Three former heads of paramilitary organization AUC on Wednesday offered apologies to the victims of hundreds of their crimes.
While in Paris, Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos said Monday that he hopes for French support for plans to introduce a rural military police force and improve education in the Full Article »
The cost of an eventual demobilization and reintegration of the FARC will cost Colombian tax payers between $754 million and $1.1 billion, the country’s Comptroller General’s Office said Monday.
A peace deal between the Colombian government and the country’s largest rebel group FARC could have a detrimental effect on Colombia’s natural environment, the United Nations warned.
Both delegations at the ongoing peace talks between Colombia’s government and the rebel group FARC reiterated the importance of a referendum to seal an eventual deal after suggestions this might Full Article »
The agenda for eventual peace talks between Colombia’s government and the country’s second largest rebel group, the ELN, is long from final, a guerrilla leader said.
Rebel group FARC has lived up to its unilateral ceasefire that came into force on December 20, said both Colombia’s Ombudsman’s Office and a conflict monitoring NGO on Tuesday, exactly one Full Article »
Rebel group FARC needs to take greater actions for peace in order to achieve the de-escalation of violence and bilateral ceasefire, said the head of the government’s negotiating team in Full Article »
A group of 260 Colombian NGO’s have announced their support for a bilateral ceasefire amid peace talks between the government and rebel group FARC.