The Panamerican highway, connecting Colombia’s largest cities to the rest of South America, was partially destroyed on Friday by an explosive allegedly planted by FARC guerrillas.
Rebel group FARC on Thursday recognized its responsibility for the 2002 Bojaya massacre in western Colombia and asked forgiveness to the inhabitants of the town and the families of at least 79 locals Full Article »
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday that the national government “appreciates” a unilateral ceasefire announced by the FARC, but does not accept the rebels’ condition of international observers to verify the Full Article »
Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, on Wednesday declared an indefinite ceasefire, an unprecedented concession to public pressure and opponents to ongoing peace talks with the country’s government.
Victim representatives taking part in peace talks between Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel group FARC on Tuesday urged the warring parties to agree on a bilateral ceasefire.
While government and FARC peace negotiators are looking for ways to de-escalate Colombia’s armed conflict, President Juan Manuel Santos announced on Monday that police and military had killed nine rebel Full Article »
Colombia’s Prosecutor General’s Office is investigating the remains of 92 people who could have been among those allegedly disappeared during the 1985 Palace of Justice siege in Bogota in which at Full Article »
Polemic former Colombian Senator Piedad Cordoba has been included in the last of five victim representation groups taking part in peace talks between the government and FARC rebels, local media Full Article »