H. Durango writes: Personalities of the Colombian political and social life have called for a national day for life, the fulfillment of peace agreements and national dignity to be staged on 24 November.
The 4th of this winter month reminds us of our Commander Alfonso Cano, sacrificed on a day like today six years ago.
For a little more than two weeks, the violent and dark hand of the extreme right, in its many forms and provenances, have been wandering through the south-west of Colombia.
The Political Council of the People's Alternative Revolutionary Force - FARC has sent an open letter to President Juan Manuel Santos. Here is the full text:
I think the Peace Agreement signed in Havana with the Government is not just a good Agreement rooted on the existing situation and realities, it is also a correct political decision taken by our organization.
The National Police and the special corp ESMAD have opened fire against peasants in the Village Tandil, municipality of Tumaco.
Beyond the fact that the statements by US Ambassador Kevin Whitaker from the diplomatic and political point of view should be interpreted as an interference, we are obliged to make this pronouncement in order to establish a position before public opinion on a series of erroneous statements that confuse and obstruct the smooth development of the peace process in Colombia.