The US Army is investigating alleged sex crimes by soldiers and defense contractors, but they only make up a tiny percentage of Colombia’s overall sexual statistics within the conflict. The majority of Full Article »
Under pressure from human rights groups, Colombia’s government has backtracked on wording in proposed legislation that critics said could deny justice for the families of thousands of victims of extrajudicial Full Article »
Navy officials in Colombia say they have seized 5.2 tons of cocaine on a ship off the country’s Pacific Coast.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday began a tour of the country’s military barracks to explain ongoing peace talks with guerrilla group FARC and quell unrest about possible military cuts in Full Article »
A battalion of the Colombian military responsible for protecting petroleum-related infrastructure projects is suspected of embezzling $775,000 from oil companies’ security funds, local media reported on Monday.
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 »