Tag archive for ‘farc’
President Santos and FARC leader 'Timochenko' with the signed agreement
By Rico On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

The Peace Agreement and Colombia’s Criminal Dynamics

TODAY COLOMBIA – The Colombian government and rebels of the FARC laid out their plans for a definitive ceasefire and concentration of guerrilla fighters in an historic event in Havana, Cuba. President Santos More...

By Rico On Monday, March 18th, 2013

Multi-Ton ‘FARC’ Cocaine Seized in Southwest Colombia

Colombian authorities have confiscated nearly 4 tons of cocaine that they say was produced by the FARC, which would be a major financial blow to the guerrillas, though their representatives denied any connection More...

Demonstrators hold a banner that reads in Spanish; 'No more FARC, no more kidnapping, no more terrorism, no more violence,' at a protest against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, rebel group in Bogota, Colombia, Friday. Recent kidnappings have set a violent backdrop to Monday's negotiations between the Colombian government and FARC rebels. Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP
By Rico On Monday, February 18th, 2013

Violence flares in lead up to new round of FARC peace talks

Recent kidnappings and intensified fighting have increased public skepticism about the Colombian government and FARC rebel peace talks. Today marks a new round of negotiations in Havana, Cuba. (CSM/TodayColombia) More...