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A demobilized ex-FARC fighter at a concentration zone in Tolima, Colombia

Colombia’s FARC Pressures Government to Comply With Peace Obligations

Colombia's FARC guerrilla group is putting pressure on the government to comply with promises made under last year's peace agreement at a critical moment in the...
US Ambassador to Colombia Kevin Whitaker

US Ambassador: FARC ‘Have Not Complied’ With Colombia Peace Deal

The US ambassador to Colombia publicly aired his country's main grievances with regard to Colombia's peace agreement with the FARC guerrilla group, adding to...
Mass displacements have risen in 2017

Mass Displacements on the Rise as Colombia’s War Recedes

Monitoring groups in Colombia say the number of mass displacements in the country has increased in 2017 despite the end of the conflict between the state and the...
The Common Alternative Revolutionary Force

FARC Entrance to Colombia’s Political Arena Haunted by Guerrillas’ Past

Colombia's demobilized FARC guerrilla group recently launched a new political party, but internal divisions have left the future of the new organization...
Washington Prado Alava claims to be a FARC member

Is Ecuador’s ‘Pablo Escobar’ a Member of Colombia’s FARC?

A jailed Ecuadorean drug capo is claiming to be a member of Colombia's demobilized FARC guerrilla group in order to receive judicial benefits offered to former...
Is a Nicaraguan company laundering money for the FARC?

Allegations of Venezuela, Nicaragua Complicity in FARC Money Laundering Resurface

Recent testimony before the US Senate revived allegations that a Venezuela-owned company in Nicaragua may have laundered money for Colombia's demobilizing FARC...
US Senator Dianne Feinstein

US Congress Hearing Underscores Tensions Over Colombia Peace Deal

Criticism of Colombia's peace process with the FARC guerrilla group by US officials and experts at a recent congressional hearing underscored simmering...
Drug capos are trying to exploit the FARC peace accords

Drug Capos Looking for Way Out Via Colombia Peace Accords

Authorities in Colombia have filtered out more than two dozen drug capos attempting to pass themselves off as FARC guerrillas in order to take advantage of judicial...
Some parts of the Colombian countryside are seeing murders spike

Pockets of Rising Violence in Rural Colombia Despite National Drop in Murders

While Colombia boasts its lowest homicide rate in nearly half a century, pockets of spiking violence in several rural areas tell a different story -- that of armed...
The FARC may have earned up to $580 million a year

The FARC’s Riches: Up to $580 Million in Annual Income

The former rebels of what was once Latin America's oldest insurgency, the FARC, continually claimed to have barely any money. And while they did have a lot of...
Many of the FARC's assets have been lost to deserter groups

The FARC’s Riches: Millions Apparently Lost to Dissidents

Formerly the Western Hemisphere's largest guerrilla organization, Colombia's FARC has compiled a full inventory of their wealth following half a century of conflict...

FARC, Peace and Possible Criminalization

The possibility of ending 50 years of civil conflict is in sight. While the majority of Colombians want to see peace, for themselves...