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Tearful reunions as Colombia rebels embrace peace

Valpara - Miriam Vanegas had not seen her son for 10 years after FARC rebels took him away into the Colombian wilderness. Now the fighters have signed a peace deal, and she has him back.

No saving Colombia peace if voters veto: negotiator

Cartagena - Colombia's peace accord with FARC rebels is the "best possible" deal to end a half-century of war and cannot be rehashed if voters reject it, the government's chief negotiator warns.

Colombia peace deal: key points

Cartagena - Here are key points of the peace deal signed Monday to end five decades of conflict between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government.

Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace deal

Cartagena - Colombia's leftist FARC rebel force signed a historic peace accord with the government Monday and apologized to the countless victims of the country's half-century civil war.

Colombia peace deal: key points

Cartagena - Here are key points of the peace deal that will be signed Monday to end five decades of conflict between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government.

Colombia, FARC to sign historic peace deal

Cartagena - Colombia's government and the leftist FARC rebels prepared to sign a peace accord Monday to end a half-century civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people.

Colombia set to sign historic peace deal

Estanzuela - Colombia will turn the page on a half-century conflict that has stained its modern history with blood when the FARC rebels and the government sign a peace deal on Monday.

FARC ratifies Colombia peace deal, declares war over

Valpara - The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia declared the end of its 52-year war Friday as it ratified a historic peace deal with the government.

Colombia's FARC rebels to keep leader Timochenko: commander

Valpara - Colombia's FARC rebels will keep Timoleon "Timochenko" Jimenez as their leader when they relaunch as a political party under a historic peace deal, a commander said Thursday.

French, Dutch FARC rebels push for peace in Colombia

Valpara - Young and idealistic, Natalie left her native France to join the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) because she dreamed of a better world.Tanja, her Dutch comrade in arms, landed in the Marxist guerrilla army by an accident of fate.

FARC rebels fear paramilitary reprisals if they disarm

Puerto Gait - Colombia's FARC rebels fear reprisals by right-wing paramilitaries if they ratify a peace deal with the government, a commander said Monday, underscoring the trauma left by a bloody history of assassinations.

FARC rebels opposed to peace descend on Amazon gold

Puerto Gait - As Colombia's FARC rebels prepare to sign a historic peace deal with the government, dissident guerrillas are reportedly clinging to their guns deep in the Amazon rainforest, targeting its gold.

Colombia peace deal has FARC's 'total support': leader

Puerto Gait - The leader of Colombia's FARC rebels said Sunday a historic peace accord with the government has received the guerrillas' "total support" at a conference where they will vote on the deal.

Colombia FARC rebels meet to vote on peace deal

Puerto Gait - Marxist FARC rebels opened a conference Saturday in remote southeastern Colombia, where they will vote on a historic peace deal reached with the government of President Juan Manuel Santos.

FARC victims' children say 'yes' to peace in Colombia

Estanzuela - Sebastian Echeverry was four years old when the FARC rebels kidnapped his father in western Colombia. Five years later, they killed him.Today, the 19-year-old student says he has forgiven the people who took his dad.

FARC opens what Colombia hopes is last wartime conference

Puerto Rico - After 52 years of conflict, Colombia's FARC rebels open what leaders hope will be their last wartime conference Saturday, where they will vote on a historic peace deal with the government.

Colombia's FARC rebel leaders set to ratify peace deal

Estanzuela - Colombia's FARC rebels are set to vote on a historic peace agreement with the government to end more than a half-century of conflict before giving up their armed struggle in favor of politics.

Colombia 'on alert' after new activist killing

Estanzuela - Colombia is on alert after the killing of five human rights activists in recent days, the government said Monday, warning of potential attempts to destabilize a delicate peace process with the FARC rebels.

In peace step, children leave rebel camps in Colombia

Estanzuela - Eight youths left FARC rebel camps in Colombia on Saturday, as the insurgents began relocating children and teenagers as part of a historic peace agreement, the Red Cross said Saturday.

'Yes' camp leads ahead of Colombia peace vote

Estanzuela - A historic peace deal between the Colombian government and FARC rebels is poised to be ratified in a decisive referendum on October 2, according to two opinion polls published Friday.
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