Colombia & COVID-19 ceasefire – Security Council Open VTC briefing

Briefing by Carlos Ruiz Massieu, Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia on recent developments in Colombia during the Security Council Open VTC. Briefing via video teleconference, the Head of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia (UNVMC), Carlos Ruiz Massieu, today (14 Apr) told the Security Council … Read more Colombia & COVID-19 ceasefire – Security Council Open VTC briefing

U.S. Indicts Venezuela’s Maduro on Drug-Trafficking Charges With $15 Million Reward

The U.S. indicted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for drug trafficking on Thursday, offering a $15 million reward for information leading to his arrest, as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on an adversary it has sought to push aside. The U.S. also indicted 14 key Maduro associates, including former Vice President Diosdado Cabello, offering $10 … Read more U.S. Indicts Venezuela’s Maduro on Drug-Trafficking Charges With $15 Million Reward

Colombia: Former FARC fighters struggling to reintegrate

Three years after signing a historic peace deal in Colombia, former FARC rebels feel the government has betrayed them. Many joined a reintegration village in the north since giving up their weapons, but they are still coming under attack by dissidents. Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Ituango, Colombia. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more Colombia: Former FARC fighters struggling to reintegrate

Colombia: Baby boom follows FARC peace deal

The peace deal between Colombia’s government and FARC rebels is entering its final stages. Roughly 7,000 fighters are gathering at transitional camps in preparation to give up their weapons for good. With the battlefield rules now relaxed, a baby boom is emerging at transitional camps across Colombia. Dozens of babies have been born recently and … Read more Colombia: Baby boom follows FARC peace deal

Colombia: FARC rebels to disarm at transition zones

Thousands of FARC rebels in Colombia are gathering into 26 transition zones across the country, bringing 52 years of war to an end. The rebels, who will stay in the transition areas for up to six months, will hand over their weapons before reintegrating into civilian life. Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Pondores. – … Read more Colombia: FARC rebels to disarm at transition zones

French President Hollande meets FARC rebels in Colombia

Francois Hollande is in Colombia to oversee a transition deal between the government and FARC rebels. The French president visited a United Nations-run centre, where some 7,000 members of the group are beginning their transition back to civilian life. Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Caldono. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more French President Hollande meets FARC rebels in Colombia

Colombia: government and FARC scramble to revive peace deal after shock referendum result

Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos opened a new national dialogue Monday to seek peace with FARC rebels as both sides scrambled to revive a peace deal to end the half-century conflict. Visit our website : http://www.france24.com Subscribe … Read more Colombia: government and FARC scramble to revive peace deal after shock referendum result

Colombia referendum: Why Medellin city led ‘no’ vote

Colombia’s government is scrambling to rescue an historic peace agreement with FARC rebels after voters rejected ratifying it in a referendum on Sunday. Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti traveled to the city of Medellin where the “no” vote won overwhelmingly to find out why people there are against the deal. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more Colombia referendum: Why Medellin city led ‘no’ vote

Colombia Votes No: Referendum rejects FARC peace deal (part 1)

Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Is it back to civil war for Colombia? Or was Sunday’s shock rejection of the deal to end 60 years of fighting with FARC rebels the prelude to a better bargain? We’ll ask why voters failed by … Read more Colombia Votes No: Referendum rejects FARC peace deal (part 1)

Reality check referendum: “The FARC didn’t realise how unpopular they are”

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Is it back to civil war for Colombia? Or was Sunday’s shock rejection of the deal to end 60 years of fighting with FARC rebels the prelude to a better bargain? We’ll ask why voters failed by a … Read more Reality check referendum: “The FARC didn’t realise how unpopular they are”

Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal – BBC News

Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.2% voting against it. The deal was signed last week by President Juan Manuel Santos and Farc leader Timoleon Jimenez after nearly four years of negotiations. But it needed to be ratified by Colombians in order to … Read more Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal – BBC News

Colombia: President Juan Manuel Santos reacts to FARC referendum results

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Colombia referendum: Peace deal with FARC rejected

Voters in Colombia have narrowly rejected the peace deal between the government and FARC rebels in a referendum. The deal was supposed to end a 52-year conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions. A vote that was widely expected to bring an end to decades of conflict. Al Jazeera’s Lucia … Read more Colombia referendum: Peace deal with FARC rejected

Colombia: Voters reject FARC peace deal in shock referendum result

Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Colombians narrowly rejected a peace deal with Marxist guerrillas in a referendum on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and dashing President Juan Manuel Santos’ painstakingly negotiated plan to end the 52-year war. Visit our website : … Read more Colombia: Voters reject FARC peace deal in shock referendum result