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Colombia: Challenges on the road to peace with ELN and the Government
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Colombia: Challenges on the road to peace with ELN and the Government

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Source: HispanTV / The Dawn News / March 14, 2018 The last big Colombian guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN) ratifies president Juan Manuel Santos’ decision to resume the peace talks. Aureliano Carbonelli, who is a member of the ELN negotiation delegation, said the armed socialist group has faith […]

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Thousands of Colombians Take to the Streets in Support of Peace
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Thousands of Colombians Take to the Streets in Support of Peace

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By GIACOMO FINZI / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano and Telesur/ The Dawn News / October 5, 2016.  “We firmly reject the path of a closed and elitist pact of the right wing,” said a campesino organization. Hundreds of thousands of Colombians took to the streets to demand the peace accord be respected, as […]

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‘The War Is Over’: FARC Rebels Approve Peace Deal with Colombia
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‘The War Is Over’: FARC Rebels Approve Peace Deal with Colombia

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Source: Telesur / The Dawn News / September 24, 2016. “The guerrillas … have given their unanimous backing to the final accord,” said the FARC’s Ivan Marquez. The FARC rebel group announced Friday that close to 200 delegates representing all the guerrilla units in the country have unanimously ratified the peace […]

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Colombia and FARC sign historic ceasefire
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Colombia and FARC sign historic ceasefire

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The Colombian government and Farc guerrillas have declared the final day of one of the world’s oldest wars with the signing of a ceasefire agreement to end more than 50 years of bloodshed. “May this be the last day of the war,” said Farc chief Timoleón “Timochenko” Jiménez, his voice […]

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