Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos warned FARC rebels on Tuesday that any breach of their current unilateral ceasefire will have severe repercussions on the Havana peace negotiations. The guerrillas in Full Article »
Family members of some of the possible 300 victims thought to be buried in a mass grave in Medellin, gathered near the grave site on Monday before authorities begin the Full Article »
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.
Colombia’s second largest rebel group, the ELN, said they have dropped their demand to hold a bilateral truce with the Colombian government before formalizing peace talks announced more than a year ago.
The United Nations announced on Tuesday that it will send a team of experts to Cuba for the verification and monitoring of efforts to deescalate violence between Colombia’s FARC guerrillas and Full Article »
A roadside bomb that exploded close to a police checkpoint in the north of Colombia on Tuesday was “probably” detonated by FARC rebels whose unilateral ceasefire took effect on Monday, according to the National Full Article »
Six Nobel Prize winners, led by America’s Jody Williams, wrote a letter supporting the action being taken by five organizations demanding that victims of sexual violence in Colombia be guaranteed Full Article »
Members of Colombia’s military and rebel group FARC have resumed a landmine removal pilot project in the north of Colombia that was suspended last week when a soldier died after Full Article »
Colombia’s vice-minister for tourism is in Vietnam to learn how her country’s tourism sector can benefit if a deal is reached between the government and FARC rebels to end more than 50 years of Full Article »
The United Nations called on Colombia’s politicians and FARC rebels to establish a more peaceful public discourse without understating or being apologetic about crimes committed during the 51-year-long armed conflict.
Colombian rebel group FARC has relentlessly continued attacking infrastructure and security forces in the days after it announced a unilateral ceasefire set for July 20.