FARC

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The peace accords between FARC and the Colombian government have yet to be finalised, and the country is bracing for a heated campaign for the “yes” and “no” votes in the plebiscite, which could come by the end of September.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Overnight, the municipality of Briceño went from being a forgotten town nestled in the mountains of northern Antioquia to one of the main reference points for Colombia's post-conflict future. Its inhabitants now live between skepticism and optimism.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO has announced its intention to establish an intelligence ‘Fusion Center’ in Tunisia, which will provide support to Tunisian Special Operations Forces. According to a statement issued on Saturday, the Fusion Center is to be one of a number of initiatives intended to “project stability beyond the Alliance’s borders.”
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Both rebel commanders and the government hope that once a deal is done, an unarmed the Farc will become a leftist political party, promoting their professed Marxist-Leninist ideals through the ballot not the bullet. But many Farc members are wary of a future without the weapons which give them protection and status.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A Colombian high court on Monday ruled in favor of using a plebiscite to approve a peace deal being negotiated with Marxist FARC rebels that seeks to end more than five decades of war.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The peace accords between FARC and the Colombian government have yet to be finalised, and the country is bracing for a heated campaign for the “yes” and “no” votes in the plebiscite, which could come by the end of September.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:26
With the peace deal nearly done and a formal cease-fire in place, a final struggle is underway between President Santos and ex-President Uribe — and the powerful forces in Colombian society they represent.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 06:33
The highest-profile leader of Colombia's largest rebel group — the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC — has ordered his troops to stop collecting "taxes" in territories it dominates.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:33
The recently announced concentration zones where FARC guerrillas will gather upon the signing of a peace agreement with Colombia's government provide the two sides an opportunity to prevent the continuation of violence and illegal activity in these areas.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:53
The FARC’s pledge to end its war to overthrow the Colombian state is a huge step forward in reducing the country's violence. But an end to the five-decade old civil conflict is still far off. Here are eight reasons why, even should the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia – FARC) disarm and demobilize today, the civil conflict will continue.

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