President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC rebel leader “Timochenko” have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for their commitment to Colombia’s ongoing peace talks to end decades of civil conflict.
The Colombian military seized a ton of explosives allegedly belonging to guerrilla group the ELN on Monday in the southwest of the country.
After Colombia’s FARC rebels and the government signed a transitional justice deal, the Colombian population is considerably more optimistic about the final success of the peace deal, according to a Full Article »
A former senator convicted of ties to paramilitary death squads over the weekend asked that “parapoliticians” be included in a pending peace deal between the government and FARC rebels, but heard Full Article »
Colombia is set to begin a second diplomatic offensive to convince other countries to contribute to peace building in the country that seeks to end a 51-year-long war while dealing Full Article »
The supreme leader of the FARC, Colombia’s largest rebel group, has called upon his ranks to speed up the ongoing peace process with Colombia’s government before the next round of negotiations.
Two guerrillas from the ELN rebel group and one Colombian army major were killed in combat in central eastern Colombia on Thursday.
FARC leader “Timochenko” said that his predecessor halted plans to assassinate Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos in order to not compromise secret peace talks in 2011, months before he was killed by security Full Article »
A former Colombian army colonel who is charged for the murders of 32 civilians said he wishes his trial to be transferred to a transitional justice court that will try alleged war crimes in Full Article »
Colombia’s prosecutor general on Tuesday invoked a political storm after stating former President Alvaro Uribe could be called to appear at the post-war tribunal over ongoing accusations he colluded with paramilitary death Full Article »
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos told the UN General Assembly Tuesday that peace in his country will lead to global benefits for matters such as the fight against climate change, illicit drugs, Full Article »