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5.9.17

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Mike Flynn somehow in more trouble than ever, generals urge Trump to surge troops in Afghanistan, South Korea picks a new president, and more.

10.11.16

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hillary Clinton takes a double digit lead in national poll, Colombia will start peace talks with ELN rebels, musicians take a stand against Trump in '30 Days, 30 Songs' series, and more.

8.26.16

The cocaine industry has a lot riding on Colombia's peace deal

The country's FARC rebels have promised to quit the drug trade, but other groups are ready and waiting to take control.

6.21.16

Colombian president promises peace with the country’s largest rebel group within a month

President Juan Manuel Santos said he expects to wrap up talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, by July 20, though he appears less confident of the peace deal's ratification in a subsequent re

5.28.16

Three Journalists Released After They Were Kidnapped by Colombian Rebels

Meanwhile, ongoing peace talks between rebels and the Colombian government have been repeatedly hampered by entrenched hostilities and kidnappings.

5.27.16

Colombia Says Narco-Guerrilla Group ELN Has Kidnapped Three Journalists

The government's decision to publicly blame the ELN for the disappearance of a Spanish correspondent and two Colombian TV journalists effectively rules out an advance in promised peace talks with the rebels. The ELN has yet to respond.

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5.25.16

Three Missing Journalists May Be in the Hands of Colombian Rebels or Drug Traffickers

The Spanish correspondent and two Colombian journalists are missing in a remote area in which several different armed groups are known to operate.

5.23.16

Narco-Guerrilla Group Suspected of Kidnapping Spanish Journalist in Colombia

Salud Hernández-Mora disappeared while working on a story about drug trafficking in a remote region. Witnesses say they saw her arguing with an unidentified man in the town of El Tarra, before taking a motorcycle to an unknown destination.

5.18.16

This Former Colombian Child Soldier Was Forced to Kill Eight of His Friends

Nicolás spent his adolescence as a soldier in Colombia's FARC rebel forces. As a peace accord nears, his story provides a glimpse of the deep scars left by the country's half-century-long conflict.

5.9.16

Digging up Bodies: Colombia Is Searching for Thousands of Unnamed Dead

Colombia peace process has accelerated the hunt for the remains of the estimated 45,000 who disappeared in its half-century-long conflict.

3.30.16

Colombia's Second Largest Guerrilla Group Agrees to Start Peace Talks

While talks continue with the FARC, Colombia and its smaller rebel force ELN announced Wednesday they will also begin formal peace negotiations.

2.15.16

Colombia’s National Liberation Army Carries Out a Wave of Attacks

The country’s second largest rebel group also decreed a 72-hour prohibition of commercial activity in areas it controls. The show of force comes as Colombia’s largest guerrilla force, the FARC, prepares to sign peace with the government.

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