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Colombia Army Puts Pressure on ELN Amid Post-Ceasefire Violence

Recent actions by Colombia’s army against the country’s largest active guerrilla group indicate that the government may be using military pressure to achieve...
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Wave of Violence Strikes Colombia After ELN Ceasefire Ends

Violence erupted across Colombia following the end of a temporary ceasefire with the country's largest active guerrilla group, casting doubt over the future of...
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Colombia Deploys Troops to Tumaco as ELN Ceasefire Ends

The government of Colombia has deployed thousands of troops to one of the country’s most hotly contested cities to combat organized crime just as a three-month...
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Massacre in Magüí Payán, Post-Conflict Colombia’s Hidden Time Bomb

On November 27, 13 people were killed in the municipality of Magüí Payán, in the southeastern Colombia department of Nariño, after an alleged confrontation...
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Colombia’s Peace Agreement With the FARC Survives First Year

A year after the signing of the FARC peace agreement, the Colombian government's efforts to end the conflict with the guerrilla group have...
Guerrilla fighters of the ELN group
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Is Colombia’s Ceasefire With the ELN at Risk of Crumbling in Chocó?

Warnings that Colombia's bilateral ceasefire with the ELN guerrilla group could crumble because of violence in a criminal hotbed could be exaggerated, but the peace...
ELN fighters
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Colombia Govt, ELN Sign Ceasefire Amid Growing Dissidence

The government of Colombia and the country's largest remaining guerrilla group have agreed to a bilateral ceasefire, but the rebels' lack of unity may make...
Has the threat of "narco-terrorism" in Latin America been inflated?
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Weekly InSight: Narco-Terrorism in Latin America, How Real Is the Threat?

In our August 10 Facebook Live session, Senior Editor Mike LaSusa spoke with Simon Fraser University Research Associate Benoît Gomis about the myths and realities...
The ELN is conducting peace talks with the Colombian government
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Despite Peace Talks, Colombia’s ELN Guerrillas Continue Expansion

When Latin America's oldest insurgency, the FARC, officially becomes a political party, their cousins in the ELN will assume the status of Colombia's most powerful...