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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ELN guerrilla willing to negotiate peace with the Colombian government

The guerrilla of the National Liberation Army (ELN) of Colombia, announced on Wednesday their willingness to attend a peace dialogue with the government and to consider the surrender of weapons to end an armed conflict of five decades. On the 50th anniversary of the taking of...