Tag archive for ‘Colombia’
36 FARC members and 13 family members killed since the signing of the December  2016 peace accord.
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Two FARC members killed during election campaign in northern Colombia

nsnbc : Two FARC members were killed during an election campaign event in Peque, Antioqua, in northwest Colombia. The two former guerrillas were murdered while taking part in the FARC’s first participation More...

Restorative Justice_Colombia_2018
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Colombia’s war crimes tribunal sworn in by President Santos

nsnbc : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, on Monday, swore in 30 judges for the war crimes tribunal under the country’s special jurisdiction for peace and the restorative justice system that was agreed More...

Pablo Beltran (archives)
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Colombian government seeks new ceasefire with ELN

nsnbc : The Colombian government, responding to international pressure, said that it seeks to resume a ceasefire with the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN), but that chief government negotiator Gustavo Bell More...

Alleged ELN attack_Jan 2018_Colombia
By nsnbc On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Colombian government and ELN resume hostilities

nsnbc : Hostilities between Colombia’s government and the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) resumed after the bilateral ceasefire expired Wednesday, at midnight. The ELN has since then launched isolated More...

ELN guerrilla (archives)
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Tensions rise over uncertainties about ceasefire between Colombian State and ELN

nsnbc : With less than 24 hours before the ceasefire between the Colombian government and the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) expires, it is still uncertain whether hostilities will resume on Wednesday or More...

Colombia_ELN_Bilateral ceasefire_Sep 2017
By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Colombia’s ELN to become a primary military target if ceasefire isn’t extended: General Alberto Mejia

nsnbc : Colombia’s leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) will become a primary military target if the current ceasefire isn’t extended, said General Alberto Mejia. The ELN, for its part, said it will More...

Poverty stricken Colombian area. Photo courtesy Luis Perez.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Court orders Colombia’s Congress to ratify temporary seats for victims of civil war but …

nsnbc : A court in the Colombian capital Bogota, on Monday, ordered Colombia’s Congress to ratify 16 temporary seats in the House of Representatives for regions that have been severely affected by armed conflict More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

After one year, half of Colombia’s peace agreement is still stuck in Congress

nsnbc : The UN Security Council praised the peace process in Colombia and encouraged all parties to continue implementing the peace agreement. One year after it was signed, half of the peace agreement is still stuck More...

By nsnbc On Friday, December 1st, 2017

Security Council hails achievements one year after signing of Colombia’s peace accord

nsnbc : In a press statement, the UN Security Council circulated a document containing the Agreement for Ending the Conflict and building a lasting peace between the Government and FARC-EP, while congratulating More...

Antonio Ledezma fled from house arrest in Caracas to Colombia_Nov 2017
By nsnbc On Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Ousted Caracas Mayor Ledezma escaped house arrest, arrived in Colombia

nsnbc : Antonio Ledezma, the ousted Caracas mayor, escaped from house arrest and fled from Venezuela to neighboring Colombia on Friday. Ledezma escaped despite being closely monitored by Venezuelan security forces. Colombian More...