A group of former AUC paramilitaries seek to form a political party comprised of ex-combatants of the paramilitary umbrella group, according to local media.
Colombian rebel group FARC said Tuesday that in order for there to be long-lasting peace in the South American country, the guerrillas must to be considered the political organization they claim to be.
Contrary to claims, the FARC-EP is a political organization. Especially for our opponents, this is important to recognize because not recognizing it would be denying the purpose that has kept Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday inaugurated Colombia’s new Congress. The president called on the legislators, elected in what observers called the most fraudulent elections in recent history, to support ongoing Full Article »
A guerrilla attack near Colombia’s southern border with Ecuador resulted in the temporary kidnapping of four members of the investigative unit (CTI) of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the Colombian government announced Full Article »
Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel group, the FARC, have agreed upon how victims of the armed conflict will be participating during the peace talks in Havana, Cuba.
Members of illegal armed groups in Colombia who have decided to lay down their arms increased by 20% between 2012 and 2013, according to Colombia’s Semana news magazine.