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New post-conflict ‘Plan Colombia’ foreseen

President Juan Manuel Santos meets at the White House with Barack Obama to mark 15 years since the initiation of the Plan Colombia—and discuss a "post-conflict" aid package.

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Colombia: official apology in 1988 massacre

At a public ceremony in the Colombian town of Segovia, the government formally acknowledged responsibility in the 1988 massacre of 43 residents by paramilitaries.

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Colombia: FARC accused in forced abortions

Colombia is seeking extradition of an alleged former FARC medic arrested in Spain on charges of having carried out hundreds of forced abortions on female guerilla fighters.

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Are the FARC narco-traffickers?

Amid peace talks in Havana, Colombia's FARC issued an angry communique insisting "We are not narco-traffickers." But major coke busts supposedly linked to the guerillas continue.

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Colombian general captured by FARC resigns

Colombian Gen. Ruben Dario Alzate resigned one day after his release by FARC guerillas who had captured the top official unarmed in rebel-controlled territory.

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Colombia: land rights activist assassinated

A Colombian activist for restitution of usurped lands in the conflicted Urabá region was killed by presumed hired assassins—despite being under special government "protection."