The recent kidnapping of several foreigners by Colombia’s leftist ELN guerrilla group may, paradoxically, be aimed at prodding the government into peace talks, analysts say.
No ransom was paid to secure the release of four Chinese oil workers freed last month after being held hostage for more than a year, the company said Friday, rejecting allegations to the contrary...
For more than five years, Marc Gonsalves and two other Americans were marched through Colombia's jungles as hostages of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or Farc, guerillas.
Four Chinese oil company employees held hostage since June last year, allegedly by Colombia’s Farc rebels, have been freed in southern Colombia, the Chinese embassy said Thursday.
Colombian police say the country’s main leftist rebel group has freed four Chinese oil workers it kidnapped more than a year ago.
Colombia’s leftist Farc rebels on Monday declared a unilateral two-month ceasefire, at the start of talks in Cuba with the Bogota government on ending Latin America’s longest-running insurgency....
FARC rebels announce truce amid peace talks
Colombia, rebels resume peace talks
Six Colombian police officers were killed on Monday in an attack blamed on leftist Farc guerillas, regional police sources said.
Fidel Castro appears in public after months