General Alzate asks his military retirement after being released by FARC

The general released by the FARC in Colombia, whose capture led to the suspension of the peace process with the communist guerrillas, asked to the government his retirement from the military forces on Monday. “For my military honor, as first virtue of the soldier I have...

General Rubén Alzate and his two companions are released by FARC

The communist guerrilla FARC released this Sunday in Colombia an Army general and two other captives, allowing to restart the development of the peace process, suspended by the government after the catch. Brigadier General Dario Alzate, Corporal Jorge Rodriguez and lawyer Gloria...

FARC: Military operations of the Colombian government have not been suspended

The communist guerrilla of the FARC yesterday reported that the Colombian Army has not suspended its operations in the region where the rebels foresee to release a general on Sunday, which may complicate his delivery. “Despite the commitments and public statements o...

Santos announced that release of General Rubén Alzate will be on Saturday

The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, announced today that General Rubén Darío Alzate, kidnapped along with two companions by the FARC last November 16, will be released on Saturday November 29th. Santos made the announcement in the framework of a discussion with...

FARC: Release of General Alzate, “endangered” by actions of the Colombian Army

The FARC said on Sunday in Havana that the actions of the Colombian Army “endanger” the liberation of a general and other captives, including two soldiers, who could be released on Tuesday. “While this situation is not modified it would be unlikely that next...

General kidnapped by FARC will be liberated after agreement with the Colombian government

The FARC and the government of Colombia agreed the conditions to release “as soon as possible” a general and four other captives in the hands of the rebels, announced this Wednesday diplomats from Cuba and Norway. “The parties have agreed on the conditions for...

Colombian army continues the search of the general captured by FARC

The search of the general prisoner of the FARC in Colombia continues this Wednesday, with the hope of an early release that allows to relaunch the peace process with the communist guerrillas, suspended at meeting two years of its opening this Wednesday. Some 1,500 troops plus...