Colombia’s army accused rebel group FARC on Friday of killing five soldiers only hours before the group confirmed a unilateral and indefinite rebel ceasefire starting Saturday.
The Panamerican highway, connecting Colombia’s largest cities to the rest of South America, was partially destroyed on Friday by an explosive allegedly planted by FARC guerrillas.
Rebel group FARC on Thursday recognized its responsibility for the 2002 Bojaya massacre in western Colombia and asked forgiveness to the inhabitants of the town and the families of at least 79 locals Full Article »
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday joined other Latin American leaders to praise United States President Barack Obama and Cuban dictator Raul Castro for their decision to normalize relations.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday that the national government “appreciates” a unilateral ceasefire announced by the FARC, but does not accept the rebels’ condition of international observers to verify the Full Article »
Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, on Wednesday declared an indefinite ceasefire, an unprecedented concession to public pressure and opponents to ongoing peace talks with the country’s government.
Victim representatives taking part in peace talks between Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel group FARC on Tuesday urged the warring parties to agree on a bilateral ceasefire.
Venezuela on Monday announced to expand the restriction of traffic between Colombia and its neighbor to the east in order to curb contraband and prevent “national security threats.”