All About ELN Peace

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Colombia's Risky Bet on Total Peace

COLOMBIA / 13 SEP 2022

President Petro's Total Peace Plan offers high reward but carries equally high risk for criminal groups and for all of Colombia…

COLOMBIA / 6 SEP 2022

Will the killing of seven police officers allegedly by ex-FARC Mafia derail Gustavo Petro's 'Total Peace' plan?…

COLOMBIA / 22 JUN 2022

The ELN have stated their will to engage in peace talks with the upcoming administration of Colombia's president-elect Gustavo Petro, but on their terms.

COLOMBIA / 19 MAY 2020

Amid an unprecedented global health crisis, a national lockdown and uncertainty about the evolution of the country's main criminal actors, the Colombian government is trying to encourage members of…

COLOMBIA / 18 MAY 2020

The US and Colombia's strategic alliance may seem stronger than ever after Washington blacklisted Cuba for refusing to extradite ELN leaders. But beyond this show of unity, this move's only…

COCA / 4 JAN 2019

Elections in Latin America's two most important countries for the drug trade have brought significant change in 2018.

COLOMBIA / 14 DEC 2018

Controversy surrounding the extension and modifications of a crucial law in Colombia shows the continued risks facing the successful implementation of the government's peace agreement with the FARC guerrillas. This…

COLOMBIA / 22 NOV 2018

The government of Colombia has rejected the appointment of a top ELN commander as a delegate in peace talks and has ordered his capture — a move that likely spells…

COLOMBIA / 14 SEP 2018

The increasing fragility of peace talks between the Colombian government and the country’s last remaining guerrilla group could see the rebels double down on their criminal prospects in the Andean nation.

COLOMBIA / 29 MAY 2018

Peace negotiations between Colombia's government and the ELN rebel group have reached their most precarious moment since they began. InSight Crime spoke with ELN members and residents of communities where…

COLOMBIA / 19 APR 2018

With concerns mounting over the aftermath of Colombia's peace deal with the FARC rebels, Ecuador's government has announced it will no longer host negotiations between Colombia and the ELN guerrillas,…

COLOMBIA PERSONALITIES / OCTOBER 3, 2022

Gustavo Aníbal Giraldo Quinchía, alias “Pablito”, is a member of the ELN’s Central Command (Comando Central – COCE). He is one of the ELN’s most belligerent commanders and is critical of the peace…

COLOMBIA / 28 FEB 2018

A deadly ambush against Colombian soldiers blamed on the ELN shows the rebel group's internal divide around its ongoing peace negotiations, and is a reminder of its growing strategic use…

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