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As peace comes to Colombia, what happens to those who committed the gravest crimes of its civil war?
Colombia signed a peace treaty with its rebel movement this week and on Sunday the country votes to ratify the deal, which would end a 52-year civil war. 732 more words
This was an important week in the history of peace. On Monday, in the charming colonial city of Cartagena, the Colombian government signed a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), one of the most vicious and indomitable guerrilla movements in the Americas. 1,391 more words
YARI PLAINS, Colombia — At dawn in a jungle clearing in southern Colombia, rebels wearing pixelated fatigues, berets and Lenin badges form up in a loose parade before the start of their school day. 2,199 more words
Veterans of Colombia’s FARC guerrilla army could soon be making a living as eco-tourism guides, beef processors or cheese makers under plans by the Marxist group to invest in economic projects once a peace deal takes hold. 764 more words