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Peace gives Colombian coffee an extra shot

Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans.

Coca, trafficking greatest threats to Colombia peace - official

A peace deal between Colombia and Marxist FARC rebels is being threatened by drug trafficking and cultivation of coca, the base ingredient for cocaine, a peace official said on Thursday, in the wake of a confrontation between coca farmers and police that killed seven.

Colombia peace deal cannot be modified for 12 years, court rules

Colombia's next three governments must comply with a 2016 peace deal signed with the Marxist FARC rebel group, the Constitutional Court said in a ruling late on Wednesday, shielding the accord from potential changes should the opposition win next year's elections.

Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia qualify for World Cup

Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia qualified for next year's World Cup on Tuesday after a dramatic last round of South American fixtures that also saw Peru clinch a playoff spot against New Zealand and Chile miss out completely.