Tag archive for ‘Medellin’
"Captured" ELN commander Diego paraded for the press, only days before peace talks in Quito and demands that the ELN stop taking "hostages".
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Colombian government captured ELN commander before peace talks, demands ELN stop “taking hostages”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian authorities captured the alleged ELN commander known as Diego, of the guerrilla’s almost disbanded Central War Front. He was arrested in the municipality of Rionegro bordering More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Hundreds of thousands of Colombians hit the streets in new rallies organized by labor unions

nsnbc : Hundreds of thousands of state employees in Colombia stopped working and hit the streets in all major cities on Thursday. The state employees strike due to the failure of the administration of President More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Hundreds of thousands in Colombia hit the streets to protest

nsnbc : Large parts of Colombia were nearly brought to a standstill on Tuesday when about 330,000 protesters in cities throughout the country hit the streets in protests led by teachers and state employees. The More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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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...

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By nsnbc On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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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...

FARC demobilization camp - former guerrilla are facing uncertainties about their physical security and their future in general.
By nsnbc On Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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FARC Accuses Colombian Government of Failure to Provide Adequate Living Conditions

nsnbc : The United Nations, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP), as well as communities surrounding demobilization camps, accuse the Colombian government of failing to More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Colombia’s FARC Demobilizes More Child Soldiers

nsnbc : As part of the ongoing demobilization and disarmament of Colombia’s FARC-EP and its transition to a non-militant political party, the first group of child soldiers of the guerrilla in 2017 was transferred More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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FARC Disarmament Expected to Begin 2nd Week of March – Possibly

nsnbc : The disarmament of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia -People’s Army (FARC-EP) is expected to be launched in the 2nd week of March after repeated delays. However, further delays may be expected More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, December 30th, 2016
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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...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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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...