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Colombia, FARC rebels sign key deal on victims
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Colombia, FARC rebels sign key deal on victims

AFP - December 15, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba -- Colombia's government and FARC guerrillas signed an agreement Tuesday on paying reparations and providing justice for victims of their half-century conflict, a key breakthrough after…

Colombia’s ‘discriminatory’ military draft under discussion as peace deal comes closer
Colombia
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Colombia
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Colombia’s ‘discriminatory’ military draft under discussion as peace deal comes closer

JURRIAAN VAN EERTEN - November 30, 2015

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – André Monroy Gómez was in Madrid when he was supposed to show up for his military exam. His parents had taken the then-18-year-old Colombian…

30-year-old Dutch photos help ID victims in 1985 Colombia Justice Palace siege
Colombia
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Colombia
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30-year-old Dutch photos help ID victims in 1985 Colombia Justice Palace siege

JURRIAAN VAN EERTEN - November 9, 2015

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – It was a cold January morning in 1986 when two Dutch journalists, Jan Thielen and Harry van der Aart, arrived at a cemetery in…

Victims killed in 1985 Colombia Justice Palace battle identified
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Colombia
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Victims killed in 1985 Colombia Justice Palace battle identified

AFP - October 21, 2015

BOGOTÁ, Colombia -- The remains of three women who vanished in fighting when leftist rebels briefly captured the Colombia Justice Palace in 1985 have been identified, the Attorney General's office said…

An end to Colombia’s war seems close – except in rebel territory
Colombia
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Colombia
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An end to Colombia’s war seems close – except in rebel territory

Joshua Partlow, Julia Symmes Cobb | The Washington Post - October 19, 2015

LA ESPERANZA, Colombia – Maybe someday, if the truce holds, the covered soccer pitch in this mountain town will become something of a memorial, the precise hilltop spot…

Colombia and FARC rebels announce major breakthrough in peace talks
Colombia
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Colombia
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Colombia and FARC rebels announce major breakthrough in peace talks

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - September 24, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of the FARC rebel group announced a major breakthrough Wednesday in their peace negotiations, bringing the country to…

Colombia, FARC reach agreement on de-escalating conflict
Colombia
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Colombia
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Colombia, FARC reach agreement on de-escalating conflict

AFP - July 12, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba -- The Colombian government reached a historic agreement Sunday with leftist FARC guerrillas to de-escalate the decades-long armed conflict, diplomats in Havana said. The move marks a…

Southern-bloc FARC chief arrives in Cuba to support peace process
Colombia
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Colombia
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Southern-bloc FARC chief arrives in Cuba to support peace process

AFP - December 29, 2014

HAVANA, Cuba – Joaquín Gómez, head of the Southern Bloc of the FARC and a member of the rebel group’s Secretariat, arrived in Havana Sunday to join…

Victims’ issues come to the fore in Colombia peace talks
Colombia
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Colombia
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Victims’ issues come to the fore in Colombia peace talks

Alina Dieste | AFP - August 10, 2014

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – Farmer Elver Montano has a long tale of pain and uprooting to tell as Colombia's peace talks turns to the 5.3 million victims of…

Q&A: Behind the Colombia-FARC talks
Colombia
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Colombia
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Q&A: Behind the Colombia-FARC talks

Lally Weymouth | The Washington Post - August 10, 2014

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – Four years ago, when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos agreed to open a secret channel to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas,…