President Juan Manuel Santos is putting Colombia’s armed forces on the same level as terrorists by allowing the military to negotiate a bilateral ceasefire with rebel group FARC, former President Full Article »
Five top Colombian military officials will travel to Cuba on Tuesday to help other senior officials negotiate a truce with the rebel group FARC.
Violence related to Colombia’s armed conflict dropped 40% in 2014 in spite of an increase in attacks carried out by the country’s second largest rebel group ELN, a report released Full Article »
Colombia’s second largest rebel group, the ELN, on Monday offered to negotiate with individual army commanders to establish war-free zones and other mechanisms to avoid armed conflict ahead of peace Full Article »
Human Rights Watch (HRW) fiercely criticized Colombia’s government for promoting legislation “that would undercut accountability for unlawful killings of civilians by the military, including so-called false positive killings.”
Colombia’s military on Wednesday said it had arrested an army sergeant and three alleged members of the FARC for funneling military arms and intelligence to the country’s largest guerrilla group.
Colombia and the United Nations have agreed that the South American country will be taking part in global peace-keeping missions carried out by the organization of nation states.