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  • FARC Guerrillas Just Announced a Ceasefire with Colombia's Government After 50 Years of Civil War

    It's being hailed as a turning point in the long, long war, but it's too early to declare peace just yet.

  • Is Colombia's 50-Year-Old Marxist Guerrilla Insurgency Finally Ending?

    Peace is the word of the day in Colombia as the government closes in on a deal with FARC rebels, but what will the new order look like for the rural underclass?

  • I Was Kidnapped by a Colombian Guerrilla Army

    When journalist T. Christian Miller went out into the Colombian jungle to report on a US government helicopter that was shot down during a mission to spray coca plants, he and his assistant were kidnapped by the FARC, a left-wing guerrilla army.

  • Peasant Farmers in Colombia Are Being Killed for Their Land

    The day before we set off for Catatumbo, Colombia’s ministry of defense tried to intimidate us into changing our minds. We received several emails and were invited to a personal meeting, where we were warned that our safety among the region's locals...

  • Colombia's Hidden Killers

    The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, was founded 50 years ago as a Marxist army fighting against capitalist imperialism and Colombia’s often-brutal government. In recent years, FARC has devolved into a guerrilla force that threatens the...

  • Colombia's Hidden Killers

    The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, was founded 50 years ago as a Marxist army fighting against capitalist imperialism and Colombia’s often-brutal government. In recent years, FARC has devolved into a guerrilla force that threatens the...