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Colombian coffee inspires banana growers to reclaim land lost to violence

 03/21/2017 - 18:48
A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:45pm
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A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Clearing Landmines in Colombia

 01/10/2017 - 04:21
Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines.  EFE/RICARDO MALDONADO ROZO
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Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines, reports Quartz.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:00am
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Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines.  EFE/RICARDO MALDONADO ROZO

Last Christmas I Gave You My Gun

 12/29/2016 - 03:48
These are the last Christmas with guns for the Colombian guerrillas. Photo: EFE/Christian Escobar Mora
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The Guardian reports about Colombia’s Congress approval of an amnesty for all those who committed minor crimes during the conflict.

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Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 3:41am
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These are the last Christmas with guns for the Colombian guerrillas. Photo: EFE/Christian Escobar Mora