Tag archive for ‘Colombia’
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...

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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...

LaMia Avro RJ85 registered P4-LOR at Glasgow Airport, UK. This aircraft was registered as CP-2933 in January 2015 and crashed in the LaMia Airlines Flight 2933 accident in November 2016. Courtesy Graham, CC-BY-SA-2.0
By nsnbc On Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Bolivia Detained LaMia CEO – Airline Grounded After Fatal Crash in Colombia

nsnbc : Bolivian authorities detained Gustavo Vargas and two other employees of the Bolivia-based Lamia airline. All three were taken to a prosecutor’s office in Santa Cruz for questioning. The airline has More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Colombian Prosecutor Indicts 725 Former AUC Members – FARC Delays Demobilization

nsnbc : The office of Colombia’s Prosecutor-general indicted 725 former members of the disbanded right-wing paramilitary AUC for over 22,000 crimes committed over a period of ten years. Meanwhile, the FARC-EP More...