An attack allegedly carried out by Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, in the southwestern state of Cauca left a 2-year-old child dead and three more injured, local media reports.
Colombian military victims of FARC war crimes want to be represented in ongoing peace talks with the rebel group, a thorny issue as the army is one of the conflict’s Full Article »
Attacks on an energy tower in Colombia’s central state of Meta have left 70 oil wells without power, Colombian media reported on Wednesday.
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos warned the country’s largest rebel group, the FARC, that if it continues to attack infrastructures, it may put an end to the peace process.
The supreme commander of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group, the FARC, reiterated his concern that the Colombian government would “obscure evidence” concerning victims of the armed conflict during the next round of peace talks.
Colombia’s second largest rebel group, the ELN, has allegedly been attacking energy infrastructures to pressure the Colombian government to begin peace talks, according to a report released by Maplecroft Terrorism and Security Full Article »
In an open letter to the peace negotiations, Colombia’s third largest guerrilla group, the EPL, announced its intentions to join the peace dialogues currently underway between the government and two Full Article »
Some 16,000 people in two central Colombian towns have been without access to potable water after an alleged FARC attack on an aqueduct, according to local media.
Victims of paramilitary violence who are seeking compensation from Chiquita said Friday to be disappointed about a US court ruling to dismiss claims brought against the banana giant, and said to seek a Full Article »
A reunion was held with over 500 members of the Colombia’s Superior War Academy to construct and document the memory of the armed forces in the country’s decades-long armed conflict, according to Full Article »