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FN udtrykker bekymring over mord på sociale ledere

FN’s Årsrapport om Menneskerettigheder slår alarm over stigningen i angreb mod sociale aktivister. Sidste år blev 127 ledere myrdet og størstedelen af disse døde i områder, der tidligere var underlagt FARC. 597 more words

Twits and Tweets: The elevation of John Kerry' legacy ... in the eyes of drug peddlers and users

We warned you last April that raising the legitimacy of FARC, a terrorist organization, with the encouragement of John Kerry and his skillful negotiation skills, wouldn’t turn out as well as planned for Colombia –  see our post  67 more words

Politics

Peace Accords or Political Surrender? Latin America, the Middle East and Ukraine

By James Petras :: 03.18.2017

Introduction

Over thirty year ago a savvy Colombian peasant leader told me, “Whenever I read the word ‘peace accords’ I hear the government sharpening its knives”.

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United States

500 guerillasoldater modtager cubansk medicin-stipendium

Cubas ambassadør i Colombia, José Luis Ponce Caballero har mandag i et brev til Ivan Marquez, der er medlem af sekretariatet for FARC’s guerilla, fremsat et tilbud om, at 500 tidligere kombattanter i FARC de næste fem år vil få adgang til medicinstudiet i Cuba. 70 more words

Colombias kongres godkender retssystem for fred


Mandag d. 13. marts godkendte Colombias kongres et særligt retssystem for fred, som skal sikre retfærdighed for de mere end 8 millioner ofre for landets væbnede konflikt. 612 more words

What peace in Colombia would mean for the drug trade and those who depend on it. PBS NewsHour

As Colombian officials negotiate with FARC rebels to end the country’s 50-year civil war, the illegal drug trade — used by the rebels to help finance their insurgency — has become a major point of debate. 31 more words

Reports

Inside Colombia's jungles, how FARC rebels are preparing for peace. PBS NewsHour

After decades of evading the Colombian military, FARC rebels are emerging from the jungle. Special correspondents Nadja Drost and Bruno Federico offer an exclusive look at the FARC perspective amid peace talks to end the world’s longest-running conflict.

Reports