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Fourth ex-FARC member murdered in Ituango in less then four months

Former FARC member, Dalaider of Jesús Vásquez, known as Dalaider Ortiz, was murdered on Saturday in the municipality of Ituango, Antioquia in the northwest of Colombia.  He was shot dead this weekend by two unidentified...
indigenous protest

Indigenous protest: nation-wide demand for implementation of ethnic rights

Indigenous communities across the country protest against the killings of social activists and demand that the government comply with the ethnic chapter of the peace agreement and other promises.
Rodrigo Londoño, alias "Timochenko" has set his eyes on a 4-year term at the Palacio de Nariño.

“Timochenko” announces bid for presidency

On Wednesday, Rodrigo Londoño, also known as “Timochenko,” announced he will be running for the presidency of Colombia for the 2018-2022 term. Londoño, commander-in-chief of the FARC until the peace agreement with the Colombian government,...

ELN assumes responsibility for slain indigenous governor

Armed group National Liberation Army (ELN) claimed responsibility on Sunday for the murder of indigenous governor Aulio Isarama Forastero in Alto Baudó, in the Chocó region on the Pacific coast of Colombia. Last week, the...
illegal crop farmers

No criminal record for small-scale illicit crop farmers, proposes new bill

Small-scale farmers who cultivate up to 38,000 m2 of coca, 84 m2 of marijuana, or 3800 m2 of poppy might not face any jail time thanks to new bill. The current penalty for these offences ranges from...