Bojaya (Colombia)

Type: City
Name: Bojaya (Colombia)
Country: Colombia
Latitude: 6.52
Longitude: -76.970001
population: 1,396
First reported Mar 04 2014 - Updated Mar 05 2014 - 1 reports

Back to basics for Colombia's rebels

As on-going peace talks in Havana address narco-trafficking amidst Colombia's continued economic growth, remnants of the FARC are more likely to turn to what were once the very seeds of the rebel movements: social banditry.  For the first time ever, ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Mar 04 2014]

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...2002 and 2008, but a military officer involved in the process told one of us that the differences with the recidivist paramilitary were vast: "the two groups of demobilized people have different mentalities. The guerrilla fight for political ends and lead a more stoical life. The paramilitary were criminals, mercenaries, dedicated to profit. The guerrilla are grateful for the opportunity to join society again." Furthermore, the paramilitary saw no reason to enter the political fray – at least formally...
...Having been applauded for driving the guerrilla away from the cities and into the peripheral zones of the country, the Colombian state now faces "the permanent presence of the FARC in these areas of the agricultural frontier."

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Back to basics for Colombia's rebels [Published 3quarksdaily - Feb 25 2014]
by Ivan Briscoe and Timo Peeters For the first time ever, Colombia last year produced over a million barrels of oil a day. To reach this grail of the global carbon club, with only Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil now producing more oil in Latin America, ...
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