Three advisers of peace commission member General Jorge Enrique Mora resigned on Wednesday in protest of the general’s future absence in Cuba where talks are held with FARC rebels.
Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, said on Monday that initial landmine removal operations will take place in areas close to towns and villages. Once a bilateral ceasefire is in place, Full Article »
US soldiers and military contractors sexually abused at least 54 children in Colombia between 2003 and 2007, according to a recently released historic document on the country’s conflict. The suspects have allegedly not been Full Article »
Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, is unhappy with the decisions of President Juan Manuel Santos to create a advisory committee and halt air strikes against the guerrillas who have been engaged Full Article »
The Colombian government expects to begin a pilot demining project with rebel group FARC within two months, the country’s minister in charge of post-conflict public security said Tuesday.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos slammed down ex-president Alvaro Uribe’s proposal to prolong peace talks between the Colombian government and rebel group FARC, stating that the plea “has no logic.”
Former president Alvaro Uribe on Sunday urged the Colombian government not to rush ongoing peace talks with FARC rebels and avoid harmful agreements with what he considers “a narco-terrorist group.”
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos is violating the constitution by suspending air strikes against rebel group FARC, critics of peace talks with the group said. But is he really?
In the spite of suspended air strikes, Colombia’s military will use “all available means” to continue fighting the FARC, Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon said on Wednesday.