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...

Santos expects the removal of Cuba from the list of countries that support terrorism

The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, trust in the output of Cuba from the US list of countries that support terrorism, saying that the process to achieve it “is going in the right direction.” In a joint press conference in Madrid with the Head of the Spanish...

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...

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...

Santos denies alleged police structure negotiation with FARC

The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, denied categorically that his government is negotiating with the FARC the structure of the police and described as “malicious” the statements of the Attorney General´s Office in this regard. “It’s a really...

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...

Bilateral definitive ceasefire is welcomed with “satisfaction” by FARC

The FARC expressed on Thursday its “satisfaction” by the decision of President Juan Manuel Santos to analyze a bilateral ceasefire, but noted that he assumes a “contradictory” position when ordering to intensify military operations. “We welcome the...