ELN blasts Clombian Military for Supporting Right-Wing AGC Paramilitaries

Los Urabenos, Colombia's non-existent neo-paramilitaries. Some say that one has to be a Colombian to understand how it feels when one's family has been massacred by a nobody. (archives)

nsnbc : Colombia’s leftist National Liberation Army (ELN), currently holding official peace talks with the government, accused Colombia’s national army of actively supporting the right-wing neo-paramilitary group AGC a.k.a. Los Urabenos. Los Urabenos, Colombia’s non-existent neo-paramilitaries. Some say that one has to be a Colombian More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Colombia’s Santos and Venezuela’s Maduro Slug It Out

nsnbc : Bilateral relations between Colombia and Venezuela deteriorated further on Thursday when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos repeated that the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela had failed and Venezuelan More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Two Venezuelan Police Officers Indicted for Killing Protester Daniel Queliz

nsnbc : The public prosecutor has indicted two police officers for the killing of the 20-year-old opposition protester Daniel Queliz during a demonstration in Venezuela’s Carabobo State on April 10 this year. The More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Colombia’s Ex-President Uribe, facing War Crimes Charges, lobbies in the USA against Peace and Transitional Justice

nsnbc : Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe who faces at least four war crimes charges within Colombia’s transitional justice system lobbies the U.S. Congress and U.S. President Donald Trump against More...

By nsnbc On Friday, April 14th, 2017

Assassinations of Colombian Rights Activists and Leftist Politicians Skyrocket – Documentary

nsnbc : Colombian rights organizations were right when they warned that tens of thousands of rights activists, grassroots activists and leftist politicians in areas where the FARC demobilized were at risk. As predicted, More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Maduro Calls to Investigate Opposition’s False Chemical Weapons Claims

Jeanette Charles (VA) : Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro condemned opposition politician David Smolansky’s accusations on social media last weekend, alleging that the Bolivarian government had used chemical More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Colombian Government and ELN Agree to Coordinate Landmine Removal

nsnbc : The government of Colombia and the last standing leftist guerrilla the National Liberation Army (ELN) reached an agreement on the joint removal of landmines as part of the ongoing peace talks. Speaking at More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Venezuelan Authorities Arrest COPEI President for Alleged Treason and Conspiracy

Jeanette Charles (VA) : The president of the Independent Political Electoral Organization Committee (COPEI), also known as the Social Christian Party, was arrested by Venezuelan authorities on Sunday. Roberto Enríquez More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Mega Bust: Colombian Police Seized 6 Tons of Cocaine

nsnbc : Colombian police reported the seizure of 6 metric tons of cocaine with an estimated value of $213 million. President Juan manuel Santos linked the drugs to the right-wing neo-paramilitary group AGC also More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Venezuelan Supreme Court “Partially” Annuls Most Controversial Parts of Constitutional Coup

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Venezuela’s Supreme Court partially annulled some of the most controversial features of what critics and independent analysts alike describe as a de-facto constitutional coup by More...