Topic: Alvaro Uribe
Adm. Edgar Cely said that members of the guerrilla group are hiding in Venezuela, a claim that Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has avoided in order to boost relations with Caracas.
08/04/2011 11:05 am
A Colombian think-tank argues that the guerrilla group has retaken the initiative in key regions, and that security forces have thus far failed to adapt to the conflict's changing conditions.
07/21/2011 03:37 pm
Some 220 invited delegates – victims, NGO workers, and former extremists – met for Google Ideas's Summit Against Violent Extremism in Dublin, Ireland. They couldn't be accused of having low aspirations.
06/29/2011 06:07 pm
Colombia's ELN rebel group, often forgotten, is on the rise thanks to a belated involvement in the drug trade and alliances with both the FARC and new narco-paramilitary groups.
06/28/2011 11:42 am
But even with more money, Central American countries still face an uphill battle in fighting inefficiency and corruption that hinder their anticrime efforts.
06/24/2011 11:06 am
The guerrilla group attacked a military contingent Tuesday, killing two civilians and wounding 10. But the Colombian government says the attack is a sign of the rebels' desperation.
06/16/2011 01:17 pm
Testimony at a recent US Senate hearing on US-Central American security cooperation showcased one of the region’s key problems: countries do not collect enough taxes to win the fight against organized crime.
06/09/2011 10:19 am
Newly published findings that Venezuela financed the FARC rebel group in Colombia seem unlikely to harm growing economic and diplomatic links between the two countries.
05/11/2011 06:31 pm
Colombian President Santos looks likely to announce the extradition of alleged drug kingpin Walid Makled to Venezuela during a meeting Saturday with Chávez.
04/08/2011 06:04 pm
Colombia's legal reforms are key for securing passage of a new US-Colombia free trade agreement. President Juan Manuel Santos is meeting today with President Obama to discuss the issue.
04/07/2011 12:50 pm