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Old wounds and allegations of paramilitary ties against Uribe resurface

Former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe has come under fire recently as renewed attempts to broker a peace deal between the government and FARC militia have stalled and reopened old wounds. 466 more words

Latin America

Estoy citado en "Dinero": La caída en la acción de Ecopetrol de Colombia no se debe únicamente a los ataques guerrilleros

English Summary (Resumen en Inglés): I am quoted at length by Dinero  (Publicaciones Semana,  Bogotá) on the steep fall in value of the stocks of Colombia’s national oil company and largest corporation, … 1,565 more words

Heavy Oil

The Need to Include the Voices of Internally Displaced Persons in Peace Negotiations

Conflict, whether fought between legitimate state actors or among violent non-state actors, induces different forms of migration. In order to escape targeted killings, forced recruitment, or general violence, individuals and communities will relocate to avoid becoming involved in or a casualty of a conflict. 936 more words

Politics & Policy

Colombia: FARC negotiator says disarming will be 'long process'

Source: Relief Web

Colombia’s FARC guerrillas will not give up their weapons at once, and need guarantees from the government to disarm, a negotiator said Tuesday as the peace process marked two years. 619 more words

Conflict

Not a terrorist in sight

Our first week in Colombia didn’t get off to the best start (too many warnings about safety and questions about sanity), but like a fine wine, it improved greatly over time. 378 more words

Colombia

Colombia conflict victims join FARC peace talks

A group of victims from five decades of conflict in Colombia has for the first time joined left-wing FARC rebels and government negotiators in peace talks. 384 more words

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