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Juanes Discusses ‘The Key' To Achieving Peace In Colombia

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.25.2014 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- The peace process to end the decades-old conflict in Colombia has been a long road -- one the country's government hopes will end with the...

U.S. Assassination Program in Colombia & Why We Are Learning of This Now

Dan Kovalik | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

The U.S., therefore, instead of focusing on a military strategy which objectively puts itself on the side of the Colombian paramilitaries, should instead be supporting those brave souls in Colombia who are struggling for peace at the risk of their very lives.

The Ones Who Don't Stay / Los Que No Se Quedan

Soldanela Rivera | Posted 02.10.2014 | Books
Soldanela Rivera

The Ones Who Don't Stay, Paola Mendoza's first novel is a beautiful coming of age story filled with melodic prose, elegant metaphors and a bounty of breathtaking corners of wisdom. Paola brings to life a series of women and imparts each one with depth and sensibility.

Peace in Colombia: It's Now or Never

Martin Santos | Posted 01.24.2014 | World
Martin Santos

It's heartbreaking to say that I've NEVER lived a single day when there was peace in my home country of Colombia.

How Illegally Mined Materials Make Their Way Into Cars And Smartphones

Bloomberg Markets Magazine | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business

It’s a sweltering day in March, and Javier Garcia slogs through the dense undergrowth in a remote stretch of the Amazon jungle in southeastern Colom...

Colombia: Seeking A Peaceful Future (PHOTOS)

Christian Fuchs | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Christian Fuchs

2013-02-21-fuchscolombia.jpgColombian refugees and internally displaced people are the frequently forgotten victims of a 50-year-long conflict between paramilitaries, guerillas, and the Colombian military and security forces.

Colombia, Rebels Hope Rising Trust Can Yield Peace

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 12.17.2012 | Latino Voices

HAVANA -- While the angry rhetoric and bombs continue to fly back home, Colombian rebels and government negotiators in peace talks in the Cuban capita...

Colombia Refuses To Honor Cease-Fire, Bombs FARC Camps

AP | CESAR GARCIA | Posted 02.02.2013 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's military said Monday that it killed at least 20 Revolutionary Armed Forces insurgents in a weekend air raid on a c...

Historic Colombian Peace Talks Launched

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 12.18.2012 | World

HURDAL, Norway — Colombia's first peace talks in a decade were inaugurated Thursday a half world away with a demonstration of just how widely th...

FARC Shows Faith in Peace Talks

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

HAVANA -- After nearly five decades of violent struggle and failed attempts at detente, there is plenty of mistrust and bad blood between Colombia's g...

Colombia And Rebel Group Reach Preliminary Agreement

AP | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — President Juan Manuel Santos announced on Tuesday a preliminary accord with Colombia's main leftist rebel group to launch pea...

Film Review of We Women Warriors: Tejiendo Sabiduria

Vanessa Perez | Posted 10.09.2012 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Perez

In Nicole Karsin's debut documentary weaving provides a metaphor for the unity between indigenous people in Colombia whose communities and lands are threatened by violence and armed conflict.

Freed French Reporter Says He'll Stay In Colombia

AP | Posted 07.31.2012 | Media

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The French journalist newly freed by Colombian rebels says he has no plans to leave the conflict-scarred South American coun...

Still No Peace In Colombia (PHOTOS)

Christian Fuchs | Posted 07.29.2012 | Impact
Christian Fuchs

2012-05-29-fuchscolombia.jpg Colombian refugees and internally displaced people are the frequently forgotten victims of the nearly 50-year-long conflict between paramilitaries, guerillas, and the Colombian military and security forces.

Politician Accused Of Planning Guerrilla Kidnappings That Led To Murder

AP | LIBARDO CARDONA | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Even Colombians accustomed to treachery and deceit after more than a half-century of civil conflict and drug violence were st...

Colombia Rebels Make Demand For Release Of Kidnapped Reporter

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2012 | Media

* Rebels accuse government of manipulating the media * French reporter seized while with Colombian troops BOGOTA, May 7 ...

Romeo Langlois: Colombia's FARC Rebels Says Their Holding French Reporter

AP | FRANK BAJAK and VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 07.07.2012 | Media

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's main rebel group says it is holding a French journalist who has been missing since disappearing a week ago while c...

Threats in the Classroom: Teachers Protect Students in the Midst of Colombia's War

Eva Smets | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact
Eva Smets

Disregarding official orders, members of the Colombian army turn schools into barracks where they sleep, steal food from cafeterias and invite children to take helicopter rides and to visit military camps.

Reports: Rebels Free Hostages After 12 Years

AP | CESAR GARCIA | Posted 06.02.2012 | World

VILLAVICENCIO, Colombia — Colombia's main rebel group on Monday freed what it says were its last 10 military and police captives, returning the ...

Colombian Military Bombs FARC Rebels

AP | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombian troops have killed 39 rebels, most of them in a bombardment of a guerrilla camp, the defense minister said Wednesda...

Colombian Military Bombs FARC Rebels

AP | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombian troops have killed 39 rebels, most of them in a bombardment of a guerrilla camp, the defense minister said Wednesda...

Colombia's FARC Announces Release Of Prisoners

AP | By LIBARDO CARDONA | Posted 03.03.2012 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Sgt. Luis Alfonso Beltran has endured 14 years of jungle prisons as a captive of leftist rebels while three of his aunts and uncle...

Colombian Rebels Set To Release 6 Hostages

AP | By LIBARDO CARDONA | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombian rebels on Tuesday announced plans to release six hostages who have been held captive for more than a decade. The Revolu...

FARC Blames Government For Executions

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's main leftist rebel group is blaming President Juan Manuel Santos' government for the weekend deaths of four securi...

Colombian FARC Survivor 'Ran For It' In Dramatic Escape

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 01.28.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — The Colombian police sergeant who saved himself when leftist rebels killed four fellow captives said Monday that he ran for h...