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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Ex-FARC leader issues call to arms in Colombia

Colombia's conservative President Ivan Duque said Thursday he would send a special army unit to hunt down ex-FARC leaders who announced they were taking...

Colombia announces cease-fire deal to end 52-year conflict with FARC

The conflict has killed an estimated 220,000 people and forced nearly 7 million Colombians from their homes over the decades. Thousands of Colombians have sought refuge in Costa Rica.

Waging peace in Colombia

All of my predecessors over the past five decades attempted to make peace with the FARC, the largest and oldest guerrilla army to have emerged in Latin America. They all failed. So why has this peace process proved successful?
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