Colombian Attorney General, Eduardo Montealegre Lynett, held a meeting on Monday with the United Nations former secretary general, Kofi Annan, in order to talk about peace process in Colombia. Photo: Federico Ríos, Kofi Annan Foundation.
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Jorge Fernando Perdomo Torres, stated that a transitional justice proposal “is legally possible, but also politically and practically convenient and feasible. That is the way to have an integral peace process and not as pieces as it has occurred in the past in Colombia”. Referring to proposal of former president, César […] Read complete news
Regarding the masacre of children in Florencia (Caquetá) which occurred in February 4, Deputy Assistant Read complete news
After two weeks of investigations to clarify the murder of four children belonging to the Vanegas Grimaldo family Read complete news
The Supreme Court in Bogotá determined the lawfulness of the arrest of María del Pilar Hurtado Afanador, former Head at the Administrative Department of Security (DAS) Read complete news
According to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Jorge Fernando Perdomo Torres, the institution has made a decision to bring charges for “acuerdos restrictivos de la competencia” (agreements which restrict the competition) Read complete news
On February 25, charges will be brought against ten (10) Fondo Premium executives during a hearing. This firm was linked to a financial scandal that involves the Interbolsa´s commission agent. Up to now, thirteen people have been accused in the Interbolsa case and seven of them are under custody.
The President of the Republic does not need to call a consultation nor a referendum to legalize peace agreements with guerilla groups, since law and constitution empowers him to carry out this process. Attorney General, Eduardo Montealegre Lynett, stated that the president is empowered by 418 Law and by the constitutional frame for peace and […] Read complete news
After more than two years of investigation, the Office of the Attorney General in cooperation with the National Directorate of Taxes and Customs1 and financial analysis unit2 assigned to Ministry of Treasury dismantled a network composed of some executives and employees from the International Trading Company Goldex and also private individuals, since they laundered an […] Read complete news
The Attorney General, Eduardo Montealegre Lynett, highlighted the importance of implementing mechanisms of cooperation to consolidate peace in Colombia during the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Office of the Attorney General, educational institution Institución Universitaria Conocimiento e Innovación para la Justicia and the United States Agency for International Development USAID. The purpose of […] Read complete news