Colombia’s ex army head sentenced for Palace of Justice scandal, 30 years later

Former Colombian Army Colonel, Colonel Sánchez Rubiano, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the crime of aggravated forced disappearance during the siege of Bogotá’s Palace of Justice, which took place between November 6 and 7 1985.

Santos' Union Nacional cracks over planned privatization of Isagen

Colombia’s Liberal Party has threatened to leave the coalition supporting President Juan Manuel Santos in congress over a surprise announcement to proceed with selling the state’s majority share in Isagen, one of the country’s largest energy producers.

ELN peace talks deal not yet finalized: Government

Contrary to claims made by Colombia’s second largest rebel group, the government has not yet agreed to peace talks with the ELN, according to the country’s interior minister.

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