A group of men and women, some holding arms stand around a man reading from a document.

Former FARC leaders announce new armed offensive in Colombia

Conflict & Justice

A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced it will launch a new armed offensive.

A farmer cleans a coca crop in Cauca, Colombia, on Jan. 27, 2017.

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A member of the 51st Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) poses for a picture at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia, Aug. 16, 2016.

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FARC rebels pose with an unidentified girl holding a weapon in southern Colombia in this undated photo confiscated by the Colombian police and released to the media on November 12, 2009. Police said that the photo was found on the body of a rebel FARC kil

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A Colombian police officer sits in the ruins of a police station destroyed by a deadly bomb attack in the municipality of Inza in Cauca province in December 2013, which was blamed on the FARC.

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Colombians gather in Bogota’s Bolivar Square, to mark the signing of a historic peace deal with the FARC rebels.

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Fighters from Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC),stand in line during the opening of ceremony congress at the camp where they prepare for ratifying a peace deal with the government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia, September 17, 2016.

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Cuba's President Raul Castro oversees a handshake between Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (left) and FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono (right), better known by the nom de guerre Timochenko.

Bitter foes strike a deal for peace in Colombia


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Police examine a bombed-out office in Bogota's financial district

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