President Juan Manuel Santos meets at the White House with Barack Obama to mark 15 years since the initiation of the Plan Colombia—and discuss a "post-conflict" aid package.
At a public ceremony in the Colombian town of Segovia, the government formally acknowledged responsibility in the 1988 massacre of 43 residents by paramilitaries.
Colombia is seeking extradition of an alleged former FARC medic arrested in Spain on charges of having carried out hundreds of forced abortions on female guerilla fighters.
Amnesty International finds that Colombia's peace deal is unlikely to succeed without restitution of usurped lands—even where they have been opened to mining.
Peace talks with the FARC rebels resumed in Havana—but rather than answering rebel calls for a bilateral ceasefire, the government has stepped up air-strikes.
Amid peace talks in Havana, Colombia's FARC issued an angry communique insisting "We are not narco-traffickers." But major coke busts supposedly linked to the guerillas continue.
Fighting continued up to the minute a unilateral FARC ceasefire took effect, with Colombia's government refusing rebel demands for foreign observers to monitor the truce.
Colombian Gen. Ruben Dario Alzate resigned one day after his release by FARC guerillas who had captured the top official unarmed in rebel-controlled territory.
Colombia's government suspended peace talks with the FARC after the apparent capture of an army general by the guerillas for the first time in 50 years of insurgency.
Despite peace talks with the FARC, armed conflict and displacement persist as threats to Colombia's indigenous peoples, according to the country's indigenous organization.
Two leaders of the Embera Dobida people in Colombia's Chocó region were assassinated after protesting incursions onto their lands by guerillas and paramilitaries alike.
A Colombian activist for restitution of usurped lands in the conflicted Urabá region was killed by presumed hired assassins—despite being under special government "protection."