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Colombia's FARC say six ex-members murdered in restive province

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Armed gunmen this week killed six former fighters from Colombia’s FARC rebels, the now-demobilized group said, reiterating its fears about attacks targeting former guerrillas.
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Is Colombia Underestimating the Scale of FARC Dissidence?

This news analysis was originally published at InSight Crime.

The Colombian government has released estimates indicating that only a small percentage of former FARC guerrillas have abandoned the peace process. 914 more words

Writing

Former FARC members massively abandoning demobilization zones

Contrary to original plans for the guerrillas to build new lives in their demobilization zones, former members of the FARC are abandoning their government camps at a high rate, according to local media. 847 more words

Colombia

Stop Blaming Colombia

BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT

Colombia has been one of the United States’ greatest geopolitical partners, not just in Latin America, but in the world. 1,719 more words

Articles

Colombia’s FARC guerillas turn to football as route back into society

Now the guns are finally silenced after 53 years of conflict in Colombia, the Marxist Farc, formerly one of the most powerful and feared groups in the world, want to have a professional team… 520 more words

News

Colombia: the (Endless) Peace Process

The 27th of May 1964 is the date in which the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (in Spanish, Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia – FARC) were born as an anti-imperialist guerilla, aimed by a Marxist-Leninist thought. 618 more words

No Silence

'There is no peace here': Colombia's ethnic communities search for promised peace

Dozens of international human rights organizations published an open letter to President Juan Manuel Santos Tuesday, calling on Colombia’s leader to deliver peace to Afrodescendant and indigenous communities. 674 more words

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