Colombia’s president reiterated that the armed forces will have the same legal benefits as FARC guerrillas in an eventual peace deal but also announced the creation of a fund to Full Article »
The Colombian army said Monday it has killed 21 and captured six guerrillas of the country’s largest armed rebel group FARC and the smaller ELN in several operations in the southwest of the country.
The commander of Colombia’s armed forces and eight other generals have been accused of being complicit in a scandal involving the killing of thousands of civilians to inflate the military’s apparent Full Article »
Colombia president Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday called on the military to maintain its offensive against leftist rebel group FARC and promised to increase soldiers’ salaries while the government is Full Article »
The Senate Peace Commission set to rest a big concern of Colombia’s military regarding transitional justice in the event of a peace deal with Colombia’s largest rebel group, FARC.
Two high court decisions handed down in Bogota Tuesday fell firmly in favor of their transgender plaintiffs, both of whom argued successfully that Colombia’s military service requirement was an infringement on Full Article »
General John F. Kelly, the commander of the US Southern Command, praised the ongoing dialogues between the Colombian government and the FARC, the country’s largest rebel group, during a visit to Paraguay, Full Article »
Colombian military victims of FARC war crimes want to be represented in ongoing peace talks with the rebel group, a thorny issue as the army is one of the conflict’s Full Article »
Some 16,000 people in two central Colombian towns have been without access to potable water after an alleged FARC attack on an aqueduct, according to local media.