Two former heads of Colombia’s notorious right-wing paramilitary group, the AUC, called on President Juan Manuel Santos to allow them a space at the negotiating table in the ongoing peace Full Article »
Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe announced through his lawyer Thursday that he intends to bring a defamation suit againgst the chief suspect in the country’s deepening peace talks hacking scandal.
Santiago Uribe sent a letter to Colombia’s Prosecutor General Wednesday promising not to skip the country while he is under criminal investigation for founding a paramilitary group.
The US has begun the process of extraditing Andres Felipe Arias, the former Colombian minister sentenced to 17 years in prison for embezzling $25 million in government funds.
Colombian Senator Armando Benedetti broke new ground in the deepening peace talks hacker scandal Thursday morning, sharing previously undisclosed information from what he claims to be the “diary” of the chief suspect.
A congressman from Colombia’s Conservative Party (Partido Conservador) has called for the legal disbandment of former President Alvaro Uribe’s political party following recent events surrounding the ex-president’s alleged involvement in a hacking Full Article »
Presidential elections ended months ago in Colombia, but the peace talks hacking scandal that first exploded during the campaign in May has only just begun to ripple through Colombian politics.
Colombia’s military, its intelligence agency under former President Alvaro Uribe, and the family of former presidential candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga were all directly involved with illegal spying on the ongoing peace talks, Full Article »
President Santos’ so-called “balance of power” bill seeks to increase the length of presidential term and eliminate reelections.