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# farc - Friday 13 September, 2019

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit
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# Emilio Archila

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit

Sep 13th 2019, 1:56 PM 4,854 Views 4 Comments

Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, is visiting Dublin today.

# farc - Friday 30 August, 2019

Colombian troops kill nine FARC dissidents in raid after peace deal rejection
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# Colombia

Colombian troops kill nine FARC dissidents in raid after peace deal rejection

Aug 30th 2019, 10:44 PM 10,936 Views 4 Comments

President Ivan Duque said he has authorised the raid on the dissidents.

# farc - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Former Colombian rebels announce return to arms despite 2016 peace agreement
# FARC
# FARC

Former Colombian rebels announce return to arms despite 2016 peace agreement

Aug 29th 2019, 10:45 PM 15,471 Views 14 Comments

FARC fighters criticised the peace agreement in a video posted on Youtube.

# farc - Sunday 12 February, 2017

President Higgins to make history as he visits FARC guerilla decommissioning site
# FARC
# FARC

President Higgins to make history as he visits FARC guerilla decommissioning site

Feb 12th 2017, 10:15 AM 10,489 Views 52 Comments

The FARC had links to the IRA.

# farc - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'A gift from heaven' - Colombian President receives Nobel Peace Prize
# Prize Winner
# Prize Winner

'A gift from heaven' - Colombian President receives Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10th 2016, 1:51 PM 5,121 Views 7 Comments

A revised FARC deal was approved by Colombia’s Congress last week.

# farc - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week
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# FARC

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:32 AM 5,391 Views 5 Comments

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

# farc - Monday 3 October, 2016

Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit
# Insight
# Insight

Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit

Oct 3rd 2016, 9:30 PM 102 Views 25 Comments

There was a lot to stomach in a Yes vote for a people caused so much pain over the past five decades, writes Michael Sheils McNamee from Medellin.

After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels
# Conflict
# Conflict

After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:26 AM 23,969 Views 46 Comments

Both sides are, however, insisting that peace will prevail.

# farc - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence
# Peace Sign
# Peace Sign

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence

Sep 27th 2016, 4:45 PM 9,888 Views 13 Comments

Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.

# farc - Thursday 23 June, 2016

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today
# Colombia
# Colombia

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:26 AM 27,187 Views 45 Comments

Colombia and FARC rebels have agreed a peace deal.

# farc - Sunday 6 March, 2016

The rebels sleeping with weapons and falling in love in Colombia's jungle
# FARC Guerillas
# FARC Guerillas

The rebels sleeping with weapons and falling in love in Colombia's jungle

Mar 6th 2016, 11:15 AM 20,994 Views 21 Comments

Peace looms for this generation of Farc fighters, with a ceasefire appearing closer than ever.

# farc - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

The IRA, the US and Colombia's 50 years of violence
# Rebels
# Rebels

The IRA, the US and Colombia's 50 years of violence

Mar 11th 2015, 7:17 PM 10,183 Views 40 Comments

Peace talks between the Bogota government and FARC rebels have been under way since 2012.

# farc - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines
# Colombia
# Colombia

Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines

Feb 17th 2013, 8:30 AM 10,245 Views 7 Comments

The country has the world’s second highest number of landmine victims after Afghanistan.

# farc - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Colombia says last top drug lord arrested
# Colombia
# Colombia

Colombia says last top drug lord arrested

Sep 19th 2012, 1:47 PM 4,743 Views 14 Comments

Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, alleged to be the country’s last major drug lord, has been arrested in an international sting.

# farc - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:24 AM 4,917 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning, including: more garda station closures, seven killed in US college shootings, and a new ‘flying car’ (video).

Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years
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# FARC

Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:00 AM 1,916 Views 5 Comments

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos praised the release of captives, but called the move “insufficient” to merit a peace dialogue.

# farc - Sunday 18 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Mar 18th 2012, 8:58 AM 6,055 Views 17 Comments

The nine things you need to know this morning…

# farc - Saturday 5 November, 2011

FARC rebel group suffer 'hardest blow' as leader is killed
# FARC
# FARC

FARC rebel group suffer 'hardest blow' as leader is killed

Nov 5th 2011, 10:45 AM 350 Views 3 Comments

Alfonso Cano was killed in combat near a bunker in a remote part of Columbia yesterday.

# farc - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Man behind Nicholas Cage weapons dealer role convicted of attempting to arm FARC
# Lord Of War
# Lord Of War

Man behind Nicholas Cage weapons dealer role convicted of attempting to arm FARC

Nov 3rd 2011, 8:58 AM 911 Views 7 Comments

Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, aka the Merchant of Death, was convicted after US agents posing as Colombian terrorists staged a $20m arms deal.

# farc - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

FARC hostage Ingrid Betancourt releases book on six-year ordeal
# Betancourt
# Betancourt

FARC hostage Ingrid Betancourt releases book on six-year ordeal

Sep 21st 2010, 3:40 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

But at least one fellow captive is not too happy with the publication.