Did Colombia’s government and FARC rebels reach a deal on justice?

Did Colombia’s government and FARC rebels reach a deal on justice?

According to Colombian rebel group FARC, it has reached some kind of understanding over the punishing of war criminals if it is able to seal a peace agreement with the state. However, the government negotiators deny  Full Article »

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Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 29, 2015

Did Colombia’s government and FARC rebels reach a deal on justice?

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Did Colombia’s government and FARC rebels reach a deal on justice?

According to Colombian rebel group FARC, it has reached some kind of understanding over the punishing of war criminals if it is able to seal a peace agreement with the state. However, the government negotiators deny  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 10, 2015

EU sends Colombians’ visa exemption to member states for ratification

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EU sends Colombians’ visa exemption to member states for ratification

The European Union has signed off on the elimination of visas for Colombians who want to visit countries belonging to the open-border Schengen pact. The deal will now be sent  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 25, 2015

Angry at Trump, Colombia’s J Balvin cancels performance at Miss USA

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Angry at Trump, Colombia’s J Balvin cancels performance at Miss USA

Offended by US presidential candidate Donald Trump’s remarks on Mexicans, Colombian singer J Balvin on Wednesday said he would cancel his scheduled performance at Miss USA, organized by the controversial  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 15, 2015

Why everybody opposing a bilateral ceasefire in Colombia is wrong

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Why everybody opposing a bilateral ceasefire in Colombia is wrong

The vast majority of Colombians are against the government agreeing to a bilateral ceasefire with the FARC. While this position is respectable and understandable, I believe it is also very erroneous and even  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 29, 2015

Did Colombia’s government and FARC rebels reach a deal on justice?

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Did Colombia’s government and FARC rebels reach a deal on justice?

According to Colombian rebel group FARC, it has reached some kind of understanding over the punishing of war criminals if it is able to seal a peace agreement with the state. However, the government negotiators deny  Full Article »

Posted by Reuters on Jun 25, 2015

Colombia central bank holds benchmark interest rate steady

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Colombia central bank holds benchmark interest rate steady

Colombia’s central bank held its benchmark interest rate for a 10th consecutive month on Wednesday, as policymakers grappled with the twin constraints of inflationary pressure and an economy weakened by  Full Article »

Posted by Reuters on Jun 26, 2015

Copa America: Colombia eliminated after losing to Argentina in penalty shootout

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Copa America: Colombia eliminated after losing to Argentina in penalty shootout

Argentina advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America 5-4 on penalties on Friday after their 90-minute onslaught ended in a 0-0 draw with Colombia.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 23, 2015

Colombia’s Juanes to join Pope Francis during visit to US

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Colombia’s Juanes to join Pope Francis during visit to US

Colombia pop star Juanes will perform before Pope Francis while the Catholic Church’s top clergy visits the United States in September, the singer announced.