6 killed in combat between Colombian army, guerrillas

6 killed in combat between Colombian army, guerrillas

Published on May 28,2015 BOGOTA,The Colombian army confirmed Thursday the deaths of three soldiers and three rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas during a combat in the country’s eastern Arauca Department. The combat took place in the town of Las Tropicales, Arauquita municipality after local inhabitants warned the authorities about an […]

Colombia rebel leaders met secretly to pursue peace talks: government

Colombia rebel leaders met secretly to pursue peace talks: government

Reuters May 12,2015 BOGOTA The head of Colombia’s leftist FARC rebels has met with his counterpart in the smaller ELN guerrilla group to try to convince him to bring his movement into peace talks, a senior government negotiator said on Tuesday.The FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, has been in peace talks with the […]

US approves ferry service between Cuba and Florida

US approves ferry service between Cuba and Florida

BBC May 6,2015 Passenger ferries could be set to run between Florida and Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years after the US government approved new services. Services between the two countries stopped when the US imposed a trade embargo on Cuba in 1960. But Washington announced the restoration of diplomatic ties […]