Showing posts with label FARC. Show all posts
Showing posts with label FARC. Show all posts

Friday, March 9, 2018

FARC says not to participate in Colombian presidential election

Colombia's FARC announced Thursday that it would not contest the upcoming presidential elections in May, given the state of health of its leader and presidential candidate.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Monday, August 28, 2017

FARC prepares for move to politics after disarmament

FARC prepares for move to politics
Members of the FARC group in Colombia have begun discussing the group's future in its first congress since the conclusion of a historic disarmament process.

Friday, May 12, 2017

First Colombia FARC rebels complete disarmament: UN

A group of Colombian FARC rebels on Friday became the first to formally complete a historic disarmament process under a peace accord with the government, United Nations monitors said.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Colombian Parliament Approves Peace Deal With FARC: 130 votes in favour, 0 votes against

Colombia’s parliament has ratified a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia — People's Army (FARC), Colombia’s Vice Interior Minister Luis Ernesto Gomez said.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Colombia signs revised peace deal with FARC rebels

Colombia's government has signed a revised peace agreement with the armed group FARC aiming to end half a century of hostilities, nearly two months after the rejection of the original deal in a referendum*.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Colombian government, FARC to sign peace deal despite opposition objections

Colombian and FARC leaders plan to sign a new peace deal Thursday, despite objections from some in Colombia that the latest version of the deal is still too lenient with the militant rebel group.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Indígenas de Colombia convocan marchas a favor de nuevo acuerdo de paz

La Organización Nacional Indígena de Colombia (Onic) convocó a una marcha nacional para que se refrende e implemente ya el nuevo acuerdo de paz entre el Gobierno y la guerrilla de las FARC.

Colombian peace deal in danger after renewed clashes, army kills 2 FARC members

Four days after a new peace deal was signed to end a half century of fighting, renewed fighting erupted between security forces and FARC rebels, as two guerrillas belonging to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia were killed during clashes.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Government and FARC claim progress in talks on new peace deal

The Colombian President said Monday that the Government's negotiating team together with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have made considerable progress in their talks on a new peace deal.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Talks between Colombia, ELN rebels await release of captive

The beginning of formal talks between the Colombian government and the ELN guerrilla group, set for Thursday in the Ecuadorian capital, was put off pending the rebels' release of a former congressman abducted six months ago.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Colombia: President Santos extends ceasefire with FARC

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has extended a ceasefire with the leftist FARC rebel group until the end of the year in a bid to reach a final peace deal.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Colombian leader wins Nobel Peace Prize despite failed deal

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, in a surprise choice after Colombians voted "No" to an agreement he signed with Marxist rebels to end 52 years of war.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Colombia ceasefire with FARC to end 31 October: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said that a ceasefire with FARC rebels will end on 31 October, as both sides scramble to find a solution to the half-century conflict after voters rejected a peace deal.

Latin American laments failure of Colombia's peace deal, vows to continue to help peace process

Latin American countries have lamented the outcome of a Colombian referendum that rejected a long-awaited peace agreement to end more than five decades of civil fighting in the country.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Colombia's chief peace negotiator offers to resign following rejection of FARC deal

The Colombian government's chief peace negotiator in peace talks with the Marxist FARC guerrillas, Humberto de la Calle, has offered his resignation after voters narrowly rejected a peace deal with the rebels.

Colombian voters reject peace deal to end 50-year war

Colombians rejected the new peace deal between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebels in a Sunday referendum that would have ended a war that has lasted 52 years. The defeat was extremely narrow.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Colombia holds referendum on peace deal with FARC rebels

Voting in the referendum on the peace agreement between the government and the FARC guerrilla group is proceeding peacefully on Sunday, Colombian armed forces commander Gen. Juan Pablo Rodriguez said.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Colombia's ELN rebels want to start peace talks following FARC deal

Colombia's National Liberation Army, or ELN, rebel group said it is ready to start peace negotiations following the recent deal between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.

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