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...

Santos would be willing to talk with Uribe on peace process with the FARC

The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, would be willing to talk with opponents of his government, including his predecessor Alvaro Uribe (2002-2010), on the peace process held since 2012 in Cuba with FARC said the chief negotiator, Humberto de la Calle. De la Calle...

Colombia and the FARC reach agreement on demining

The peace negotiators of the Colombian government and the FARC reached on March 7 in Cuba, a historic agreement on demining. “The government and the FARC have agreed to request the organization Norwegian People’s Aid lead and coordinate the implementation of a project...

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...

The FARC announced that will not recruit minors under 17 years

The FARC announced Thursday that it will not incorporate into its ranks minors than 17 years, raising two years as the minimum age of its fighters, and denied having “forcibly recruited neither children nor to any combatant”. “The FARC (…) decide not to...

The FARC will maintain in Colombia its unilateral truce for an indefinite period

The communist guerrillas of the FARC decided to maintain their unilateral truce indefinitely in Colombia, despite several attacks of the Army, announced on Monday the former congresswoman Piedad Cordoba, after meeting with rebel leaders in Cuba. “The peace FARC delegation...

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...