With the killing of a senior FARC ringleader in western Colombia on Monday, the total number of guerrillas who have died since the resumption of air strikes on April 15 Full Article »
The military urged the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos and the conservative opposition to stop politicizing the military’s role as tensions surrounding peace talks with rebel group FARC continue.
The US Army is investigating alleged sex crimes by soldiers and defense contractors, but they only make up a tiny percentage of Colombia’s overall sexual statistics within the conflict. The majority of Full Article »
Under pressure from human rights groups, Colombia’s government has backtracked on wording in proposed legislation that critics said could deny justice for the families of thousands of victims of extrajudicial Full Article »
Navy officials in Colombia say they have seized 5.2 tons of cocaine on a ship off the country’s Pacific Coast.
Commanders of Colombia’s Armed Forces on Tuesday reiterated the military’s support for ongoing peace talks between the government and the country’s largest rebel group, the FARC.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday began a tour of the country’s military barracks to explain ongoing peace talks with guerrilla group FARC and quell unrest about possible military cuts in Full Article »
A battalion of the Colombian military responsible for protecting petroleum-related infrastructure projects is suspected of embezzling $775,000 from oil companies’ security funds, local media reported on Monday.