Not until a peace deal is achieved will Colombia accept the proposal to bring in other countries, ICRC to monitor ceasefire
The role played by Uruguay's President in the process which led to Wednesday's announcements that the United States and Cuba are to restore full diplomatic ties, was praised by Presidents Barack Obama, Raul Castro and international analysts.
Colombia's Farc rebels have declared a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period, starting from Saturday.
The armed rebel group FARC and the Colombian government have announced that they have agreed conditions for releasing a captured general and four other people.
A Colombian engineer smashed a plaque commemorating the death in 1741 of thousands of English soldiers in the coastal city of Cartagena just days after it was inaugurated by Prince Charles, said the mayor of the city who has now ordered its removal.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, accompanied by the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos and First Lady Maria Clemencia Rodriguez, visited Royal Navy frigate HMS Argyll alongside in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia on Friday, 31 October. The party were introduced to members of the ship’s company and witnessed an evening sunset ceremony.
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla were welcomed to Colombia with military honors on Wednesday, at a ceremony led by the president Juan Manuel Santos to mark the couple's first royal visit to the country.
Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will pay a nine-day visit to Colombia and Mexico, Clarence House residence announced. The heir to the throne and the Duchess of Cornwall will arrive in Colombia on Tuesday October 28 and will remain until November 2, before leaving for Mexico until November 5.
A group of Caribbean countries have announced bans on entry to foreigners who have travelled through the three West African countries most affected by Ebola. Jamaica said it would not accept travelers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone for the time being.
Colombian legal tribunal has ordered 11 companies to halt gold-mining operations in a 50,000-hectare reserve in the northwest of the country and return the land to the native tribe that previously lived there.