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 »
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 »