have food. We don't have cooking oil. We don't have flour. So that is why we have to come here," The Colombian government provided bus transportation to take shoppers to the local amenities where they could buy what they... Read more
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Daily Mirror
See 'human river' cheer as people are allowed to go on 12hr supermarket sweepempty shelves and huge inflation Read More "We had enough for lots of stuff,"
See 'human river' cheer as people are allowed to go on 12hr supermarket sweep
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
empty shelves and huge inflation Read More "We had enough for lots of stuff," she added with a heartfelt thank you to the Colombian government. Xinhua/REX/ShutterstockMany parents wanted food and medicine for their babies Some of those who... Read more
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Breitbart
Venezuela: 700 Starved Women March Across Colombian Border Demanding Foodthe palace. Police attacked both protesters and journalists covering the event
Venezuela: 700 Starved Women March Across Colombian Border Demanding Food
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
the palace. Police attacked both protesters and journalists covering the event with tear gas and water cannons. The Colombian government has responded to the border crossing by demanding that Venezuela ease security on the border to allow... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Migrants Stranded in Colombia As Route to U.S. Closedto Mexico. In May, Panama struck a deal that allowed around 4,000 Cubans insid
Migrants Stranded in Colombia As Route to U.S. Closed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
to Mexico. In May, Panama struck a deal that allowed around 4,000 Cubans inside its borders fly directly to Mexico. The Colombian government is refusing to help the migrants, saying doing so would encourage more to travel to the area and play... Read more
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Aljazeera
Migrants stranded in Colombia as route to US closedto Mexico. In May, Panama struck a deal that allowed around 4,000 Cubans insid
Migrants stranded in Colombia as route to US closed
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
to Mexico. In May, Panama struck a deal that allowed around 4,000 Cubans inside its borders fly directly to Mexico. The Colombian government is refusing to help the migrants, saying doing so would encourage more to travel to the area and play... Read more
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Swissinfo
Colombian rebel unit says it will not disarm under peace dealLondono, better known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, react after the signing
Colombian rebel unit says it will not disarm under peace deal
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
Londono, better known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, react after the signing of a historic ceasefire deal between the Colombian government and FARC rebels in Havana, Cuba, June 23, 2016. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa BOGOTA (Reuters) - A unit of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada commits $57-million to support peace process in Colombiawars. Although International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says Can
Canada commits $57-million to support peace process in Colombia
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
wars. Although International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says Canada supports the peace process between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as FARC, she sidestepped endorsing the guerrilla... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada commits $60-million to support peace process in Colombiawars. Although International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says Can
Canada commits $60-million to support peace process in Colombia
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
wars. Although International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says Canada supports the peace process between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as FARC, she sidestepped endorsing the guerrilla... Read more
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Salon.com
America’s Colombia problem: Widespread ignorance of the mess the U.S. has made in South AmericaThe Colombian government, with left-wing insurgent group Revolutionary Armed Fo
America’s Colombia problem: Widespread ignorance of the mess the U.S. has made in South America
Salon.com / Posted a month ago
The Colombian government, with left-wing insurgent group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), “Under Plan Colombia,” the statement reads, “the United States partnered with Colombia … to strengthen Colombia’s democratic institutions,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Wired Worldby Alexander Grosbois in Havana with Alina Dieste in Bogota The Colombian gover
Wired World
Daily Maverick / Posted 1 months ago
by Alexander Grosbois in Havana with Alina Dieste in Bogota The Colombian government and FARC rebels signed a ceasefire and disarmament agreement Thursday, one of the last steps toward ending a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Farc rebel leader: ‘We repent everything, not just the war’of the victims in the peace talks (five different groups of victims were brough
Farc rebel leader: ‘We repent everything, not just the war’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 1 months ago
of the victims in the peace talks (five different groups of victims were brought to Havana) to address the Farc and the Colombian government is unprecedented. How was the experience of meeting these victims? When we started welcoming the... Read more
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CBC.ca
'I'm filled with joy': Colombians celebrate as dream of peace comes step closer to realityto ending the conflict. FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono gestures before sign
'I'm filled with joy': Colombians celebrate as dream of peace comes step closer to reality
CBC.ca / Posted 1 months ago
to ending the conflict. FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono gestures before signing a historic ceasefire deal between the Colombian government and FARC rebels. (REUTERS) Since 1964, the violence has killed 220,000 people and left millions more... Read more
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Rappler
Colombia to get UN peace monitors, possible referendumBolivar in front of the Colombian National Capitol as people celebrate the sign
Colombia to get UN peace monitors, possible referendum
Rappler / Posted 1 months ago
Bolivar in front of the Colombian National Capitol as people celebrate the signing of the ceasefire agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla group, on Bolivar Square, in Bogota, Colombia, June 23, 2016. Photo by Leonardo... Read more
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New Kerala
Colombia rebels say peace pact should be signed in Cuba - newkerala.com #81524Havana, June 25 : A day after the signing here of a cease-fire between the Colo
Colombia rebels say peace pact should be signed in Cuba - newkerala.com #81524
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
Havana, June 25 : A day after the signing here of a cease-fire between the Colombian government and FARC rebels, negotiators for the guerrillas said on Friday that the final peace accord should likewise be signed in the Cuban capital, where the two... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Colombia to get UN peace monitors, possible referenduma ceasefire between the government and FARC guerrillas in Havana, on June 23, 2
Colombia to get UN peace monitors, possible referendum
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 1 months ago
a ceasefire between the government and FARC guerrillas in Havana, on June 23, 2016 The announcements came a day after the Colombian government and the country's biggest rebel force, the FARC, signed a definitive ceasefire agreement, one of the... Read more
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The China Post
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire HAVANA/BOGOTA--The Colombian government and FARC rebels signed a ceasefire an
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
The China Post / Posted 1 months ago
HAVANA/BOGOTA--The Colombian government and FARC rebels signed a ceasefire and disarmament agreement Thursday, one of the last steps toward ending a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of... Read more
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The Hindu
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefireThe deal puts a definitive end to fighting in Latin America’s longest civil war
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
The deal puts a definitive end to fighting in Latin America’s longest civil war, which has torn the country apart. The Colombian government and FARC rebels signed a ceasefire and disarmament agreement on Thursday, one of the last steps toward ending... Read more
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Business Insider
Uber is facing a legal showdown in its fastest-growing marketminister, said the day after UberPool's launch. 'The tip of the iceberg' Uber
Uber is facing a legal showdown in its fastest-growing market
Business Insider / Posted 1 months ago
minister, said the day after UberPool's launch. 'The tip of the iceberg' Uber has refused to register with the Colombian government, and, as in other countries, Uber drivers in Colombia are defined as "associates." The ride-hailing... Read more
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Billboard
From Jubilaton to Quiet Expectation, Colombian Artists React to Peace TreatyAfter 52 years of civil war, the Colombian government and rebel group Farc (Fue
From Jubilaton to Quiet Expectation, Colombian Artists React to Peace Treaty
Billboard / Posted 1 months ago
After 52 years of civil war, the Colombian government and rebel group Farc (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) signed a ceasefire agreement. The truce is expected to be the prelude to a final peace agreement that should be signed by July.... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Colombia, FARC rebels sign ceasefire agreementfour years ago, said, "There will be no turning back for the peace process." W
Colombia, FARC rebels sign ceasefire agreement
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 1 months ago
four years ago, said, "There will be no turning back for the peace process." While a groundbreaking deal between the Colombian government and the FARC, the agreement does not include other guerrilla and paramilitary groups. Santos said... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Timoleon Jimenez Talks on the Last Day of War for ColombiaRemarks by Timoleon Jimenez, the FARC Comandante, following the signing of a ce
Timoleon Jimenez Talks on the Last Day of War for Colombia
Radio Angulo / Posted 1 months ago
Remarks by Timoleon Jimenez, the FARC Comandante, following the signing of a ceasefire agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP). "May this be the last day of war," were the... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Raul Castro Meets with Ban Ki-moon in Havanaof the United Nations Organization, who traveled to Havana to participate in th
Raul Castro Meets with Ban Ki-moon in Havana
Radio Angulo / Posted 1 months ago
of the United Nations Organization, who traveled to Havana to participate in the signing ceremony of agreements between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP. Ban Ki-moon expressed his satisfaction for visiting Cuba again and reiterated the... Read more
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New Kerala
Ravi Shankar hails Colombia peace pact - newkerala.com #81309Bengaluru, June 24 : Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Friday hailed the
Ravi Shankar hails Colombia peace pact - newkerala.com #81309
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
Bengaluru, June 24 : Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Friday hailed the peace pact between the Colombian government and the country's main rebel group which he had been persuading to give up violence. The Colombian government and the... Read more
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Christian Today
Colombia: Churches celebrate ceasefire after 50-year civil warin Colombia, ending five decades of civil war. A woman celebrates the signing
Colombia: Churches celebrate ceasefire after 50-year civil war
Christian Today / Posted 1 months ago
in Colombia, ending five decades of civil war. A woman celebrates the signing of a historic ceasefire deal between the Colombian government and FARC rebels, at Botero square in Medellin. A peace agreement was signed between the government of... Read more
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New Kerala
In Havana, Ban hails Colombia ceasefire pact as example of peace with dignity - newkerala.com #81073the destruction of the adversary, but through the patient search for compromise
In Havana, Ban hails Colombia ceasefire pact as example of peace with dignity - newkerala.com #81073
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
the destruction of the adversary, but through the patient search for compromise, he added. Since 2012, the FARC and the Colombian Government have been in talks hosted in Havana, seeking to end a 51-year conflict. Throughout the discussions,... Read more
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New Kerala
Colombian president, rebel chief sign cease-fire - newkerala.com #81067Havana, June 24 : An agreement aimed at ending more than five decades of confli
Colombian president, rebel chief sign cease-fire - newkerala.com #81067
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
Havana, June 24 : An agreement aimed at ending more than five decades of conflict between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group was signed here at a ceremony presided over by Cuban head of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefireHAVANA - The Colombian government and FARC rebels signed a ceasefire and disarm
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 1 months ago
HAVANA - The Colombian government and FARC rebels signed a ceasefire and disarmament agreement, one of the last steps toward ending a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (L)... Read more
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Rappler
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefireSantos (L) shake hands before Cuban President Raul Castro (C) after signing the
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
Rappler / Posted 1 months ago
Santos (L) shake hands before Cuban President Raul Castro (C) after signing the bilateral ceasefire agreement between the Colombian Government and the FARC guerrilla group in Havana, Cuba, June 23, 2016. Photo by Alejandro Ernesto/EPA HAVANA,... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Authorities: Father put child in fridge after hours in hot carFARC rebels sign ceasefire pactColumbia and FARC rebels sign ceasefire pact Af
Authorities: Father put child in fridge after hours in hot car
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
FARC rebels sign ceasefire pactColumbia and FARC rebels sign ceasefire pact After nearly four years of negotiations, the Colombian government and FARC rebels signed an agreement to end their bloody conflict. After nearly four years of... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Gas station Airbnb ordered to shut downFARC rebels sign ceasefire pactColumbia and FARC rebels sign ceasefire pact Af
Gas station Airbnb ordered to shut down
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
FARC rebels sign ceasefire pactColumbia and FARC rebels sign ceasefire pact After nearly four years of negotiations, the Colombian government and FARC rebels signed an agreement to end their bloody conflict. After nearly four years of... Read more
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