Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 06:38
Colombia’s national government is not reserving the money needed for an effective peace process with the FARC, said an economics expert on Tuesday.
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 06:24
Emails released by authorities on Wednesday reportededly revealed that neo-paramilitary group Los Urabeños and FARC rebels have been partnering to traffic drugs and stockpile weapons.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 06:53
Rebel group FARC must agree to submit to transitional justice and its disarmament before the government can agree to a bilateral ceasefire, according to Colombia’s chief government negotiator at ongoing peace talks.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 06:50
Colombia’s military has not carried out a single attack on FARC units in the second week of the guerrilla group’s unilateral ceasefire, according to a conflict analysis group that is monitoring mutual attempts to deescalate armed conflict while peace talks are ongoing.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 06:19
Deadly attacks by both sides and escalating rhetoric threw the process into doubt earlier this year, but experts say recent moves signal that a settlement between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, could be within reach.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 06:20
United Nations delegates met with FARC negotiators for the first time in Cuba on Sunday to discuss measures to deescalate Colombia’s armed conflict for the duration of peace talks.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 07:47
As the government wades through complex peace talks with the FARC, rights advocates and families of the disappeared hope the rebels will reveal grave locations as part of a deal for them to avoid long prison terms and be allowed to enter politics.
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 07:08
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 by both parties.
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 06:53
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 Congress rejected the initiative.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 07:21
The latest truce in Colombia's half-century internal conflict began this week, as FARC guerillas agreed to implement a unilateral ceasefire following the release of a government soldier on Sunday.