Colombia’s rebel group FARC on Sunday praised President Juan Manuel Santos’ move to suspend air strikes on guerrilla targets in an attempt to deescalate the ongoing armed conflict. The conservative opposition in Full Article »
Colombia’s peace talks are stuck on the subject of justice as both the FARC and the government fear the legal consequences of the tens of thousands of war crimes committed Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos warned Colombia’s conservative opposition he will “under no circumstance allow” critics of peace talks with rebel group FARC to “sow discord” in the United States.
A recent announcement of the government to reciprocate a unilateral FARC ceasefire has been met with strong criticism from the country’s conservative opposition.
Colombian’s ex-president, Alvaro Uribe, stood firm in his denial of having any involvement in the murder of a Venezuelan lawmaker last year, and said false claims against him only motivated him Full Article »
President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela on Wednesday announced that a fugitive former politician from Colombia was captured in Caracas on charges that he masterminded the murder of a coalition lawmaker last year.
The former supreme leader of paramilitary organization AUC has agreed to testify against the brother of former President Alvaro Uribe, whose cousin was also recently convicted for involvement in the Full Article »
Former President Alvaro Uribe appeared before the Supreme Court on Tuesday to defend himself against allegations that he was involved in illegal spying of the peace talks to benefit the campaign Full Article »
Following the sentencing of his former chief of staff and former spy chief on Thursday, former president Alvaro Uribe should be the next to be investigated for illegally spying on Full Article »
The Colombian government called former President Alvaro Uribe “a patriot” on Wednesday, opening speculation as to the opposition leader’s future involvement in efforts to end the country’s half-century-long conflict.
The former chief of staff of former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe and the country’s former intelligence chief were sentenced to prison on Thursday for their role in the illegal wiretapping of persons and Full Article »
More staff of former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe are to be tried in the Supreme Court for alleged involvement in the wiretapping of that court, adding to the already mind-boggling number of top Full Article »
Former President Alvaro Uribe himself should be held legally responsible for the 2004 bribery of Congress that allowed his 2006 reelection, one of the convicted politicians said.
As Colombia’s Supreme Court investigates illegal spying by the country’s former intelligence agency, an increasing amount of details are revealed about the alleged political persecution of leftist opponents of former Full Article »
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos slammed down ex-president Alvaro Uribe’s proposal to prolong peace talks between the Colombian government and rebel group FARC, stating that the plea “has no logic.”