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A Nobel for Santos, No Peace for Colombia

The world needs a refresher course on FARC terrorists and their evil deeds.<p>Some 83% of the Colombian electorate either abstained or voted “no” in the Oct. 2 plebiscite asking them to approve their government’s negotiated settlement with the terrorist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to …

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Colombians march to demand Farc peace deal be revived

<b>Thousands of Colombians have taken part in marches to demand that a peace deal signed by the government and Farc rebels be upheld.</b><p>In the capital, Bogota, families of victims were given white flowers by well-wishers to symbolise peace.<p>The agreement, reached after years of negotiation, was rejected …

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Colombians show support for FARC peace deal – again

Previous peace accord with rebel group was rejected by voters, but many hope the deal can be saved<p>BOGOTA – Thousands of farmers, indigenous activists …

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Colombia ceasefire extended as rebels attempt peace

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has agreed a ceasefire extension with Farc rebels to last until the end of the year.<p>A peace deal signed by the government and the left-wing rebel group last month was narrowly rejected in a referendum.<p>The leader, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his …

Colombia extends Farc ceasefire amid talks to save peace deal

<b>Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has extended a ceasefire with Farc rebels until the end of the year to give more time to save a peace deal.</b><p>The accord, signed with the left-wing rebel group last month, was narrowly rejected in a national referendum.<p>Mr Santos has spent the past few days …

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Colombia’s opposition wants to modify peace deal — with a scalpel, not a hammer

Ten days after voters in Colombia rejected their government’s peace deal with leftist FARC rebels, the country’s main opposition party has published proposals that would modify the agreement but leave significant portions intact.<p>At first glance, the proposals by the Democratic Center party of …

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'There is no going back': Colombian rebels insist peace will hold despite No vote

On the edge of a guerrilla camp in southern Colombia, there are no sentries guarding the perimeter. Instead, Marxist rebels are slipping and sliding …

After Voters Reject Colombia Peace Deal, Guerrillas Are Left In Limbo

Neither at war nor fully at peace, Marxist rebels in southern Colombia who want to lay down their weapons are instead killing time and contemplating whether they will be called back into combat.<p>It's a surreal state of affairs, brought on by a stalemate over an agreement to end Colombia's …

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Colombia peace boost as Uribe opens door to Farc talks

<b>Colombia's ex-president Alvaro Uribe, who led the successful campaign to reject a peace accord with Farc rebels, says he may now be open to talks.</b><p>Mr Uribe, leader of the right-wing Democratic Center party, had previously ruled out such talks.<p>But after a referendum rejected the peace accord between …

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That Was No Way to Negotiate With Narcoterrorists

All Colombians want peace. Any future deal with FARC, however, must address citizens’ concerns.<p>A majority of Colombians this month voted to reject the government’s deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the Marxist narcoterrorist group better known as the FARC. The government used …

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Colombian Government, FARC Resume Dialogue in Havana

October 23, 2016<p>119<p>125<p>Delegations from the Colombian government and the country’s largest guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia …

Colombia's FARC say 'close' to new peace deal

The force has resumed talks with the government to seek a new deal taking into account the demands of the "No" camp that rejected the accord in a referendum on October 2.<p>The sides are aiming to end a 52-year civil conflict that has killed 260,000 people.<p>FARC leader Timoleon "Timochenko" Jimenez …

Renegotiating Peace in Colombia

Referendums are developing a reputation for producing undesirable results. Colombia’s recent vote not to endorse a peace deal with the Revolutionary …

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Colombia voted against its president’s peace treaty. Why?

On October 2, 2016, Colombia held a vote to determine whether or not President Juan Manuel Santos’ peace agreement with Marxist rebel group, FARC, …

Colombia: The Real Reasons Uribe Sabotaged FARC Deal

<i>-OpEd-</i><p><b>BOGOTÁ</b> — The Democratic Center, a right-wing political party led by Colombia's former president Álvaro Uribe Vélez, was vehemently opposed to …

Colombia, rebels say incorporating new proposals into peace deal | Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia’s government and FARC rebels are incorporating changes into the peace deal that was rejected in a referendum earlier this month in a bid to swiftly salvage the accord, both sides said on Friday.<p>Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) lead negotiator Ivan Marquez …

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Talks aims to salvage Colombia's fragile FARC deal

Colombia’s government and FARC rebels have been back at the negotiating table in the Cuban capital Havana.<p>The aim is to incorporate changes into the peace deal narrowly rejected in a referendum earlier this month.<p>Opponents said it was too lenient on the Marxist rebels.:<p>“Both delegations recorded …

Waiting for peace, Colombia youths set up camp in main square | Reuters

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The tatty cluster of tents occupying a corner of Bogota’s central square jars with the parliament’s classical architecture and the colonial cathedral, but the hundreds of young people camped out here say they are not leaving until peace comes to Colombia.<p>In a …

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Colombia, FARC Rebel Group Announce New Peace Accord

Agreement comes after voters rejected earlier deal<p>BOGOTÁ, Colombia—Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’s government announced a new peace pact with the Marxist FARC rebel group on Saturday, capping six feverish weeks of negotiations after Colombian voters narrowly rejected an earlier deal.<p>The …

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Colombia's government and Farc rebels agree new peace deal

Weeks after referendum defeat, both sides say they have drafted new agreement featuring amendments to original deal<p>Colombia’s government and the Marxist Farc rebels said on Saturday they agreed on a revised peace deal to end a 52-year war, six weeks after the original was narrowly rejected in a …

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Colombian government strikes new Farc peace deal after referendum rejection

Colombia's government and Marxist Farc rebels on Saturday announced a revised peace deal to end 52 years of armed conflict, after voters rejected a prior peace accord in a referendum.<p>"We have reached a new final agreement to end the armed conflict, which incorporates changes, clarifications and …

Colombia signs peace deal with FARC

<b>(CNN) —</b> Colombia's government and the FARC rebel group signed a revised peace accord Saturday after years of negotiations and a half a century of conflict.<p>Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced the new deal in a TV address Saturday evening, saying it will build a "broader, deeper peace."<p>A …

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Colombians hope for peace under new FARC deal

Colombia: President Santos confident in new FARC deal

Colombia signs new peace deal with FARC

After weeks of negotiations in Havana, the Colombian government and the FARC (<i>Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia</i>) armed rebel group signed a …

Colombians get 2nd chance at peace with new, revised treaty

Unlike Americans stuck with president-elect Donald Trump or British voters second-guessing their exit from the European Union, Colombians — who …

Colombian Gov’t & FARC Reach New Peace Agreement

In Colombia, the government and the FARC rebel group say they’ve reached a new agreement for a peace deal aimed at ending the nation’s 52-year civil …

Colombia ETFs Off Their Highs: FARC, Peace & Cocaine

By<p>Nov. 14, 2016 7:50 p.m. ET<p>Shares of the <b>Global X MSCI Colombia exchange-traded fund</b> (GXG) and the <b>iShares MSCI Colombia Capped ETF</b> (ICOL) rose …

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