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(Colombia) Colombia accuses FARC dissidents of car bomb that injured dozens (Al Jazeera)

Bombing in Corinto on Friday injured 43 people, including several public officials, defence minister says.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/27/colombia-accuses-farc-dissidents-of-car-bomb-that-injured-dozens

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(Colombia/Venezuela) Thousands of Venezuelans flee to Colombia amid violence on border (Al Jazeera)

Venezuela’s military says it is fighting Colombian armed groups in rural areas, Colombia says people ‘forcibly displaced’.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/25/thousands-of-venezuelans-flee-to-colombia-amid-border-operations

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(Colombia) Report: 2020 saw more violence and abuses in Colombia (Al Jazeera)

In a new report, ICRC found that violence, killings and disappearances are on the rise in Colombia in a worrying trend.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/24/report-2020-saw-more-violence-and-abuses-in-colombia

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(Colombia) Colombia Military Attack Kills 10 FARC Guerillas (The Defense Post)

A military bombing killed 10 guerrillas and injured three at a base of dissidents of the former FARC rebel group in southeast Colombia, official sources said Tuesday.

Colombia Military Attack Kills 10 FARC Guerillas

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(Colombia) Deeply Rooted: Coca Eradication and Violence in Colombia (Crisis Group)

Coca gives Colombian small farmers a stable livelihood but also endangers their lives, as criminals battle over the drug trade and authorities try to shut it down. Bogotá and Washington should abandon their heavy-handed elimination efforts and help growers find alternatives to the hardy plant.

https://www.crisisgroup.org/latin-america-caribbean/andes/colombia/87-deeply-rooted-coca-eradication-and-violence-colombia

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(USA/Colombia) The US can learn a lot from Colombia about giving rights to undocumented immigrants (Brookings)

Dany Bahar

Colombia is about to embark on one of the largest-ever humanitarian gestures in modern history: Providing a 10-year, renewable, regular migratory status to over 1.7 million Venezuelan refugees living within its borders, about 3.3 percent of its population—a figure that is remarkably similar to the share of undocumented immigrants in the United States.

The US can learn a lot from Colombia about giving rights to undocumented immigrants

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(Colombia/Venezuelans) Colombia Makes History by Offering Protective Status to Displaced Venezuelans (CSIS)

Erol Yayboke, Jacob Kurtzer

In a joint announcement on February 8, Colombian president Iván Duque and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi announced that Colombia would offer temporary protective status to displaced Venezuelans, many of whom had been in the neighboring country without formal status for years.

https://www.csis.org/analysis/colombia-makes-history-offering-protective-status-displaced-venezuelans

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(Colombia) Colombia is pioneering a new model for integrating migrants and refugees. Will it work? (Atlantic Council)

Camila Hernandez

Earlier this month, Colombian President Iván Duque announced that he will grant temporary protection status (Estatuto Temporal de Protección para Migrantes Venezolanos, or ETPV) to Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Colombia.

Colombia is pioneering a new model for integrating migrants and refugees. Will it work?

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(Colombia/FARC) Killings of Colombia ex-FARC fighters persist amid peace process (Steven Grattan, Al Jazeera)

Since demobilising in 2017, former rebel fighter Manuel Antonio Gonzalez has faced numerous death threats and lost his son in a bloody murder.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/18/killings-of-colombia-ex-farc-fighters-persist-amid-peace-process

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