Farc

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‘They think we’re terrorists’: Colombia’s female former guerrilla fighters find no peace
The 2016 ceasefire was supposed to help Farc’s ex-guerrillas reintegrate into society, but with little work and many having been murdered, fear stalks the camps

Shanti Das in Pondores

06, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Colombian leader’s promise of ‘total peace’ may prove too ambitious
Little-known militia groups have surfaced to declare their willingness to strike peace deals – and reap ceasefire rewards

Megan Janetsky in Bogotá

22, Sep, 2022 @9:50 AM

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After 50 years, could Colombia finally have awoken from its nightmare? | María José Pizarro Rodríguez
With our new coalition government we have a chance at peace, says senator María José Pizarro

María José Pizarro Rodríguez

20, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘We must not show fear’: Colombia’s children learn to defend their way of life – a photo essay
In Cauca province, where hundreds of environmental defenders have been killed since 2016, children aged five to 15 are taught non-violent ways to avoid recruitment into militias and protect their land

Steven Grattan in Toribío, Colombia

25, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Colombia’s election: a chance for a change | Editorial
Editorial: The emergence of a progressive politics in a country traditionally in the grip of the right should be welcomed

Editorial

23, Jun, 2022 @4:01 PM

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‘We can transition to a better country’: a trans Colombian on diversity in ecology and society
Brigitte Baptiste has a high profile as a transgender Colombian woman and an ecologist – in a country where both are targeted

Genevieve Glatsky

03, Jan, 2022 @12:15 PM

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US expected to remove Farc from international terrorist list
The announcement comes five years after the demobilised rebel group signed a peace deal with the Colombian government

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

23, Nov, 2021 @11:11 PM

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Killing of two boys for alleged shoplifting shocks Colombia
Pair were taken away by armed men on motorbikes and later found shot dead on edge of town

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

13, Oct, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Colombian top general Mario Montoya faces murder charges in ‘false positives’ scandal
Uribe’s ‘hero of the homeland’ is alleged to have overseen the abduction and execution of up to 104 civilians – including five children

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

04, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Ex-Farc leader killed in Venezuela by Colombian troops, rebel group says
Seuxis Hernández AKA Jesús Santrich, who rejected 2016 peace accord, died Monday, reportedly in ambush by Colombian commando unit

Staff and agencies in Bogotá

19, May, 2021 @3:40 PM

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'In the middle of a war zone': thousands flee as Venezuela troops and Colombia rebels clash
Nearly 5,000 refugees holed up in small Colombian town of Arauquita, having fled intense and continuing battles

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

31, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Two notorious Colombian warlords to face off in truth commission hearing
Rodrigo Londoño, alias Timochenko, led the leftwing Farc guerrillas, while Salvatore Mancuso was head of a rightwing death squad during the civil war

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

17, Mar, 2021 @4:25 PM

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