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#FARC

# farc - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to make history as he visits FARC guerilla decommissioning site FARC

# farc - Saturday 10 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'A gift from heaven' - Colombian President receives Nobel Peace Prize Prize Winner

'A gift from heaven' - Colombian President receives Nobel Peace Prize

A revised FARC deal was approved by Colombia’s Congress last week.

# farc - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week FARC

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

# farc - Monday 3 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit Insight

Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit

There was a lot to stomach in a Yes vote for a people caused so much pain over the past five decades, writes Michael Sheils McNamee from Medellin.

From TheJournal.ie After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels Conflict

After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels

Both sides are, however, insisting that peace will prevail.

# farc - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence Peace Sign

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence

Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.

# farc - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today Colombia

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today

Colombia and FARC rebels have agreed a peace deal.

# farc - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The rebels sleeping with weapons and falling in love in Colombia's jungle FARC Guerillas

The rebels sleeping with weapons and falling in love in Colombia's jungle

Peace looms for this generation of Farc fighters, with a ceasefire appearing closer than ever.

# farc - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The IRA, the US and Colombia's 50 years of violence Rebels

The IRA, the US and Colombia's 50 years of violence

Peace talks between the Bogota government and FARC rebels have been under way since 2012.

# farc - Sunday 17 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines Colombia

Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines

The country has the world’s second highest number of landmine victims after Afghanistan.

# farc - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Colombia says last top drug lord arrested Colombia

Colombia says last top drug lord arrested

Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, alleged to be the country’s last major drug lord, has been arrested in an international sting.

# farc - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning, including: more garda station closures, seven killed in US college shootings, and a new ‘flying car’ (video).

From TheJournal.ie Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years FARC

Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos praised the release of captives, but called the move “insufficient” to merit a peace dialogue.

# farc - Sunday 18 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The nine things you need to know this morning…

# farc - Saturday 5 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie FARC rebel group suffer 'hardest blow' as leader is killed FARC

FARC rebel group suffer 'hardest blow' as leader is killed

Alfonso Cano was killed in combat near a bunker in a remote part of Columbia yesterday.

# farc - Thursday 3 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Man behind Nicholas Cage weapons dealer role convicted of attempting to arm FARC Lord Of War This post contains videos

Man behind Nicholas Cage weapons dealer role convicted of attempting to arm FARC

Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, aka the Merchant of Death, was convicted after US agents posing as Colombian terrorists staged a $20m arms deal.

# farc - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

From TheJournal.ie FARC hostage Ingrid Betancourt releases book on six-year ordeal Betancourt

FARC hostage Ingrid Betancourt releases book on six-year ordeal

But at least one fellow captive is not too happy with the publication.