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COLOMBIA

Pope Francis Holds Mass in Bogotá

The words of the Holy Father are expected to be a strong encouragement amid the Colombian reality


Visiting Colombia President Honors Jose Marti

Juan Manuel Santos arrived in Cuba on Sunday and was received by Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister, Rogelio Sierra, at the Jose Marti International Airport


Havana Hosts Talks Between Colombian Guerrillas

The discussions seek to contribute to bringing the over 50-year-long armed conflict in the South American country to an end


254 Dead, Over 100 Missing in Colombia after Mudslides (+photos)

Photos posted on Twitter by the air force showed neighborhood streets filled with mud and damaged houses


FARC-EP Disarmament Makes Peace Move Forward

On November 24, President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of that movement, Timoleón Jiménez, signed the definitive agreement to end the fighting and hostilities


Colombia Still Working on Transitional Zones for FARC-EP

The process would have been finished by the end of this year, but delays in getting the zones ready forced to change the schedule


Pope Francis Holds Meeting with Santos and Uribe

Pope Francis met Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and former president Alvaro Uribe, who have been distanced due to disagreements over the peace process with FARC-EP, according to Colombian news reports


Santos Condemns Violence against Community Leaders

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos condemned the violent escalation of community leaders and human rights defenders and announced that the Government will proceed forcefully against such crimes


Colombian Government, FARC-EP Announce New Peace Accord

The new agreement represents a step forward in the long running peace process, replacing the document which was voted down by a small margin in an October 2 plebiscite


UN Starts Supervision and Verification of Ceasefire in Colombia

The UN political mission began this Monday the verification of the bilateral cease-fire decreed by the Colombian government and the insurgent FARC-EP in August, a result of the peace agreements between the two sides


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