Colombian army denies pushing officers to hike rebel, criminal death toll

FILE PHOTO: Colombian soldiers attend the inauguration ceremony for the new defense minister in Bogota, Colombia August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia‚Äôs army on Monday denied putting pressure on high-ranking officers to sharply increase the number of rebels and gang members killed or captured in military operations across the Andean nation. The denial followed a New York Times report over the weekend, which cited military sources as saying the armed forces leadership had […]

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