Carlos Ruiz, head of Conflict Supervision for the United Nations (UN) in the country, said that Colombia has made significant progress in its post-conflict process, but asked for the security of social leaders in rural areas to be guaranteed by the State.
The President rejected the ELN’s attack in the municipality of Valdivia (Antioquia), where the group set six vehicles on fire. Here are the details.
The American State Department warned about the growing presence of the ELN in Venezuela, in its annual Terrorism Report.
The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH), the Territory Renewal Agency (ART) and the Presidential Council for Stabilization, signed a letter of understanding to develop Development Programs with Territorial Approach (PDET) in oil regions.
Industry associations spoke about what Colombia loses with every terrorist attack that takes place in oil regions, calling for authorities to increase security measures in the territories. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.
Locals in Tauramena (Casanare) voted against the development of oil activities in their territory. The State Council and Casanare’s Administrative Court, however, denied the validity of the popular consultation.