Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 07:32

On Wednesday, members from the House Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs held the first congressional hearing on negotiations between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 07:00
According to Colombian rebel group FARC, it has reached some kind of understanding over the punishing of war criminals if it is able to seal a peace agreement with the state. However, the government negotiators deny this.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 06:53
As the Colombia government and the FARC work through their agenda, one formidable task deals with how to reintegrate the tens of thousands of men and women who have exited, or “demobilized,” from the FARC and other rebel and paramilitary groups over the years back into Colombian society.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 06:55
Peace talks between Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel group, the FARC, are “at a critical stage, perhaps the most difficult to date,” Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alex Lee told US Congress on Wednesday.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 07:02
Many generals and other high-ranking officers in Colombia’s armed forces may have known about a pattern of soldiers killing civilians and passing off the deaths as guerrilla casualties in the campaign against rebel insurgencies, according to a report to be released on Wednesday.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 06:56
The peace talks have dragged on for more than two years now and the most important issues have yet to be even discussed: the disarmament and demobilization of FARC fighters and the issue of justice for FARC leaders.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 06:39
Extensive previously unpublished evidence implicates many Colombian army generals and colonels in widespread and systematic extrajudicial killings of civilians between 2002 and 2008, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:31
If the reinsertion policy fails, there could be additional suffering for Colombia after 51 years of conflict as former fighters struggle to find jobs and a new life.
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 06:41
The ongoing peace talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, could end more than 50 years of internal armed conflict. But they have not gone without a hitch. Despite some progress, tensions have been escalating in the last several months, threatening to bring negotiations to a halt.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 08:21

The House Committee on Foreign Affairs's Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere will hold a meeting on Colombia and the status of the peace talks with the FARC.