Correa admits talks between the Colombian government and the ELN in Ecuador

Talks between representatives of the Colombian government and the Ejército de Liberación Nacional took place in Ecuadorian soil, admitted Wednesday president Rafael Correa, who offered support for the talks to continue. At a press conference, Correa said: “President Juan...

FARC and the Colombian government resume peace talks in Havana

Peace talks in Havana between the Colombian government and the FARC have been resumed this Tuesday in a day on which both delegations would work separately, said a source of the official team. This 34th round of talks began under an auspicious environment following the decision...

Declassification of secret files on the conflict is requested by the FARC

On Wednesday the FARC asked the Colombian government to declassify secret files on the armed conflict and get American confidential documents on the subject, so that the truth is known. “The Government shall proceed to open official records and to the final declassification...

Colombian government will reduce its budget before fall in oil

Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas announced that his government will cut the nation’s budget on six billion pesos ($ 2,440 million) to ensure fiscal stability before the reduction of international oil prices. The official said the cuts will “implement tough...

The FARC indicates that they would change weapons by political action if guarantees are provided

The communist guerrillas of the FARC pledged yesterday in Havana to leave the armed activity to become a political party, provided that the Colombian government meets reforms and guarantees required. The FARC “will engage in what they are entitled to contribute to the...

FARC and the Colombian government resume talks on issue of reparation to victims

The FARC and the government of Colombia resumed on Monday peace talks in Cuba, after a break by new year’s eve, with the challenge of advancing the issue of reparations to victims. “We resumed the talks, hoping to continue with the fulfillment of the agreed terms...

Colombian guerrillas ELN request the government a unilateral ceasefire

The ELN guerrillas in Colombia requested this Monday through their website a unilateral ceasefire by the state as part of preliminary talks with the government to officially establish a dialogue table “It is urgent that the President (Juan Manuel Santos) declares a...

The FARC reported that “military siege” threatens unilateral ceasefire

The FARC reported on Sunday in Havana that the Colombian army intensifies the “siege” against their units in the Llanos Orientales and the Cauca, which endangers the unilateral and indefinite truce declared last December 20. “The military siege against guerrilla...