The crisis due to events at "El Conejo" in la Guajira, has been overcome, and with it came a plan to accelerate peace talks. Negociations are set to continue this weekend
Obama said he planned to ask Congress for some $450 million in U.S. assistance for Colombia in his final budget
In case of an eventual boundary treaty between Colombia and Nicaragua it is necessary to create protection strategies to preserve the territorial, ethnic and sociocultural integrity of the Raizal community by preserving the territory collectively, as well as through special national or bilateral regulations.
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.
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.
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.