Monday, March 2, 2015 - 07:36
The Special Envoy of United States President Barack Obama reportedly met with Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC over the weekend, presumably to discuss pending extradition requests of guerrillas and the fate of rebel commanders in US prisons.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 07:20
n the documentary, journalist Rodrigo Vasquez talks to government negotiators, FARC commanders taking part in peace talks, members of the military, demobilized FARC and paramilitary commanders, and victims.
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 08:52
Secretary of State John Kerry announcing the new Special Envoy for the Colombian Peace Process Bernie Aronson.
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 07:24
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday praised the United States government for appointing top official Bernie Aronson the North American country’s envoy to peace talks with rebel group FARC.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 06:06
A U.S. missionary has been detained in Colombia for alleged collaboration with the country’s main leftist rebel group. the FARC.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 06:59
The FARC continues to insist that it not be, in President Juan Manuel Santos’s words, “the first [guerrillas] in history to hand in their weapons only to go to a prison.”
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 07:43
The FARC announced that they would no longer recruit any combatants under the age of 17. Previously, the FARC officially recruited minors as young as 15 and there is plenty of evidence of children as young as 12 or 13 entering their ranks.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 07:34
An important first step in ending Colombia’s fifty-year conflict requires a paradigm change in thinking where violence is no longer viewed as an acceptable or necessary vehicle to secure political and economic change.
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 06:05
Colombia’s largest guerrilla group Thursday said it would no longer allow 15-year-old children to join its ranks, bumping-up the minimum age to become a member of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to 17.
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 07:31
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, announced Tuesday that in accord with a request from the Broad Front for Peace coalition, Latin America's largest guerrilla organization will maintain the unilateral cease-fire it declared in December.