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Colombia peace deal will allow scientists to uncover country's unexplored biodiversity | Video

In 2004, scientist Diego Alarcón ventured into the Colombian mountains to study bird species in a place most scientists wouldn’t dare go: territory controlled by FARC rebels.

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The Road to Peace in Colombia-Reconciliation not Retribution

A fascination with madrugar-waking up early, is one of the many curiosities of Colombian culture. Street vendors calling out to the calles; housewives maintaining eternal habits of order; old men toasting their inaugural cerveza of the day. 1,171 more words


Colombia, The Referendum That Could Have Changed History (But Failed)

It looked like a done deal. And yet, in a surprising turn of events, Colombians rejected the agreement between their Government and the FARC, an agreement which could have ended 52 years of civil war. 114 more words

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Colombia e FARC - Cronache di una tra le guerre civili moderne più lunghe al mondo.

La passione sprigionata intorno all’accordo di pace tra il Governo di Juan Manuel Santos e le FARC ha generato in Colombia uno stato di agitazione tale che i fautori e gli oppositori della proposta si sono affrettati a prendere posizione a favore o contro l’accordo. 1,059 more words

Cristoforo Colombo

Neither at War Nor at Peace, Colombia's FARC Rebels Watch and Wait

For the rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), there are no military drills, no target practice, no training in building land mines at this guerrilla camp in southern Colombia. 951 more words

Democracy? Meh

As Columbian voters see fit to reject a Farc peace deal and the British electorate voted for Brexit, Steve Brookstein and more bad plumbing, governments are now realising that democracy is overrated.  238 more words