President Duque announced the reactivation of capture orders against the ELN’s delegation, after the armed group claimed responsibility for attacking the Police Academy in Bogotá. How will this affect the Colombian economy?
President Duque asked the Cuban government to capture the ELN’s delegation in Havana (Cuba), but the armed group had signed a Special Protocol with the previous government, in case the dialogues ended. Here are the details.
The Army reported positive results in operatives against oil smuggling in Cúcuta (Norte de Santander) and Tame (Arauca), among others. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.
Authorities were able to significantly reduce fuel theft, but are still struggling to eliminate fuel smuggling.
The union’s president, Edwin Palma, rejected the statements of the Minister of Finance (MinHacienda), Alberto Carrasquilla, regarding selling more of Ecopetrol’s (NYSE:EC) shares.
A suicide car bomb exploded in Bogotá’s police training academy last Thursday morning. Casualties stand at 21 dead and 68 injured (these may change). The Attorney General attributed the attack to the ELN and on Friday night, President Duque terminated discussions with the guerrilla group.
President Duque said that the extradition process of Farc leader Jesus Santrich is violating the principle of judicial cooperation with the US. Here is why.