FARC leader Ivan Marquez has threatened Bogota with renewing the group’s five-decade-long armed struggle against the government. Here’s what experts think about his threat.
Former commanders Ivan Marquez and Jesus Santrich on Thursday appeared surrounded by armed fighters in a 32-minute YouTube video to launch renewed hostilities against the government, saying the 2016 peace accords have been betrayed.
The peace deal between Colombia and FARC rebels in 2016, ending over 50 years of conflict in the South American country, was hailed widely. We meet some of the former rebels who are struggling to adjust to the new realities.
Colombian President Ivan Duque said the dissident Victor David Segura, who was responsible for drug-trafficking, murders and kidnappings, was "the most dangerous ringleader in the Pacific."
Ex-FARC guerrillas worry about conservative Ivan Duque’s win in the presidential election due to his promises to roll back the 2016 peace agreement that ended the decades-long conflict in the country.
Prosecutors in New York accuse partially-sighted Santrich of conspiring to ship 10,000 kilograms of cocaine to the United States while serving as a senior member of the leadership of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
Rodrigo "Timochenko" Londono was once one of Colombia's most-wanted men. Now he is a presidential contender.
President Juan Manuel Santos says the armistice between the government and the Latin American country's last active group will come into effect on October 1.
After 53 years of conflict, Colombia's largest rebel movement launches a political party. The FARC vows to bring prosperity and democracy to the country.
The deadline was originally set for May 30 but it was pushed back 20 days due to repeated delays with the demobilisation process of the rebels.
After a peace deal was signed last year, ending the conflict between the Colombian government and FARC rebels, the armed group is now looking to hand over its weapons.
A historic peace deal between the government and Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces, or FARC, has brought the western hemisphere's longest conflict to an end.
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