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Stamford Advocate
Amid a cocaine boom in Colombia, a deeper problem is emergingnegotiations when police opened fire with rifles and stun grenades. Witnesses
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
negotiations when police opened fire with rifles and stun grenades. Witnesses denied the government's account, saying no FARC dissidents were there and that police opened fire. A report this week said those killed were shot from behind with 5.56... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Amid a cocaine boom in Colombia, a deeper problem is emergingnegotiations when police opened fire with rifles and stun grenades. Witnesses
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
negotiations when police opened fire with rifles and stun grenades. Witnesses denied the government's account, saying no FARC dissidents were there and that police opened fire. A report this week said those killed were shot from behind with 5.56... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Northern Michigan University offers marijuana degree: “Not easy at all”the southern Colombian department of Cauca have been caught in the crossfire fo
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
the southern Colombian department of Cauca have been caught in the crossfire for years, in the armed conflict between the FARC guerrillas and the military and police. Traces of the conflict can be seen on the walls marked by gunfire and in the... Read more
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Reuters
Coca, trafficking greatest threats to Colombia peaceBOGOTA (Reuters) - A peace deal between Colombia and Marxist FARC rebels is bei
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - A peace deal between Colombia and Marxist FARC rebels is being threatened by drug trafficking and cultivation of coca, the base ingredient for cocaine, a peace official said on Thursday, in the wake of a confrontation between coca... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia peace deal cannot be modified for 12 years, court rulesBOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s next three governments must comply with a 2016 pe
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s next three governments must comply with a 2016 peace deal signed with the Marxist FARC rebel group, the Constitutional Court said in a ruling late on Wednesday, shielding the accord from potential changes should the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombia peace deal cannot be modified for 12 years, court rulesBOGOTA: Colombia's next three governments must comply with a 2016 peace deal si
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
BOGOTA: Colombia's next three governments must comply with a 2016 peace deal signed with the Marxist FARC rebel group, the Constitutional Court said in a ruling late on Wednesday, shielding the accord from potential changes should the opposition win... Read more
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The Manila Times
Paying for household staples with cocaine paste in Colombiaproducer. There is no electricity here, no potable water, no doctor and no pol
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
producer. There is no electricity here, no potable water, no doctor and no police. Authority is exercised by dissident FARC guerrillas who have rejected a historic peace deal to remain in the jungle. “This is another Colombia. There is no... Read more
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EuroNews
Columbia Student and DACA Recipient: 'We Have to Get Our Voices Out'came to the United States when he was just four,. His family fled his hometown
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
came to the United States when he was just four,. His family fled his hometown of Cali, Colombia after rebel forces of the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) killed his grandparents. "The first thing I remember about coming to the... Read more
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EuroNews
Former rebel group registers as political party in Colombiawas once Colombia’s largest rebel group are completing the final steps to becom
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
was once Colombia’s largest rebel group are completing the final steps to become a new political party. Leaders of the FARC group arrived at the National Electoral Council on Monday to submit the paperwork required to become a registered... Read more
9d
Inquirier.net
Cubans pay tribute to ‘Che’ on his 50th death anniversaryplayed for the crowd. The anniversary comes amid the dying gasps of other Lati
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
played for the crowd. The anniversary comes amid the dying gasps of other Latin American guerrilla movements such as the FARC in Colombia, which last year reached a peace deal with the government and recently disarmed. The 86-year-old Raul... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cubans pay tribute to 'Che' on anniversary of his deathspeeches honouring Guevara was played for the crowd. The anniversary comes ami
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
speeches honouring Guevara was played for the crowd. The anniversary comes amid the dying gasps of other Latin American guerrilla movements such as the FARC in Colombia, which last year reached a peace deal with the government and recently disar... Read more
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DW
Che Guevara remains, but the guerrillas have gone |Even the FARC has bidden him farewell. Since the Colombian rebels handed over t
DW / Posted 9 days ago
Even the FARC has bidden him farewell. Since the Colombian rebels handed over their weapons, Che Guevara no longer determines their daily lives: Until recently his image still adorned the uniforms of these fighters in the Colombian jungle. Now they... Read more
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Reuters
At least six die during Colombia protest over coca crop removaldefense ministry said on Thursday that a dissident group of ex-fighters from th
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
defense ministry said on Thursday that a dissident group of ex-fighters from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel group forced farmers to protest against police who were removing coca crops. The dissidents then fired on the... Read more
11d
Fortune
ICAN Wins Nobel Peace Prizeindustrialist Alfred Nobel. Last year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Ju
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
industrialist Alfred Nobel. Last year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Juan Manuel Santos, the President of Colombia, for his role in bringing to an end the country’s 50-year war with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgen... Read more
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FOX News
4 killed in clashes with Colombia coca growers, eradicatorsconflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. The now-disarmed gue
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. The now-disarmed guerrilla group commonly known by the acronym FARC was long a dominant player in the narcotics trade and used it to fund its insurgency. Colombia's Defense Ministry said... Read more
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FOX News
4 killed in clashes with Colombia coca growers, eradicatorsconflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. The now-disarmed gue
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. The now-disarmed guerrilla group commonly known by the acronym FARC was long a dominant player in the narcotics trade and used it to fund its insurgency. Colombia's Defense Ministry said... Read more
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FOX News
Nobel Peace Prize: The odds that Trump, Kim Jong Un, Pope Francis will win coveted prizewithout controversy as the peace deal was largely panned by the Colombian publi
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
without controversy as the peace deal was largely panned by the Colombian public and doubts remain if certain sectors of FARC will actually put down their arms. So who will win this year’s prize? Take a look at the odds below and place your bets... Read more
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FOX News
Nobel Peace Prize: The odds that Trump, Kim Jung Un, Pope Francis will win coveted prizewithout controversy as the peace deal was largely panned by the Colombian publi
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
without controversy as the peace deal was largely panned by the Colombian public and doubts remain if certain sectors of FARC will actually put down their arms. So who will win this year’s prize? Take a look at the odds below and place your bets... Read more
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FOX News
Nobel Peace Prize: The odds that Trump, Kim Jung Un, Pope Francis will win coveted prizewithout controversy as the peace deal was largely panned by the Colombian publi
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
without controversy as the peace deal was largely panned by the Colombian public and doubts remain if certain sectors of FARC will actually put down their arms. So who will win this year’s prize? Take a look at the odds below and place your bets... Read more
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12d
Northwest Herald
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealothers suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of t
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
others suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, claimed as jailed members of their now-disbanded insurgency even though they have no known history of rebellion.... Read more
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Breitbart
Venezuela’s ‘Drug Kingpin’ VP to Headline Che Guevara Memorial in BoliviaAct with strong ties a range of terrorist organizations including the Lebanese-
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
Act with strong ties a range of terrorist organizations including the Lebanese-Iranian terror group Hezbollah, the Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the Mexican Zetas drug cartel, and allies of Syrian dictator Bashar al... Read more
13d
Fremont Tribune
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealon an indictment by a Florida federal court along with three other suspected Ec
Fremont Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
on an indictment by a Florida federal court along with three other suspected Ecuadorean drug traffickers, all of whom the FARC also listed as members. Police accused the ambitious 35-year-old man known as "Gerald" of running the most sophisticated... Read more
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The World
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealon an indictment by a Florida federal court along with three other suspected Ec
The World / Posted 13 days ago
on an indictment by a Florida federal court along with three other suspected Ecuadorean drug traffickers, all of whom the FARC also listed as members. Police accused the ambitious 35-year-old man known as "Gerald" of running the most sophisticated... Read more
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13d
The Times and Democrat
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealon an indictment by a Florida federal court along with three other suspected Ec
The Times and Democrat / Posted 13 days ago
on an indictment by a Florida federal court along with three other suspected Ecuadorean drug traffickers, all of whom the FARC also listed as members. Police accused the ambitious 35-year-old man known as "Gerald" of running the most sophisticated... Read more
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FOX News
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealto undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence.
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
to undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence. Under the terms of last year's peace deal, FARC rebels will be spared jail time in exchange for laying down their weapons and confessing their war crimes to special... Read more
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FOX News
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealto undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence.
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
to undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence. Under the terms of last year's peace deal, FARC rebels will be spared jail time in exchange for laying down their weapons and confessing their war crimes to special... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealothers suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of t
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
others suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, claimed as jailed members of their now-disbanded insurgency even though they have no known history of rebellion.... Read more
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The Sentinel
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealothers suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of t
The Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
others suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, claimed as jailed members of their now-disbanded insurgency even though they have no known history of rebellion.... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealon an indictment by a Florida federal court along with three other suspected Ec
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 13 days ago
on an indictment by a Florida federal court along with three other suspected Ecuadorean drug traffickers, all of whom the FARC also listed as members. Police accused the ambitious 35-year-old man known as "Gerald" of running the most sophisticated... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealothers suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of t
Santa Maria Times / Posted 13 days ago
others suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, claimed as jailed members of their now-disbanded insurgency even though they have no known history of rebellion.... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealothers suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of t
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 13 days ago
others suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, claimed as jailed members of their now-disbanded insurgency even though they have no known history of rebellion.... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealothers suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of t
Sioux City Journal / Posted 13 days ago
others suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, claimed as jailed members of their now-disbanded insurgency even though they have no known history of rebellion.... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealothers suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of t
Rapid City Journal / Posted 13 days ago
others suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, claimed as jailed members of their now-disbanded insurgency even though they have no known history of rebellion.... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Narco fugitives caught trying to co opt Colombia peace dealto undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence.
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 13 days ago
to undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence. Under the terms of last year's peace deal, FARC rebels will be spared jail time in exchange for laying down their weapons and confessing their war crimes to special... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealothers suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of t
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
others suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, claimed as jailed members of their now-disbanded insurgency even though they have no known history of rebellion.... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealothers suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of t
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 13 days ago
others suspected traffickers wanted for extradition by the U.S. who rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, claimed as jailed members of their now-disbanded insurgency even though they have no known history of rebellion.... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealto undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence.
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
to undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence. Under the terms of last year's peace deal, FARC rebels will be spared jail time in exchange for laying down their weapons and confessing their war crimes to special... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Narco fugitives caught trying to co-opt Colombia peace dealto undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
to undermine already-shaky efforts to end a half-century of political violence. Under the terms of last year's peace deal, FARC rebels will be spared jail time in exchange for laying down their weapons and confessing their war crimes to special... Read more
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New York Post
With peace finally at hand, head for Colombia’s secret islandsAfter almost 52 years of civil war, the Colombian government has finally signed
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
After almost 52 years of civil war, the Colombian government has finally signed a peace deal with the FARC guerrillas, closing a long, dark chapter in the country’s history and paving the way to a new national narrative. Although the agreement was... Read more
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Aljazeera
Colombia: Fragile peace a year after FARC referendumopposing the deal. The armed conflict between the Colombian government and the
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
opposing the deal. The armed conflict between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) spanned more than 50 years. The war resulted in the deaths of more than 220,000 Colombians and displaced nearly seven... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Colombia: New UN Mission begins operationthe implementation agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutio
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
the implementation agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) concerning the ceasefire and cessation of hostilities, and laying down of arms.“We are pleased that the laying down... Read more
16d
Swissinfo
Switzerland welcomes latest Colombia ceasefire dealhas also played a hand in negotiating a ceasefire between the Colombian governm
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
has also played a hand in negotiating a ceasefire between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC). In September of last year, an original version of the Colombia peace agreement was handed to Bern for... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia and ELN rebels begin first-ever ceasefireabout 450 jailed rebels. Santos’s government signed a peace deal with the larg
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
about 450 jailed rebels. Santos’s government signed a peace deal with the larger Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in 2016 after negotiations in Havana, Cuba that lasted four years. Additional reporting by Luis Jaime Acosta; Editing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombia and ELN rebels begin first-ever ceasefireabout 450 jailed rebels. Santos's government signed a peace deal with the larg
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
about 450 jailed rebels. Santos's government signed a peace deal with the larger Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in 2016 after negotiations in Havana, Cuba that lasted four years. (Additional reporting by Luis Jaime Acosta; Editing... Read more
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BBC News
Colombia's last rebel group begins trucefirst step to achieving peace with the group. It follows a landmark peace deal
BBC News / Posted 16 days ago
first step to achieving peace with the group. It follows a landmark peace deal between the authorities and the much larger Farc rebel group last year, which ended five decades of conflict. The temporary ceasefire between the National Liberation... Read more
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DW
Colombia: ELN rebels begin historic truce with Santos government |the guerrillas. Efforts to end violence have gained momentum since the much la
DW / Posted 16 days ago
the guerrillas. Efforts to end violence have gained momentum since the much larger Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) reached a historic peace deal with the government of President Juan Manuel Santos last year. But despite progress in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombia and last rebel group to begin a truce on Sundayserve as a "first step to achieving peace" with the rebel group. The government
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
serve as a "first step to achieving peace" with the rebel group. The government earlier secured the disarmament of the FARC (the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), the oldest and most powerful guerrilla force on the continent. The runup... Read more
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Aljazeera
Colombia's ELN leader readies troops ahead of ceasefirefollowing an agreement last year that led to the disarmament of the much larger
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
following an agreement last year that led to the disarmament of the much larger Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). But progress has been slow as the ELN has remained on the offensive and stepped up attacks on oil pipelines. Just... Read more
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EuroNews
Colombia's ELN rebels to begin ceasefirehumanitarian relief to the Colombian people,” he said. President Juan Manuel S
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
humanitarian relief to the Colombian people,” he said. President Juan Manuel Santos’ signed a peace deal with the larger FARC group of rebels in late 2016 after years of negotiations. In a national address, he stated that as these latest peace... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia's ELN rebel commander orders ceasefire beginning Sundaywith the ELN. The ELN is considered a terrorist group by the United States and
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
with the ELN. The ELN is considered a terrorist group by the United States and European Union. Santos signed a peace deal with the larger Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in late 2016 after negotiations in Cuba that lasted four y... Read more
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