The specter of assassination is again haunting the electoral campaign in Colombia, where a left-wing candidate has a real chance of becoming president for the first time in a country that has a history of political careers ending in a hail of bullets.Add your comment!
Four Colombian regular soldiers were killed in a rural area of the department of Meta after they were ambushed by a group of dissidents from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the Omega Joint Task Force said in a statement.
A bomb attack against a police station in the Colombian capital of Bogotá last Saturday has a new fatal victim after a 5-year-old girl who was wounded in the incident died Monday, authorities have confirmed.
Colombia's Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP), a court created by the peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), has been forced to launch new lines of inquiries, following compelling testimony and evidence, it was announced.
Former presidential candidate and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) hostage Ingrid Betancourt Sunday announced she will run to succeed Iván Duque as head of state under her own political party (Verde Oxígeno) after breaking up with the Centro Esperanza coalition.
One Colombian soldier was killed, 22 others were injured and two United Nations lorries were burned down Thursday after National Liberation Army (ELN) and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) dissidents attacked three military bases in the northern region.
Colombian police Friday found an explosive device ready to go off at a Bogotá restaurant which also serves as the political headquarters of former FARC combatants, it was reported. The venue, known as Casa Alternativa, is a meeting point for ex-fighters making arrangements for the March elections.
A US court has sentenced the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and several of its leaders to pay US $ 36 million for the kidnapping of politician Ingrid Betancourt, it was announced Thursday.
According to reports published this week, Colombian law enforcement authorities have seized some 30 tons of coltan in the last six months from Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) and National Liberation Army (ELN) dissidents, who, according to the Prosecutor's Office, allegedly exploited indigenous people to extract the mineral.
A former Colombian Armed Revolutionary Forces (FARC) combatant who took part in the 2016 peace negotiations with the Government of then-President Juan Manuel Santos has been killed in Venezuela, it was reported.