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Colombia’s FARC rebels end ceasefire

Colombia’s FARC rebels end ceasefire

Colombia’s FARC rebels announced Sunday the end of a two-month unilateral ceasefire declared in November at the outset of talks in Cuba aimed at ending Latin America’s longest-running insurgency. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) had said they were […]


Venezuela Defence and Security Report 2012

Venezuela Defence and Security Report 2012

Venezuela’s relationship with Russia under President Hugo Chávez’s regime again proved to be a fruitful one for the country’s defence industry in late 2011. Venezuela’s defence expenditure will receive a major boost from a US$4bn loan secured from Russia in […]


Colombia army kills 35 rebels in new offensive

Colombia army kills 35 rebels in new offensive

Colombian troops killed at least 35 suspected Marxist rebels and captured four in an army offensive in the east-central department of Meta, President Juan Manuel Santos said Monday. Santos made the announcement in a meeting of his security council in […]


Colombia bombs FARC camp

Colombia bombs FARC camp

Bogota: At least 13 rebels were killed Monday when Colombia’s air force bombed a remote FARC encampment near the border with Ecuador, military officials said. “Coordinated joint operations by the police, air force and army that began early Monday resulted […]


Colombia kills FARC leader, striking blow to rebels

Colombia kills FARC leader, striking blow to rebels

BOGOTA: A bold assault by Colombian armed forces has killed the military leader of the nation’s oldest insurgency in what defense officials Thursday called the “hardest blow ever” against the leftist guerrillas. Bogota confirmed the death of Jorge Briceno Suarez, […]


Colombia’s Santos unveils major offensive against guerrillas

Colombia’s Santos unveils major offensive against guerrillas

BOGOTA: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday he would “redouble” the military’s offensive against leftist guerrillas after attack killed 40 police and military officers. Colombia’s rebel groups have launched a string of deadly attacks in recent weeks following the […]


Colombian warplanes raid rebel camps

Colombian warplanes raid rebel camps

Bogota: Colombian warplanes bombed two leftist rebel camps in the southern Meta region Friday in a New Year’s Day raid that killed 18 rebels and resulted in the capture of 11 others, the country’s defense minister said. In a separate […]


 
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