Colombia’s Defense Minister said Thursday the country’s largest rebel group, the FARC, are the biggest violators of women’s human rights in the country, having kidnapped 261 women and committed 394 homicides between Full Article »
Colombia’s Ministry of Defense announced Tuesday the confirmation of national military and police chiefs, who are all to remain the same, according to official press statements.
Colombia’s government has signed an agreement with the European Union (EU) to lend support over “crisis management” because of the South American country’s experience with counterinsurgency, Colombian media reported on Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos announced the re-appointment of Juan Carlos Pinzon as Colombia’s defense minister on Tuesday during the National Army’s 195 anniversary celebration.
A prominent international human rights group is expressing its concern over a bill being disputed in the Colombian Congress that would give military courts jurisdiction over human rights violations committed by Full Article »
In the wake of a guerrilla attack on a pipeline workers camp in northern Colombia, the Minister of Defense has stated that, “with acts like that at Caño Limon Covenas, Full Article »
Colombia’s Minister of Defense announced the death of five guerrillas belonging to the country’s largest rebel group FARC in military operations Sunday, during the second round of presidential elections, the Full Article »