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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.
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Colombia and ELN in talks to end 52 years of war
Government and the second biggest rebel start talks in neighbouring Ecuador after more than three years of attempts.
631 points by Al Jazeera English | Colombia Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Rebellion National Liberation Army Paramilitary Terrorism Negotiation Contract
Colombian government, guerrilla group start peace talks in Ecuador
BOGOTA, Colombia — The Colombian government and the country’s last active guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), officially launched peace talks Tuesday in neutral Ecuador, to end a conflict that has lasted more than 50 years.
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Colombia begins peace talks with ELN rebels to end 52-year war
BOGOTA/QUITO (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist ELN rebels began official peace talks with the government on Tuesday in a bid to end their part in a five-decade conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, damaged the economy and left millions displaced.
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ELN rebels free Colombian soldier before peace talks
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Colombia's ELN rebel group released soldier Fredy Moreno -- its last hostage -- ahead of peace talks with President Juan Manuel Santos' government in Ecuador.
-2 points by UPI | Colombia Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Terrorism United Press International Hostage National Liberation Army Kidnapping Insurgency
Colombia's ELN exchanges hostage for two captured rebels
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 3 (UPI) -- Colombia's ELN rebel group freed its second-to-last remaining hostage, former Congressman Odín Sánchez, which will allow peace negotiations to begin.
1 points by UPI | Colombia Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Terrorism United Press International Hostage Prison National Liberation Army Government of Colombia
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
Colombia's FARC apologizes for taking captives during conflict
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels apologized for the "great pain" they caused by kidnapping thousands of people to fund half a century of conflict as the insurgent group prepared to sign a peace accord with the government.
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Colombia's FARC releases 13 child soldiers in first phase of peace deal
Andrew V. PestanoBOGOTA, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Colombia's FARC rebel group recently began releasing child soldiers as part of a peace agreement with the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos.
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13 child soldiers freed after peace deal
FARC rebels in Colombia begin releasing child soldiers as part of deal potentially ending 52-year civil war with the government.
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