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Politicians from northern Colombia behind alleged plot to kill analysts: El Tiempo
May 15, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Politicians from northern Colombia behind alleged plot to kill analysts: El Tiempo

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombian politicians with ties to a criminal group are behind an alleged plot to assassinate two conflict analysts and a reporter, newspaper El Tiempo reported Wednesday.

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Colombian authorities thwart plot to assassinate political analysts and reporter
May 14, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Colombian authorities thwart plot to assassinate political analysts and reporter

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombian authorities said Monday they have thwarted a plot to assassinate two political analysts and a reporter, all linked to conflict observatory Nuevo Arco Iris.

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Mar 5, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia congressmen make surprise visit to peace talks

posted by Zach Edling

Some politicians have claimed that the trip taken on Sunday by six Colombian congressmen to meet with the peace negotiators for the government and country’s largest guerrilla group FARC is  Full Article »

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Jan 25, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

ELN could ‘grow to 6K members’: NGO

posted by Olle Ohlsen Pettersson

Colombia’s second largest rebel group, the ELN, could grow from 2,500 to 6,000 armed members if not allowed to participate in the ongoing FARC-government peace talks, said conflict-monitoring NGO Indepaz  Full Article »

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Jan 8, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

FARC violence diminished 80%: NGO

posted by Olle Ohlsen Pettersson

Violence attributed to Colombia’s largest rebel group, FARC, “diminished 80%” during the first week of January compared to the same period last year. According to the conflict-monitoring NGO Nuevo Arco  Full Article »

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Jun 13, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Demobilized guerrillas ready to apologize

posted by Brandon Barrett

Former guerrilla leaders are prepared to apologize for their crimes after Colombia’s Minister of Justice Juan Carlos Esguerra called for approximately 10,000 demobilized members of leftist armed groups to contribute to  Full Article »

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Feb 21, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Former paramilitaries form anti-land restitution army: NGO

posted by Charles Parkinson

Former paramilitaries are being re-enlisted in a private army which will be used to violently resist the restitution of land to displaced farmers in the north-Colombia Cesar department, according to  Full Article »

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Jan 25, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia neo-paramilitary groups ‘have protection of the state’: Think tank

posted by Charles Parkinson

Colombia’s neo-paramilitary groups continue to enjoy the protection of elements of the state, the director of a leading think tank said Tuesday. In an interview with Colombia Reports, Leon Valencia,  Full Article »

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Jan 24, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Number of FARC attacks highest in 15 years: Think tank

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC has carried out a total of 2,148 attacks in 2011; the highest number in 15 years, a Colombian think tank said Monday. According to Leon  Full Article »

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Dec 26, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

ERPAC demobilization was media show: NGO

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The demobilization and the subsequent release of almost all 280 alleged members of neo-paramilitary group ERPAC was nothing but a media show, said Nuevo Arco Iris, an NGO specialized in  Full Article »

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