Latest Colombian parapolitics scandal Stories
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian police on Wednesday jailed the country's top right-wing paramilitary commanders two days after President Alvaro Uribe threatened to extradite them if they did not live up to a peace deal.
By Patrick Markey BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian paramilitary militias have agreed to respect the peace process despite a court decision they said could derail attempts to end the country's four-decade-old conflict, a government minister said on Sunday.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Leaders of Colombia's illegal right-wing paramilitaries said on Friday peace talks with the government have been derailed by a court decision saying some of them must serve full prison terms.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch sharply criticized Colombian President Alvaro Uribe for what it called a "wildly improper response" to charges that his government's intelligence service helped paramilitaries kill civilians.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has ordered an investigation into allegations that drug-running paramilitary groups are bribing politicians ahead of the March legislative election.
By Jason Webb BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - An extraordinary public clash over a bribery allegation broke out among judges on Colombia's Constitutional Court on Thursday after it opened the way for popular President Alvaro Uribe to run for a second term.
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