Toribio (Colombia)

Type: City
Name: Toribio (Colombia)
Country: Colombia
Latitude: 2.96
Longitude: -76.269997
population: 3,912
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Colombian Army neutralized three deathtraps in Cauca

Bogota. In performance of military operations held by Army troops in Cauca, it was possible to find three improvised explosive devices, which were planted by members of FARC.First location took place in the area known as La Cruz, Toribio municipality, ... [Published National Army - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 8 reports

Colombia: Feature - In Colombia war zone, peace talks raise new fears

Source: Reuters - AlertNetCountry: Colombia By Helen Murphy TORIBIO, Colombia, March 16 (Reuters) - For farmers like Angel Escue, Colombia's bid to end half a century of war with Marxist rebels may come at too high a price. Read the full report . ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Coffee Unites War-Torn Colombian Community

A soldier stands guard during a congressional election in Toribio, in Colombia’s Cauca province, on March 9, 2014. (Reuters Photo/Jaime Saldarriaga)Colombia. After enduring eight hours of machine-gunfire and bombs between leftist rebels and right-wing ... [Published Jakarta Globe - Mar 12 2014]

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...cost," 61-year-old Escue says as he hunches over the bright green coca scrub in Toribio, a rebel stronghold that processes the leaves into cocaine. "They want us to switch to crops that won't bring enough money to feed a family; we can't do that." Three months before the presidential election, government envoys and FARC commanders are working
"We won't accept that FARC leaders who have killed soldiers and police in cold blood, recruited children, kidnapped and extorted - killed defenseless Colombians - are awarded a place in Congress tomorrow" Zuluaga told Reuters
"It's logical and understandable that they don't believe in the peace process," said Lopez, dressed in battle fatigues. "But they have to understand that the world is changing and they have to create a new culture away from coca and conflict."

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In Colombia war zone peace talks raise new fears [Published Big News Network - Mar 16 2014]
In Colombia war zone, peace talks raise new fears [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 16 2014]
In Colombia war zone, peace talks raise new fears [Published Truth - Mar 16 2014]
In Colombia war zone, peace talks raise new fears [Published Morning Call - Mar 16 2014]
FEATURE-In Colombia war zone, peace talks raise... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 16 2014]
FEATURE-In Colombia war zone, peace talks raise... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 16 2014]
Coffee Unites War-Torn Colombian Community [Published Jakarta Globe - Mar 12 2014]
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