Cuba warns Colombia of possible ELN rebel attack

HAVANA, Feb. 9th (Reuters  Cuba has warned that rebels from Colombia’s National Liberation Army (ELN) maybe planning an attack on Bogota, the Colombian defence Minister said on Monday.

Cuban Ambassador Jose Luis Ponce on Monday sent “a communication about a the supposed terrorist attack being planned…by the Eastern Front of the ELN,” Defense Minister Diego Molano said in a video broadcast on social media.

Cuba was the site of brief peace talks between the Marxist ELN and the Colombian government, which collapsed after the ELN bombed Bogota’s police academy in 2019, killing more than 20 people.