Tag archive for ‘Bogota’
ELN_Colombia_2016
By nsnbc On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Strategic Move: Colombia’s ELN Moves Into Some Former FARC Territories

nsnbc : With official peace talks between the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN), the leftist guerrilla admits that it is moving into some formerly FARC controlled areas. ELN spokesmen stress More...

Photo courtesy presidential press
By nsnbc On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Colombia: Santos Tasks Post-Conflict Cabinet With Implementation of Peace Accord

nsnbc : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos nominated members of a so-called peace cabinet within the cabinet. The ministers are tasked with coordinating and implementing the peace accord between the State and More...

Dole Colombia_2017
By nsnbc On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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Colombia A Banana Republic No More? Chiquita, Dole and Del Monte Face Charges for Crimes Against Humanity

nsnbc : Several companies including Chiquita, Dole and Del Monte may face charges for crimes against humanity and possibly war crimes-related charges in Colombia as part of the country’s transitional justice More...

Odin Sanchez released.
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Colombia’s ELN Released Ex-Congressman Odin Sanchez

nsnbc : Colombia’s leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) released ex-Congressman Odin Sanchez, thus fulfilling the last precondition for the start of official peace talks with the government on February 7 More...

Magdalena River_Colombia
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Pulled the Plug on Colombia’s Magdalena River Project

nsnbc : Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui bank has pulled the plug on financing Colombia’s Magdalena River navigability project with $250 million. The bank’s decision came after the Colombian government, on More...

Ex-Congressman Odin Sanchez to be released on February 2.
By nsnbc On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Colombian Government Released Two ELN Prisoners Ahead Of Peace Talks

nsnbc : The Colombian government released two prisoners of the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) ahead of the launch of official peace talks on February 7. The ELN for its part, must free former Congressman More...

Fatou Bensuda_ICC_2017_(archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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ICC Chief Prosecutor Bensouda Threatens With Intervention in Colombia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Fatou Bensouda, chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) said the court will intervene and prosecute cases if Colombia’s transitional justice system, established More...

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
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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
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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...

ELN_Colombia
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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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...