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Colombia's war on illegal gold mines also hits outlaw armed groups

Urdu Point 03 Feb 2023
Their mission is to destroy bulldozers to prevent villagers from mining for gold, an illegal activity that helps fund the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels and dissidents of the now-defunct Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas who made peace with the state in 2016, laying down their arms to form a communist political party.

Armed groups engaging in turf wars along Colombia-Venezuela border

La Prensa Latina 03 Feb 2023
He said that among the groups operating in the area are the National Liberation Army (ELN), which is currently in peace talks with the government; the Tren de Aragua, a Venezuelan criminal group that has spread out into several South American countries, and other organizations, ...

Fighting in Colombia leaves at least 10 dead

The Star 31 Jan 2023
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Fighting in an area key to drug trafficking in southeastern Colombia left at least nine rebels from the National Liberation Army (ELN) and one Marine dead, the country's navy said on Monday. Read full story ... .

Colombia reports drop in violence in first month after ceasefire

Business Day 31 Jan 2023
Petro also initially declared a ceasefire with National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels, who are holding peace talks with his government, but back-pedalled when the group said it had not agreed to the measure ... The Pacific province of Choco saw the 68% reduction, followed closely by Arauca, on the Venezuelan border, which saw murders fall by 66%.

Time to Decouple Defense Department and NASA from CCP-Tied Interests

The American Spectator 31 Jan 2023
Department of Commerce or National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) may be used to purchase or lease telecommunications or aerospace hardware/software and/or services from any telecommunications or aerospace corporations, subsidiaries, or affiliates with links to the ...

“Total Peace” Still Far Away: Can Petro’s Plan Really Save Colombia?

OWP 30 Jan 2023
The Colombian government has started further peace negotiations with the National Liberation Army (E.L.N.) as part of the Total Peace Plan enacted by President Gustavo Petro, the country’s first leftist leader ... President Petro’s Total Peace Plan is aimed at negotiation rather than national security – which leaves Colombians unprotected.

Colombia cocaine seizures break record in 2022

Reuters 29 Jan 2023
Security forces seized 671 tonnes of the drug last year, surpassing the 2021 total by about 1.7 tonnes ... The guerilla group National Liberation Army, dissidents from the FARC rebel group and criminal gangs made up of former right-wing paramilitaries have all been implicated in drug trafficking ... Our Standards. The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles ... ....

Ecuador's Navy Grappling With Mounting Evidence of Criminal Collusion

InSight Crime 26 Jan 2023
Thirteen seamen are suspected of providing arms to some of Ecuador's deadliest gangs, including the Choneros and the Chone Killers ... SEE ALSO. Ecuador ... InSight Crime Analysis ... SEE ALSO ... In the 2000s, navy and army weapons were bought or stolen for Colombian groups, such as the FARC or the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional - ELN).

160 Lawyers Push Biden to Take Cuba Off State Sponsors of Terrorism List

GlobalResearch 25 Jan 2023
These include Cuba’s refusal to extradite members of the National Liberation Army, a leftist rebel group from Colombia, who traveled to Havana for peace negotiations with the Colombian government ... By that time, the island nation and its socialist government had endured a ...
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Indonesian police's helicopter at Millennial Road Safety Festival on Sunday (02/24/2019), Batam, Indonesia

Journalist Victor Mambor’s home bombed in Papua, Indonesia

CPJ 24 Jan 2023
At about 4 a.m ... Mambor told CPJ that he has faced persistent harassment over’s reporting on human rights issues associated with the long-running conflict between Indonesian security forces and the secessionist West Papua National Liberation Army ... No suspects were ever identified or charged for that attack, Mambor said ... ....

Pakistan's designation as a major non-NATO ally by US under scrutiny

Suryaa 24 Jan 2023
... (HuA, presently known as Harkat-ul Mujahideen), Al Badr, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Jamait-ul- Mujahideen (JuM), Jammu & Kashmir National Liberation Army, Kashmir Jehad Force, Jammu & Kashmir Students Liberation Front, Lashkar-e-Jabbar (LeJ), and Muslim Mujahideen.

Grapevine January 25, 2023: Pause to remember

The Jerusalem Post 24 Jan 2023
Friday, January 27, is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, as declared by the United Nations ... Auschwitz, the most notorious of the Nazi death camps, was liberated by the Red Army on January 27, 1945. Many Jews served in the Red Army, and after the fall of the Iron Curtain, Jewish Red Army veterans came in large numbers to Israel.

Chinese military vessels and aircraft approach Taiwan space again, defense ministry says

New York Post 23 Jan 2023
... the two nations. Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense tweeted that nine aircraft from the People’s Liberation Army, or PLA, and four vessels from the People’s Liberation Army Navy, or PLAN, were detected at 6 a.m ...— 國防部 Ministry of National Defense, R.O.C.

Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti: Give yourself an 'adrenaline rush' with these patriotic films

Beijing News 23 Jan 2023
Raag Desh- 2017Periodic drama is based on the Indian National Army, which Netaji founded, and the fight to liberate India, which was fought on the banks of the Irrawaddy in Burma ... platform with representing lesser-known facts and struggles by Bose's Indian National Army soldiers.

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