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“Pistol plan” shows why peace celebrations in Colombia premature

“Pistol plan” shows why peace celebrations in Colombia premature

“Pistol plan” shows why peace celebrations in Colombia premature

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Colombia and FARC close to end civil war

Colombia and FARC close to end civil war

Representatives of Colombia’s government and leftwing FARC rebels have taken another major step towards reaching a deal to end the world’s longest-running civil war, with an agreement on reparations for victims and the establishment of special tribunals to try former combatants. The agreement, marked on Tuesday with a ceremony in Havana, helps put peace talks back […]

Colombia and FARC reach deal on missing people

Colombia and FARC reach deal on missing people

The Colombian government and leftist FARC rebels say they will work together to locate thousands of people who disappeared during more than 50 years of conflict, as the two sides take the final steps toward a peace deal. Colombia’s chief government negotiator Humberto de la Calle said on Sunday that the agreement aims to ease […]

Colombia suspends air strikes against FARC camps

Colombia suspends air strikes against FARC camps

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has ordered government forces to suspend air strikes against camps belonging to FARC rebels. The move comes days after the FARC began a month-long unilateral ceasefire in a bid to accelerate peace talks. President Santos said his order only applied to camps outside urban areas which did not pose a threat to […]

Colombia and FARC agree to form truth commission

Colombia and FARC agree to form truth commission

The Colombian government and leftist FARC guerrilla fighters have agreed to form a truth commission, as the two sides met in the Cuban capital aimed at ending Latin America’s longest war. Negotiators reached an agreement despite a recent escalation of violence that has threatened the country’s peace talks, taking place in Havana. “The national government […]

Colômbia: Estrada para a paz passa pelas minas

Colômbia: Estrada para a paz passa pelas minas

O acordo alcançado este domingo entre o Governo colombiano e os líderes das FARC (Forças Armadas Revolucionárias da Colômbia) para dar início à desminagem do território é o mais recente avanço no âmbito do processo de paz que teve início há mais de dois anos. Ao mesmo tempo que se trata da primeira medida com […]

Las FARC y Colombia continúan el diálogo

Las FARC y Colombia continúan el diálogo

Las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) y el Gobierno de Juan Manuel Santos inician este lunes la primer ronda de conversaciones de 2015 con el objetivo de cerrar el acuerdo sobre elreconocimiento y la reparación a las víctimas. «Se trata de la continuación del diálogo civilizado entre partes enfrentadas desde hace más de medio siglo […]