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Chance of Peace in the 'World's Longest War?- Colombia's Problematic Paramilitaries

It is easy to forget amidst the daily frivolity of life within Colombia, it is a country at war. Raging since 1964 it is the world’s longest continuous civil conflict. 1,349 more words


Alex Fattal's "Guerrilla Marketing: Information War and the Demobilization of FARC Rebels"

Page 99 of my dissertation “Guerrilla Marketing: Information War and the Demobilization of FARC Rebels,” recounts the moment when drug lord Pablo Escobar handed himself over to Colombian authorities—political theater through and through. 696 more words

Page 99 For CaMP Dissertations

FARC agrees to demobilise child soldiers — UN Dispatch

UNICEF facilitated the negotiations. “Colombia’s Marxist FARC rebel group has agreed to remove child soldiers from its ranks as part of the peace deal it is close to signing with the government.

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Political Issues

May 17, 2016

As the peace process in Havana enters its final stretch, decisions are coming at a fast pace and preparations for the end of the war are advancing.   1,244 more words


Colombian FARC rebels agree to let minors under 15 leave ranks

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

HAVANA: Colombia’s government and leftist FARC rebels on Sunday agreed to a roadmap for children under 15 to leave guerrilla encampments and re-integrate into civil society, as part of negotiations aimed at ending Latin America’s longest war. 390 more words

Current Affairs

Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Peace in Colombia: Is it Near?

While the peace process has been going forward, assaults against human rights defenders, the political opposition and environmentalists have been going up. Just between February 27 and March 11 of this year, the Unión Patriótica political party reported that 29 leftist leaders had been killed. 1,550 more words

Human Rights

JUVENTUD a thought-provoking coming of age story set against complexities of Colombia



By Vanessa Blakeslee

Curbside Splendor: Oct. 27, 2015

$15.95, 338 pages

As serendipity would have it, I ended up reading two books set in South America back to back. 694 more words

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