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'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit
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'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit

Sep 13th 2019, 1:56 PM 4,866 Views 4 Comments

Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, is visiting Dublin today.

Colombian troops kill nine FARC dissidents in raid after peace deal rejection
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Colombian troops kill nine FARC dissidents in raid after peace deal rejection

Aug 30th 2019, 10:44 PM 10,938 Views 4 Comments

President Ivan Duque said he has authorised the raid on the dissidents.

Former Colombian rebels announce return to arms despite 2016 peace agreement
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Former Colombian rebels announce return to arms despite 2016 peace agreement

Aug 29th 2019, 10:45 PM 15,471 Views 14 Comments

FARC fighters criticised the peace agreement in a video posted on Youtube.

President Higgins to make history as he visits FARC guerilla decommissioning site
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President Higgins to make history as he visits FARC guerilla decommissioning site

Feb 12th 2017, 10:15 AM 10,495 Views 52 Comments

The FARC had links to the IRA.

'A gift from heaven' - Colombian President receives Nobel Peace Prize
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'A gift from heaven' - Colombian President receives Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10th 2016, 1:51 PM 5,123 Views 7 Comments

A revised FARC deal was approved by Colombia’s Congress last week.

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week
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Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:32 AM 5,398 Views 5 Comments

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit
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Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit

Oct 3rd 2016, 9:30 PM 105 Views 25 Comments

There was a lot to stomach in a Yes vote for a people caused so much pain over the past five decades, writes Michael Sheils McNamee from Medellin.

After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels
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After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:26 AM 23,977 Views 46 Comments

Both sides are, however, insisting that peace will prevail.

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence
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Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence

Sep 27th 2016, 4:45 PM 9,890 Views 13 Comments

Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today
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The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:26 AM 27,192 Views 45 Comments

Colombia and FARC rebels have agreed a peace deal.

The rebels sleeping with weapons and falling in love in Colombia's jungle
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The rebels sleeping with weapons and falling in love in Colombia's jungle

Mar 6th 2016, 11:15 AM 21,010 Views 21 Comments

Peace looms for this generation of Farc fighters, with a ceasefire appearing closer than ever.

The IRA, the US and Colombia's 50 years of violence
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The IRA, the US and Colombia's 50 years of violence

Mar 11th 2015, 7:17 PM 10,216 Views 40 Comments

Peace talks between the Bogota government and FARC rebels have been under way since 2012.

Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines
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Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines

Feb 17th 2013, 8:30 AM 10,254 Views 7 Comments

The country has the world’s second highest number of landmine victims after Afghanistan.

Colombia says last top drug lord arrested
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Colombia says last top drug lord arrested

Sep 19th 2012, 1:47 PM 4,749 Views 14 Comments

Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, alleged to be the country’s last major drug lord, has been arrested in an international sting.

Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years
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Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:00 AM 1,917 Views 5 Comments

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos praised the release of captives, but called the move “insufficient” to merit a peace dialogue.

FARC rebel group suffer 'hardest blow' as leader is killed
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FARC rebel group suffer 'hardest blow' as leader is killed

Nov 5th 2011, 10:45 AM 353 Views 3 Comments

Alfonso Cano was killed in combat near a bunker in a remote part of Columbia yesterday.

Man behind Nicholas Cage weapons dealer role convicted of attempting to arm FARC
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Man behind Nicholas Cage weapons dealer role convicted of attempting to arm FARC

Nov 3rd 2011, 8:58 AM 924 Views 7 Comments

Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, aka the Merchant of Death, was convicted after US agents posing as Colombian terrorists staged a $20m arms deal.

FARC hostage Ingrid Betancourt releases book on six-year ordeal
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FARC hostage Ingrid Betancourt releases book on six-year ordeal

Sep 21st 2010, 3:40 PM 342 Views 0 Comments

But at least one fellow captive is not too happy with the publication.