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Colombia’s Caribbean town of Cartagena is preparing to host the signing of an historic peace deal between the Colombian government and Farc rebels.
The Colombian government has defended the peace deal agreed on Wednesday under which leftist FARC rebels will give up their armed struggle and join the political…
Colombia’s president and the leader of its largest rebel army, the FARC have signed an historic ceasefire deal in the Cuban capital Havana.
Latin American leaders and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gathered in the Cuban capital Havana have witnessed the historic signing of a ceasefire deal between Colombia’s government and its main
Colombia’s civil war began as a 1960s peasant revolt but then exploded into a cocaine-fuelled conflict which killed at least 22,000 people and displaced…
Three years of historic peace talks between Colombian government and FARC negotiators have resulted in a ceasefire agreement.
Colombia’s largest rebel group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government have returned to talks aimed at ending 50 years
The remains of 29 people who disappeared during the half-century conflict in Colombia were handed over to their families on Thursday, as the peace process gets back on track.
Representatives of the Colombian government and the leftist FARC rebels have signed an agreement which could put peace talks back on track to end the
A ceasefire between Colombia and rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – or FARC – could be called on January 1, 2016. Juan Manuel
After Wednesday’s historic handshake and the commitment to peace between the Colombian government and the FARC rebel group, the groundwork begins
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos discusses the achievement of a travel agreement between South America and Europe and how his country is fighting FARC and the war on drugs.
Colombia’s FARC rebels have annonced an open-ended truce. It comes from Cuba where they have been holding peace talks with the government. It is the
The first image of a Colombian general and two other hostages released by FARC has been shared by the Colombian government on social media. The
Colombia’s government is said to have agreed to suspend military operations in order to secure the release of a high-ranking general and other
FARC rebels have agreed to free a top Colombian general and four others according to negotiators in Cuba. Their release is to be organised as soon
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has suspended peace talks with Marxist FARC rebels after an army general was kidnapped
Two years ago the Colombian government entered peace talks with the FARC rebels in neutral Cuba after half a century of armed struggle. Colombia’s
A group of bullfighters in Colombia have been on hunger strike for ten days to protest against efforts to end the spectacle in the
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won a second term in an election seen as a referendum on peace talks with Marxist guerrillas. Santos
FARC rebels in Colombia have struck a landmark deal with the government to end the trade in illegal drugs, and announced a week-long ceasefire
Bogotá, the capital and largest city of Colombia is the country’s most populous conurbation. Since 1998 it has been run by leftist mayors. The latest
The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, has been in power since August 2010. Before being elected head of state, he was Minister of Foreign
The leftist mayor of Colombia’s capital was removed from his post on Monday for the mismanagement of garbage collection and banned from holding
Colombian intelligence claims to have discovered a rebel FARC plot to kill the former president, Alvaro Uribe. The politician, who is standing for