Peace Negotiations

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.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:21
South Sudan’s government said lack of assistance from the international donors has slowed down the implementation of the peace agreement which ended 21 months of civil war between rival top leaders and armed factions in the country.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:50
The government asked FARC rebels to give up their weapons, initially without a promise of robust security guarantees. And despite ongoing negotiations, at least six left-wing activists were slain in acts of political violence in recent months.
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.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 06:38
Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels said on Wednesday they had agreed to end hostilities with a definitive ceasefire that leaves the two sides just a step away from resolving the longest-running conflict in the Western Hemisphere.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:59
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he expects a peace deal to end more than 50 years of conflict with the country's largest rebel group, Farc, to be reached within a month.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:39
Colombia guerrilla group FARC made at least $22.4 million with drug trafficking since 1995, according to the country’s chief prosecutor. The Prosecutor General’s Office has been putting together massive criminal files against the Marxist guerrilla group that is currently negotiating an end to more than half a century of war between the state and the rebels.
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 06:48
Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S. outcome.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 06:00
Washington accused both sides in South Sudan's two-year conflict of blocking peace efforts and protested, rebels said, by pulling funding for a flight to return their leader Riek Machar to the capital.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 05:53
Colombians hope a peace deal between the government and the country's biggest rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), will bring five decades of conflict to an end.