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 »
The former state representative who “disappeared” in northern Colombia Thursday was found in a hotel in Venezuela Sunday, according to reports by national media.
Nearly 450, 000 security forces will be deployed to maintain order on Sunday, as citizens cast their final vote for president in what have been “the most non-violent elections in Full Article »
Colombia’s minister of defense reported Sunday morning that the 2014 presidential elections have commenced peacefully, without any attacks from armed groups.
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos has announced that soldiers will be able to receive a family bonus and police will be eligible for a veteran experience bonus starting January 2015, Full Article »
Colombia’s Prosecutor General assured that he has proof that FARC and ELN armed rebel groups have infiltrated the countrywide agrarian protests which began on Monday, local media reported on Tuesday.
Medellin received 1,000 police officers on Tuesday, in a ceremony officiated by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon.