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Letter from a Colombian Peasant to Pope Francis

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / September 6, 2017 You are going to arrive in a country that has been enormously blessed by Mother Earth. With beautiful mountains that still have perpetual snow in their highest peaks, with sacred lakes and lagoons from which crystalline and abundant rivers […]

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Member of the ELN in Colombia. | Photo: Reuters
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ELN, Colombian Government Agree to Temporary Ceasefire

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The bilateral ceasefire will run until Jan. 9, 2018, with an option for renewal. Source: TeleSUR TV / The Dawn News / September 4, 2017 The National Liberation Army and the government of Colombia have reached a ceasefire agreement ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the South American country, according […]

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Colombia: The FARC held a Congress to launch their political party
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Colombia: The FARC held a Congress to launch their political party

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / August 27, 2017 Colombia’s pre-candidates to the presidency didn’t want to be seen with the FARC: none of them accepted the invitation to attend their National Congress “for a transition government for reconciliation and peace”. Only a representative of candidate and current […]

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Timochenko, Rodrigo Londoño, one of the FARC's leaders. Credit: FARC
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On the way to the birth of the FARCs as a political party

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Source: ALBA Movimientos / The Dawn News / August 21, 2017   While 8 months have passed since the signature of the Final Agreement between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia -FARC- and the Government of Juan Manuel Santos, the abandonment and extraction of arms on behalf of the United […]

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