Cuba warns Colombia of possible ELN rebel attack

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

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cuba has warned that rebels from Colombia’s National Liberation Army (ELN) may be planning an attack on Bogota, the Colombian defense minister said on Monday, February 9th.

Cuban Ambassador Jose Luis Ponce on Monday sent “a communication about a 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 . . .

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