Rebel group FARC allegedly bombed a section of the Pan-american Highway, an attack that resulted in four wounded civilians and the closing of the road connecting Colombia and Ecuador.
Colombia’s peace talks resumed on Friday amid an increase in violence and with a refreshed government negotiation team.
The five-month unilateral ceasefire of Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC, which ended a week ago, resulted in a 90% reduction in violence compared to the same period in previous years of Full Article »
Colombia’s ombudsman, the country’s highest human rights official, said Thursday he supports a bilateral ceasefire with FARC rebels as urged by guarantor countries Norway and Cuba.
Cuba and Norway, the two countries acting as guarantor of Colombia’s ongoing peace talks, on Wednesday urged the Colombian government and rebel group FARC to agree to a bilateral ceasefire and put an Full Article »
Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, on Wednesday commemorated its 51st anniversary, marking the beginning of the 52nd year of an armed conflict that has left more than 7 million victims.
Colombia’s FARC guerrillas said Wednesday that one of their peace negotiators was killed in an air strike last week that has threatened to derail their talks with the government on Full Article »
The European Union (EU) insisted that Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel group FARC proceed with peace talks in spite of major setbacks in attempts to deescalate conflict-related violence.
A combination of an increase in FARC attacks on public security forces and infrastructure, combined with public protests and a closed road has put the people of the south Pacific town in Full Article »