Inhabitants of a town in southwest Colombia on Sunday temporarily detained 36 soldiers after they had killed a local at a military checkpoint.
Leftist observers of the ceasefire declared by the FARC urged the Colombian government to end attacks on guerrilla units after a soldier was killed in combat with Colombia’s largest rebel group.
Colombia’s Prosecutor General’s Office is investigating the remains of 92 people who could have been among those allegedly disappeared during the 1985 Palace of Justice siege in Bogota in which at Full Article »
Following two official warnings to maintain discipline and respect civilian authority, and further corruption revelations from within the armed forces, has the Colombian military developed a habit for stepping beyond its power?
The police and military could benefit from any legal benefits offered to FARC guerrillas as an incentive for their disarmament, according to President Juan Manuel Santos.
Two soldiers who were released by the FARC more than a week ago, told media that one of their colleagues had been executed because his injuries were slowing down the Full Article »
Amid ongoing unrest inside Colombia’s military over peace talks with rebel group FARC, President Juan Manuel Santos announced on Wednesday that all cases of disloyalty and lack of discipline within the military will Full Article »
Colombia’s Prosecutor General’s Office has revealed that the number of extrajudicial executions by state agents has risen to 4,382, indicating more than 160 victims have been identified this year, according Full Article »