FARC leaders take responsibility for Colombia kidnappings

World / Crime & Legal Sep 24, 2019

FARC leaders take responsibility for Colombia kidnappings

Former FARC leaders formally recognized at a special tribunal Monday "ethical and political responsibility" for thousands of kidnappings carried out during Colombia's long conflict. At a hearing in Bogota, Rodrigo "Timoshenko" Londono — FARC ex-commander and now leader of the movement's political party — handed ...

Two reporters and driver kidnapped near Colombian border: Ecuador

World Mar 28, 2018

Two reporters and driver kidnapped near Colombian border: Ecuador

Two journalists and their driver were kidnapped in a troubled area near Ecuador's border with Colombia, which Quito has said is rife with dissidents of the former FARC guerrilla group, Interior Minister Cesar Navas said on Tuesday. The three Ecuadoreans, working for the leading local ...

Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

World Jun 18, 2017

Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping center in Colombia's capital on Saturday. The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 ...