Eight Venezuelan soldiers killed following with militia groups along Colombian border

Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said on Wednesday that eight soldiers were killed in combat amid continuing clashes between the armed forces and illegal armed groups along the border with Colombia. In a brief post on the ministry’s website, Padrino listed the names of the eight soldiers, without providing details about how they died. On… Read More Eight Venezuelan soldiers killed following with militia groups along Colombian border

At least fourteen rebels killed following gunfire exchange with Colombian army

Some 14 rebels and one Colombian soldier have been killed in combat between guerrillas and the Andean country’s military, army sources said on Saturday. Fourteen members of the Carlos Patino front – founded by former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels who reject a 2016 peace deal – were killed in the confrontations in… Read More At least fourteen rebels killed following gunfire exchange with Colombian army

Twitter suspends accounts linked to Colombian FARC dissidents over violation of rules

Twitter has suspended accounts linked to FARC dissidents, shortly after Colombian police requested they be taken down for inciting violence. The Twitter accounts for @IvanMarquezFarc, belonging to former FARC leader Ivan Marquez, and @SMarquetalia, which is controlled by FARC dissidents who rejected a 2016 peace deal, now read “Account suspended. Twitter suspends accounts which violate… Read More Twitter suspends accounts linked to Colombian FARC dissidents over violation of rules