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Santos rejects FARC ceasefire conditions

Peace process latest: Colombian government welcomes ceasefire but refuses monitoring demands

In the latest in a series of developments around the Peace talks in Havana, President Santos rejected the terms of the ceasefire announced by FARC yesterday, December 17. 442 more words


Obama’s Bailout for Communist Dictators

by Daniel Greenfield
December 18, 2014

….The Castro regime is on its last legs. Its sponsors in Moscow and Caracas are going bankrupt due to failing energy prices. 41 more words


Wed., Dec. 17, 2014

At a press conference at 3 p.m. this afternoon, Iván Márquez, the FARC’s lead negotiator, announced that the FARC would initiate a unilateral ceasefire and cessation of hostilities beginning on Saturday, Dec. 820 more words


FARC (tentatively) ends 50 year rebellion in Colombia

Well, today was a real downer if you’re a fan of decades-long, body-laden exercises in Latin America-based futility. Along with the announcement that the U.S. and Cuba… 287 more words


Colombia Peace Talks: An Opportunity for Latin America and Beyond

Latin America’s turmoil, political crisis, and unrest have found the best example in the never-ending Colombian conflict. While the rest of the subcontinent assisted in recent years to economic growth, political change and to a positive future outlook, on the other Colombia still struggle to achieve stability, security for its population and the end of the civil conflict that is now on for 50 years. 3,153 more words


Colombia announces deaths of rebel fighters

Colombia’s president has announced the deaths of nine rebel fighters in an aerial bombing raid by the Colombian army and in clashes with troops in a southeastern jungle region. 192 more words