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Cuba, the unifier, promotes peace in Colombia

When FARC and the Colombian government began negotiations in 2012 to end 52 years of war, the two sides looked to Cuba.

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New, but partial, peace agreement signals war’s end in Colombia

Questions remain about whether the state will follow through on its commitments.

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Colombian professor, jailed for his ideas, begins hunger strike

Miguel Ángel Beltrán, a sociology professor at Colombia's National University, is being held in maximum security at a prison in Bogota.

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FARC and Colombian government near successful conclusion of peace talks

There are now "agreements" on agrarian rights, illegal drugs, political participation, and victims. 

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Venezuela's experiment with socialism under siege from the right

President Maduro's socialist government is under siege from business-oriented right-wingers; voting on December 6 for National Assembly delegates will be a test of strength.

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Who are the political prisoners in Colombia?

An inquiry in the context of the peace negotiations between the government and the FARC-EP guerrillas by a former political prisoner.

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Crisis in Colombian peace talks: who is responsible?

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a halt to peace talks in Havana between his government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

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Assassination marks anti-socialist terror campaign against Venezuela

Venezuelan National Assembly deputy Robert Serra and companion María Herrera were murdered on October 1 in Caracas.

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Defending Colombian political prisoner David Ravelo, and others

Ravelo led the fight in Barrancabermeja, his home city, against right-wing paramilitary domination.

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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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