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Colombia’s House of Representatives in session on Wednesday before it voted to back a new peace deal with Farc. Photograph: Leonardo Muñoz/EPA

Colombia’s government has ratified a new peace accord with guerrillas from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or Farc (after its initials in(...)

The shock referendum rejection by Colombian voters in October of a peace deal between their government and rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of(...)

Newspapers announce the results of the referendum that surprisingly said No to the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Farc guerrillas in Cali, Colombia. Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images

By a wafer-thin margin majority, the citizens of Colombia have rejected the peace deal elaborately negotiated in Havana between the government of Juan(...)

 Colombian soldiers patrol a street in Cartagena prior to the signing ceremony on Monday of a peace deal between the Colombian government and Farc. Photograph: Ricardo Maldonado Rozo/EPA

A peace deal to end Latin America’s longest-running guerrilla insurgency was due to be signed late on Monday night after the Revolutionary Armed Force(...)

The bullet-pen is a joint creation of Comombia’s education ministry, using deactivated bullets which had been carried by soldiers in combat. The sentence printed on the case reads “Bullets wrote our past. Education (will write) our future”. Photograph: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko will use a pen made from a bullet on Monday to sign an agreement ending a h(...)

 FARC second in command and leader of the delegates Luciano Marin (L), alias Ivan Marquez, gestures, as Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez (R) claps in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Ernesto Mastascusa/EPA

Colombia’s government and the largest rebel group in the country have reached a deal to end more than 50 years of conflict, the two sides announced We(...)

People wave white flags in Medellin, Colombia, during an event to celebrate the signing of the ceasefire  between the Colombian government and the Farc guerrilla group. Photograph: Luis Eduardo Noriega/EPA

Thousands of Colombians will be forced to flee their homes each year, despite a ceasefire accord signed on Thursday between the government and rebels,(...)

Farc negotiator Ivan Marquez: “We have agreed with the national government that these minors cannot be prosecuted and that, as victims of an immense social and political drama, they will be treated as such and never as criminals.” Photograph: Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images

Colombia’s government and leftist Farc rebels have agreed to a roadmap for children under 15 to leave guerilla encampments and re-integrate into civi(...)

Eamon Gilmore: “As we know from our own experience in Ireland, you can set target dates, but you can’t always get everything into the jar by that date.” Photograph: Eric Luke.

When it comes to the Colombian peace talks, Eamon Gilmore is our man in Havana. On Monday the former tánaiste and Labour leader walked into the Florid(...)

FARC rebels rest on a window of a local store at a small village in the mountains of Colombia. Photograph: Federico Rios Escobar/The New York Times

Members of Colombia’s Marxist Farc guerrillas will meet US secretary of state John Kerry in Cuba, a spokeswoman for Colombia’s government peace negoti(...)

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