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Colombian government and FARC dissident group announce bilateral ceasefire

The Gustavo Petro government and the Estado Mayor Central, a dissident group of the demobilized FARC-EP guerrilla group, have reached an agreement for a 10-month bilateral ceasefire

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Colombian government and ELN conclude fourth round of peace talks, agree to create humanitarian zones

The government and the ELN reached an agreement on the creation of three humanitarian zones to alleviate the situation of communities affected by the internal armed conflict

The struggle for peace and true democracy in Colombia

Antonio García of the National Liberation Army in conversation with Cuban magazine La Tizza on the peace process and major obstacles

Gustavo Petro’s first year: Social and environmental justice and regional integration

Petro’s inaugural year was characterized by guaranteeing free higher education, agrarian reform, reopening of relations with Venezuela, and an attempt to reform health care, labor regulations, and pensions

Colombia achieves milestone in peace process as right-wing intensifies destabilization campaign

The historic ceasefire between the government and the ELN coincided with a fresh destabilization campaign against the Gustavo Petro government

Paramilitary violence takes more lives in Colombia

During the past week, one Indigenous leader, one social leader, one former member of the FARC were assassinated, and three people were killed in a new massacre

Colombia’s Vice-Minister of Health explains the country’s new health reform

The government of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez has initiated an ambitious health reform in Colombia, which could make essential care more accessible to the people. Health activists from the WHO Watch program met with Dr. Jaime Urrego, Vice-Minister of Health of Colombia, to discuss its impacts.

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Colombian government and ELN halt offensive operations ahead of ceasefire

The cessation of offensive operations was agreed upon in June during the third round of peace negotiations between the Colombian government and the ELN in Havana, Cuba. It comes ahead of a 180-day truce that will take effect on August 3

Labor reform bill faces setback in Colombia

The bill was shelved on the same day that right-wing activists held small rallies to protest the government of Gustavo Petro

Colombian government and ELN reach historic agreement on bilateral ceasefire

Agreement on the long-awaited truce was reached during the third round of peace talks between the Gustavo Petro government and the ELN guerrilla group in Havana, Cuba

Third round of peace talks with ELN could end with bilateral ceasefire

The closing ceremony of the third round of peace talks between the Colombian government and the ELN will be held on June 9. There is a strong possibility that the parties will sign an agreement on the long-awaited bilateral ceasefire

“We will not give in to blackmail”: Colombians defend government and progressive reforms

Colombia’s right has launched a coordinated attack on the government of progressive President Gustavo Petro