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The guerrilla war between Marxist rebels and Colombia's government has stretched on for more than half a century. Now the two sides have met in Havana to sign a peace agreement.
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The accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ends one of the world's longest-running armed conflicts.
Its 52-year span makes it the Americas' "longest-running war," reports the New York Times, and after four years of negotiations, it will come to an end, at least assuming all goes according to plan. Colombia's government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or the FARC, on Wednesday announced that...
After nearly four years of negotiations, the two sides announce final agreement, which will be put to a referendum.
Like all treaties, Colombia's peace accord represents a compromise. As chief government negotiator Humberto de la Calle said Wednesday night as before signing the final pact, "we got the best deal possible. Everyone would have liked to get a little more." The Marxist-Leninist FARC long ago gave up any pretense that it could use the talks to force […]
One of the bloodiest and most violent chapters in Colombia’s decades-long armed conflict could soon come to a close after the government and the FARC rebels reached a historic final peace agreement on Wednesday.“Today we have reached...Show More Summary
After more than 50 years of war and four years of negotiation, the Colombian government and the FARC rebels agreed to a final, historic peace deal in Havana, Cuba on Wednesday. The agreement signals the end of a violent, scarring conflict...Show More Summary
Colombia’s government and FARC rebels are expected to make what President Juan Manuel Santos called a “historic” announcement Wednesday on a peace deal to end their half-century civil war. Sources close to the peace negotiations said there would be a major announcement in Cuba,...
Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels unveiled a final peace deal on Wednesday to end a 50-year-old guerrilla war, one of the world's longest conflicts which took the resource-rich country to the brink of being a failed state. The...Show More Summary
After half a century of war, the Colombian government and Farc rebels say they have reached a historic peace agreement. The two sides have been meeting in Havana, Cuba since November 2012. Both signed a bilateral ceasefire in June, which...Show More Summary
One of the world's longest-running armed conflicts poised to end; deal must still be ratified by voters
The country’s largest rebel group and the government said they had finally come to an agreement to end a conflict that had lasted 52 years and claimed some 22,000 lives.
Colombia's government and its biggest rebel group announced a deal Wednesday evening for ending their country's half-century guerrilla war, one of the world's longest-running armed conflicts. The government's accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia must still be ratified by voters...
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HAVANA/BOGOTA, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Colombia’s government and leftist FARC rebels will unveil a final peace deal on Wednesday to end a 50-year-old guerrilla war, one of the world’s longest conflicts which took the country to the brinkShow More Summary