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Colombian peace talks in serious jeopardy

After reaching partial agreements on agrarian reform and political participation, negotiators tackled drug trafficking. But after five months of discussion, they recessed without an agreement.

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Colombian court turns down political prisoner Liliany Obando's appeal

Obando is a sociologist and documentary filmmaker. A week before her arrest, she issued a report documenting the murders of 1500 FENSUAGRO union members. FENSUAGRO is Colombia's largest agricultural workers' union.

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Coffee Brigade will harvest peace, justice and coffee in Colombia

Alliance for Global Justice, at the invitation of the Astracatol agricultural workers union of Tolima, Colombia, is organizing a Just Peace Coffee Brigade to help farming families bring in their coffee harvests.

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Political jailings, killings mount in Colombia

Already assassins had killed activist rapper Gerson Martínez, community leader Giovanny Leiton, Leiton's life partner, and unionist Ever Luis Marin Rolong. 

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Chiquita loses legal battle to keep documents secret

Chiquita Brands International, Inc. has lost a case in which it attempted to block the SEC from releasing documents relating to its payments to a Colombian terrorist group.

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Colombian peace a distant dream for David Ravelo and Credhos

Negotiations in Cuba between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) aimed at ending 50 years of war have continued now for a year.

Patriotic Union revival signals hope for Colombian peace

"We are arriving in the country we want to change to become a country at peace, a democratic country, a tolerant country."

War zone extends to Colombian prisons

Negotiators at peace talks in Cuba between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are discussing political prisoners as part of their current agenda item.

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Jesse Jackson visits Cuba

Civil rights advocate Jesse Jackson, attending a religious service at a Havana-based Baptist church, called for actions to end the U.S. economic blockade against Cuba.

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Agrarian strike in Colombia triggers repression, wider struggle

Angry small farmers are rejecting free trade agreements Colombia signed with the United States, Canada, and the European Union. Rrural people in Colombia are suffering.Eight million Colombians are hungry,

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