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Colombians would vote in favor of peace in plebiscite - poll
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian voters will back a peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels in a plebiscite, according to an opinion poll released on Friday, in encouraging news for President Juan Manuel Santos, who wants the electorate to ratify the measure to end more than 50 years of war.
25 points by Reuters | Colombia Álvaro Uribe Reuters Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Poll Voting Voting system Thomson Reuters
Colombia, ELN rebels begin peace talks in Ecuador
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 8 (UPI) -- The National Liberation Army, or ELN, rebel group and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' administration have begun peace negotiations in Ecuador.
1 points by UPI | Colombia Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Álvaro Uribe National Liberation Army Mediation United Press International Negotiation Camilo Torres Restrepo
Colombia: FARC and ELN areas of influence
Over the last few decades Colombia's biggest rebel groups FARC and ELN have gained a major foothold in the country.
6 points by Al Jazeera English | National Liberation Army Rebellion 2016 Álvaro Uribe 2017 War Contract Colombia
Colombia president's campaign allegedly took Odebrecht cash: official
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos's 2014 election campaign allegedly received as much as $1 million from Brazil's Odebrecht SA, the country's attorney general said on Tuesday, as fallout from a massive corruption scandal continued.
-2 points by Reuters | Álvaro Uribe Reuters São Paulo Thomson Reuters Colombia News agency Brazil Colombian Liberal Party
FARC: Peace is difficult without amnesty
Fighters must be given amnesty if peace in Colombia is to succeed, the rebels' chief negotiator told CNN en Español.
71 points by CNN | Colombia Ban Ki-moon Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Álvaro Uribe War Medellín Secretary-General of the United Nations Colombian Liberal Party
Justice Interrupted: The Secret History of Colombia’s Paramilitaries and the U.S. War on Drugs
After decades of atrocities, the warlords were finally being held to account. Then the Americans stepped in.
5925 points by The New York Times | Colombia Government of Colombia Illegal drug trade President of Colombia Colombian parapolitics scandal United States Department of Justice Human rights Álvaro Uribe