Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

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The Hindu
News of a ceasefiretowards a more democratic Colombia. Colombia breathed an enormous sigh of reli
News of a ceasefire
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
towards a more democratic Colombia. Colombia breathed an enormous sigh of relief on June 23, when the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the rebel group, ended a civil war that has lasted for 50 years. “May this be... 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 2 days 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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Inquirier.net
Colombian army says 17 dead in crash of military helicopterwhich is the second largest rebel movement involved in the country’s five-decad
Colombian army says 17 dead in crash of military helicopter
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
which is the second largest rebel movement involved in the country’s five-decade civil conflict. The main movement, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, is in negotiations with the government that are believed close to producing a formal... Read more
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Salon.com
Colombian army says 17 dead in crash of military helicopterwhich is the second largest rebel movement involved in the country’s five-decad
Colombian army says 17 dead in crash of military helicopter
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
which is the second largest rebel movement involved in the country’s five-decade civil conflict. The main movement, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, is in negotiations with the government that are believed close to producing a formal... Read more
3d
Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Schultz shares experience as head of SikorskyJuan Manuel Santos thanked him for helping Colombian troops with the use of Bla
Schultz shares experience as head of Sikorsky
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
Juan Manuel Santos thanked him for helping Colombian troops with the use of Black Hawks in their fight against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. "The Black Hawk is selling so well around the world," he said. "Everybody wants... Read more
5d
Guardian Unlimited
Farc rebel leader: ‘We repent everything, not just the war’The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) stands apart from other Latin
Farc rebel leader: ‘We repent everything, not just the war’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) stands apart from other Latin American leftwing guerrilla movements founded since the 1960s because it has outlived them all – well into the 21st century – and remains in control of vast tranches of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Colombia to offer tax breaks for development under peace dealunderdeveloped or scarred by the country's 50-year armed conflict, a government
Colombia to offer tax breaks for development under peace deal
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
underdeveloped or scarred by the country's 50-year armed conflict, a government official said. The government and leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, rebels, signed a landmark ceasefire agreement in Havana this week, clearing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombia to offer tax breaks for development under peace dealunderdeveloped or scarred by the country's 50-year armed conflict, a government
Colombia to offer tax breaks for development under peace deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
underdeveloped or scarred by the country's 50-year armed conflict, a government official said. The government and leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, rebels, signed a landmark ceasefire agreement in Havana this week, clearing... Read more
3 related stories
5d
Fortune
Colombia to offer tax breaks for development under peace dealunderdeveloped or scarred by the country’s 50-year armed conflict, a government
Colombia to offer tax breaks for development under peace deal
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
underdeveloped or scarred by the country’s 50-year armed conflict, a government official said. The government and leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, rebels, signed a landmark ceasefire agreement in Havana this week, clearing... Read more
3 related stories
5d
The Star
Colombia to offer tax breaks for development under peace dealunderdeveloped or scarred by the country's 50-year armed conflict, a government
Colombia to offer tax breaks for development under peace deal
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
underdeveloped or scarred by the country's 50-year armed conflict, a government official said. The government and leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, rebels, signed a landmark ceasefire agreement in Havana this week, clearing... Read more
3 related stories
5d
CBC.ca
'I'm filled with joy': Colombians celebrate as dream of peace comes step closer to realityand FARC rebels. (REUTERS) Since 1964, the violence has killed 220,000 people
'I'm filled with joy': Colombians celebrate as dream of peace comes step closer to reality
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
and FARC rebels. (REUTERS) Since 1964, the violence has killed 220,000 people and left millions more displaced. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, is rooted in communism and claims to fight for the rights of the country's... Read more
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5d
WBOC Salisbury
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownin the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands w
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
in the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
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5d
KIII Corpus Christi
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownin the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands w
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 5 days ago
in the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownin the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands w
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
in the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
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5d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownin the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands w
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
in the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
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5d
Hawaii News Now
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownin the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands w
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
in the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
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5d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownin the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands w
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
in the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
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5d
Rappler
Colombia to get UN peace monitors, possible referendumand disarmament. She said she expects the United Nations to fund the operation.
Colombia to get UN peace monitors, possible referendum
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
and disarmament. She said she expects the United Nations to fund the operation. The estimated 7,000 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will gather in 23 "normalization zones" for demobilization. Analysts cautioned... Read more
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5d
WECT 6 Wilmington
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownin the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands w
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
in the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
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5d
ABC News
Young Colombians Look Ahead to a Peace They've Never Knownin the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands w
Young Colombians Look Ahead to a Peace They've Never Known
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
in the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownin the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands w
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 6 days ago
in the capital hugged and cried when President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
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6d
San Antonio Express-News
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownRaul Castro, center, motions to bring together Colombian President Juan Manuel
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Raul Castro, center, motions to bring together Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, second left, and Commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Timoleon Jimenez, second right, as U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, left, and... Read more
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6d
The Lexington Dispatch
14 p.m. EDTnational anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel
14 p.m. EDT
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
national anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, shook hands and described the moment as historic after their lead negotiators signed... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
59 p.m. EDTnational anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel
59 p.m. EDT
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
national anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, shook hands and described the moment as historic after their lead negotiators signed... Read more
6 related stories
6d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Colombia to get UN peace monitors, possible referendumand disarmament. She said she expects the United Nations to fund the operation.
Colombia to get UN peace monitors, possible referendum
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
and disarmament. She said she expects the United Nations to fund the operation. The estimated 7,000 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will gather in 23 "normalization zones" for demobilization. Analysts cautioned... Read more
178 related stories
6d
The China Post
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefiredisplaced, fighting, broken dreams," he said. "But I think now we have reached
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
The China Post / Posted 6 days ago
displaced, fighting, broken dreams," he said. "But I think now we have reached a moment of hope." Under the agreement, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) must hand over its weapons to United Nations monitors within six months. The... Read more
178 related stories
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KIII Corpus Christi
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownhugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 6 days ago
hugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
178 related stories
6d
Boston Herald
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownhugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
hugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
178 related stories
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownhugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
hugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
178 related stories
6d
The Wilmington Star-News
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownanthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos a
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, shook hands and described the moment as historic after their lead negotiators signed... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownhugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
hugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
178 related stories
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownhugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
hugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
178 related stories
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ABC News
Young Colombians Look Ahead to a Peace They've Never Knownhugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands
Young Colombians Look Ahead to a Peace They've Never Known
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
hugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
178 related stories
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KX TV North Dakota
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownhugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 6 days ago
hugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
178 related stories
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WBOC Salisbury
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownhugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 days ago
hugged and cried Thursday as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shook hands with Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In rural areas like Ordonez's town of Corinto, population 30,000, residents wondered... Read more
178 related stories
6d
The Lexington Dispatch
56 p.m. EDTnational anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel
56 p.m. EDT
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
national anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, shook hands and described the moment as historic after their lead negotiators signed... Read more
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6d
The Hindu
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefiredisplaced, fighting, broken dreams,” he said. “But I think now we have reached
Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
displaced, fighting, broken dreams,” he said. “But I think now we have reached a moment of hope.” Under the agreement, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) must hand over its weapons to United Nations monitors within six months. The... Read more
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6d
The Daily Jeffersonian
Colombians cheer deal putting them on verge of peace accordanthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos a
Colombians cheer deal putting them on verge of peace accord
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 6 days ago
anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, shook hands and described the moment as historic after their lead negotiators signed... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Colombia, FARC rebels sign ceasefire agreementColombian civil war has been one of the longest armed conflicts in the world. I
Colombia, FARC rebels sign ceasefire agreement
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
Colombian civil war has been one of the longest armed conflicts in the world. In 1964, the FARC, the Spanish acronym for Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, formed as a peasant, rebel army to repel military attacks. The FARC sought to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Colombia’s govt, rebels sign historic ceasefire deal“WHAT ABOUT THE OTHERS?” The FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia,
Colombia’s govt, rebels sign historic ceasefire deal
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
“WHAT ABOUT THE OTHERS?” The FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, was one of many 20th century Latin American guerrilla movements inspired by Marxist ideology and the success of the 1959 Cuban revolution. Its conflict began an as a... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Timoleon Jimenez Talks on the Last Day of War for ColombiaJimenez, the FARC Comandante, following the signing of a ceasefire agreement be
Timoleon Jimenez Talks on the Last Day of War for Colombia
Radio Angulo / Posted 6 days ago
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 words FARC... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban and Lat Am's Contribution to Peace in Colombia Extoledwas highlighted this Thursday by Humberto De la Calle, head of the government o
Cuban and Lat Am's Contribution to Peace in Colombia Extoled
Radio Angulo / Posted 6 days ago
was highlighted this Thursday by Humberto De la Calle, head of the government of that country in the talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP). The head of the government delegation to the peace talks for... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Global Repercussion of Colombia's Cease-Fire Accordand Cessation of Hostilities, Laying down of Weapons and Security Guarantees be
Global Repercussion of Colombia's Cease-Fire Accord
Radio Angulo / Posted 6 days ago
and Cessation of Hostilities, Laying down of Weapons and Security Guarantees between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) that took place this Thursday in Havana. The multinational... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Raul Castro on Colombia's Peace Agreement: No Going BackOn November 19, 2012, the Table Talks between the Government of Colombia and th
Raul Castro on Colombia's Peace Agreement: No Going Back
Radio Angulo / Posted 6 days ago
On November 19, 2012, the Table Talks between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army started to work in Havana. In those days, there were quite a few who predicted a failure, as had previously... Read more
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New Kerala
Ravi Shankar hails Colombia peace pact - newkerala.com #81309and the country's main rebel group which he had been persuading to give up viol
Ravi Shankar hails Colombia peace pact - newkerala.com #81309
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
and the country's main rebel group which he had been persuading to give up violence. The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed a historic pact on Thursday to end a 52-year-old armed conflict. Ravi... Read more
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International Business Times
Colombians celebrate as government and Farc rebels sign historic ceasefire agreement to the streets of Bogota on 23 June to celebrate the historic ceasefire agreeme
Colombians celebrate as government and Farc rebels sign historic ceasefire agreement
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
to the streets of Bogota on 23 June to celebrate the historic ceasefire agreement that was signed by the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) rebels. They were seen hugging each other, flying Colombian flags and singing... Read more
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Christian Today
Colombia: Churches celebrate ceasefire after 50-year civil warand FARC rebels, at Botero square in Medellin. A peace agreement was signed be
Colombia: Churches celebrate ceasefire after 50-year civil war
Christian Today / Posted 6 days ago
and FARC rebels, at Botero square in Medellin. A peace agreement was signed between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the country's largest illegal armed group. "This represents an important step... Read more
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EuroNews
Historic ceasefire deal brings peace closer to Colombiarevolt but then exploded into a cocaine-fuelled conflict which killed at least
Historic ceasefire deal brings peace closer to Colombia
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
revolt but then exploded into a cocaine-fuelled conflict which killed at least 22,000 people and displaced millions. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or the FARC, which is thought to have numbered as many as 17,000 members in its... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
14 a.m. EDTnational anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel
14 a.m. EDT
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
national anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, shook hands and described the moment as historic after their lead negotiators signed... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
AP Top News at 2:14 a.m. EDTnational anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel
AP Top News at 2:14 a.m. EDT
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
national anthem and waving the Colombian flag. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, shook hands and described the moment as historic after their lead negotiators signed... Read more
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