Tag archive for ‘Colombia’
In March 2016 the Colombian government and the ELN met in Caracas, Venezuela, announce the launch of official peace talks in May 2016.
By nsnbc On Friday, January 20th, 2017

Colombian Government – ELN Peace Talks To Begin February 7

nsnbc : The government of Colombia and the leftist ELN agreed to finally launch official peace talks on February 7. The parties agreed the ELN releases ex-Congressman Odin Sanchez and others and that the government More...

Venezuelans cross over to Colombia to purchase food and other basic goods in recent border opening (El Heraldo).
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Colombia Won’t Open Border to Venezuela for Cars

nsnbc : Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin stated that Colombia won’t currently re-open its border to Venezuela for vehicles, citing the recent decision by Venezuela’s State oil company More...

By Christof Lehmann On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Colombian Government Delays Official Peace Talks With ELN Again

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Colombian government announced that it delayed the official peace talks with the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) again. The talks were scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Colombian Government & ELN To Launch Official Peace Talks on January 10

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : One week before the scheduled, and very delayed launch of talks between the Colombian government and the leftist ELN, President Santos reiterated that the ELN has to release all “hostages”. More...

Courtesy the Office of the Ombudsman.
By nsnbc On Friday, December 30th, 2016

FARC Demobilization Deadline Extended Until January 10 Due to Logistical Problems

nsnbc : The deadline for the demobilization of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) has been extended due to the Colombian government’s logistical problems with More...

Courtesy El Colombiano.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Series of Human Errors Caused Fatal Crash of LaMia BAE 146 Avro RJ85 Jet in Colombia: Investigators

nsnbc : Colombia’s Civil Aeronautics Agency wrapped up its investigation into the crash of the LaMia BAE 146 Avro RJ85 charter jet that cost the lives of 71 people in November and concluded that the crash of More...

Juan Manuel Santos_Colombia_Apr 2015_FARC-EP
By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

New Cold War – Venezuela Furious over Colombia’s NATO Cooperation Talks

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombia and NATO agreed to launch cooperation talks. The move prompted a furious response from Venezuela, a recipient of Russian military technology and hardware. The North Atlantic Treaty More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Venezuela ageed to Gradual Reopening of Border, starting Tuesday

nsnbc : After a phone conversation with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro agreed to gradually open the border between the two countries, starting Tuesday. (archives) Maduro More...

FARC-EP guerrilla - time to change a gun for a Gucci handbag?
By nsnbc On Friday, December 16th, 2016

First FARC Guerrilla Pardoned after Amnesty Bill was Fast-Tracked – Violence Continues

nsnbc : The fist batch of FARC members was released after Colombia’s Constitutional Court and Congress fast-tracked a crucial amnesty law. However, violence in Colombia continues as hundreds of FARC members More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Colombia’s FARC prepares demobilization despite legal limbo

nsnbc : The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) said Saturday that they had begun preparing the logistics for its demobilization despite the fact that a ruling by the Constitutional More...