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In the wake of coup attempts in Nicaragua

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Since last April 18, the right wing has subjected the Nicaraguan people to a wave of violence in an attempt to overthrow President Daniel Ortega. The most recent of these acts occurred August 15 during a demonstration called by the Nicaraguan opposition, when an armed group attacked the national water and sewer company (Enacal), teleSUR reported.

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Government of Colombia To Resume Dialogue with ELN

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced today his Government”s decision to resume peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN). In an address from Casa de Nariño (seat of the presidency) Santos said that he has already ordered Gustavo Bell, head of the negotiating team of his administration, to travel to Quito in order to resume negotiations.

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President Maduro sends a message of unity and peace to Venezuelans

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President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro posted a video through his Twitter account in which he sent a message of peace and called for unity, alongside several of his ministers.

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“It is possible to achieve peace with dignity for all concerned”

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Remarks by Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the United Nations Organization, at the signing ceremony of the agreements on a bilateral, final ceasefire and the cessation of hostilities, the laying down of arms, and guarantees of security reached between the government of Colombia and FARC-EP, Havana, June 23, 2016, “Year 58 of the Revolution.”

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Cuba, Norway to Maintain Support to Colombian Peace Process

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Cuba and Norway reiterated their willingness to contribute to the construction of a stable and lasting peace in Colombia, through talks between the guerrilla and the government of the South American government taking place here. Both sides called the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) and the government to continue efforts in the discussion of pending issues, including the adoption of an agreement for a definitive bilateral ceasefire and hostilities.

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Pope Francis, Palestinian President Call for Peace

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Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas met here on Saturday and reaffirmed their desire to achieve peace in Middle East. During a 20-minute meeting, the two leaders called for renewing direct talks between Israel and Palestine to find a fair and lasting solution to the more-than-60-year conflict. Since the mid 20th century, the Palestinian people have suffered the invasion and occupation of their territories by Tel Aviv, as result of which dozens of thousands people have been killed and millions have been displaced.

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FARC-EP, Gov’t Talks Continue Normally

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Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) said Wednesday that the peace talks with the government continue normally and “no one has stood up or formally threatened to withdraw. “In a statement from the general staff read in this capital by FARC-EP member Marco Leon Calarca, the insurgency said that, on the contrary, both parties are working in search of points for an approach on agricultural issues.

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FARC-EP Questions Gov’t About Multinationals in Colombian Fields

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Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) demanded the government explain today the presence of multinational companies in the fields of that South American country, and denounced the production of bio-fuels. Upon the resumption in Havana of peace talks with the Colombian Executive, guerrilla commander Andres Paris read a press release at the Conference Center about the FARC-EP’s stance on the subject.

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Colombian Govt, FARC-EP Resume Dialogue

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Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People´s Army (FARC-EP) resume today the peace talks in this city after a holiday break of 23 days. The parties have returned to the Havana´s International Conference Center, permanent venue of the talks created on November 19, to continue the discussions focused on the issue of land, considered a key factor in this new attempt to end decades of armed conflict.

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In Norway Negotiating Teams for Peace in Colombia

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Oslo, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The negotiating teams of the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People”s Army (FARC-EP) arrived in this capital to formally hold peace talks for a solution to the armed conflict in that South American nation. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway both parties will meet tomorrow at Hurdal Hotel, an hour and a half from Oslo, in a place reserved by the hosts.