FARC

Type: Organization
Name: FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, FARC-EP)
Nationality: Colombia
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for FARC
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 1 reports

World leaders and writers join Colombia in paying tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

17:13 EDTPresidents, writers and legions of fans paid tribute Friday to Nobel-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the late giant of Latin American literature whose work inspired generations of story-tellers.Garcia Marquez, who died Thursday ... [Published Raw Story - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Colombian Army neutralized four deathtraps in Meta and Tolima

Bogota. In performance of military operations held by Army troops in Meta and Tolima, it was possible to find four improvised explosive devices planted by terrorists of FARC.First location took place in the area known as Alto Angosturas, Lejanias municipality, ... [Published National Army - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

6th Army Division seized war material and found guerilla camp

Florencia. Once again the permanent and sustained offensive operations of the different units of 6th Army Division showed results in favor of security of the jurisdiction.In the last hours, troops of Jupiter Task Force guided by information received through ... [Published National Army - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Colombian Farmers Prepare for New Wave of Strikes

Bogotá, April 18 (RHC-WB) – Colombian farmers and agricultural workers are preparing for a new wave of nationwide strikes, set for April 28th, claiming the government of President Juan Manuel Santos has failed to fulfil promises made to farmers in the ... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Juan Manuel Santos : '' I want to end this conflict with FARC once and for all."

a, Juan Manuel Santos, has been in power since August 2010. Before being elected head of state, he was Minister of Foreign Trade , Minister of Finance and Minister of Defence under President Alvaro Uribe. As Minister of Defence he led a crackdown on FARC ... [Published EuroNews - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

FARC rebels free captive soldier in Colombia

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgent group Thursday released a Colombian army soldier abducted two days ago from an indigenous community in southwest Cauca department, Colombia's El Tiempo daily reported online.Thanks to the "actions ... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Colombian rebels free captured soldier

Leftist FARC guerrillas released a soldier they captured earlier this week in the southwestern province of Cauca, the Colombian national ombudsman's office said Thursday.The rebels handed over Pvt. Miguel Angel Gonzalez to the elders of the Nasa Indian ... [Published EFE - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Panama President Visits Border Site of Clash with Colombia FARC

PANAMA CITY -- President Martin Torrijos visited the border region where Panamanian border guards clashed last week with irregulars from neighboring Colombia, assuring residents that the government would send extra police to the area.He bestowed Panama's ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

One hideout containing war material was found

Bogota. Troops ascribed to 4th Army Division found in La Española village, Lejanias municipality, one cove property of FARC 53rd crew, Jose Antonio Anzoategui.Location of this place was made by Military Gaula and troops seized 20 40mm grenades, 643 7.62mm ... [Published National Army - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

President of Colombia Santos warns enemies of peace process that negotiations will continue

Colombia president Juan Manuel Santos says Colombia will not falter in its attempt to end the conflict, Colombia’s W Radio reported on Wednesday. “We will not break our will for peace that has been demonstrated by all mayors, our struggle for peace can ... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kidnapped Cuban-American Businessman Released in Panama

PANAMA CITY – A Cuban-American businessman kidnapped last April in Panama City has been released, Panamanian police said.Cecilio Padron was handed over to his family on Tuesday, Panamanian television and radio reported.A police spokesman told Efe that ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Colombian Army seized arsenal property of FARC in Valle del Cauca

Santiago de Cali. As part of Sword of Honor campaign plan, troops of Valle Military Gaula ascribed to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Army Division, in coordination with the Technical Investigation Team, seized a large quantity of war material and explosives property ... [Published National Army - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: FARC, Property, Colombia

Quotes

Cuban President Raul Castro, who succeeded his brother Fidel in 2006, said "the world and particularly the people of Latin America have physically lost an emblematic writer and intellectual."
Juan Manuel Santos : " I want to end this conflict with FARC once and for all."
US President Barack Obama said: "The world has lost one of its greatest visionary writers."

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World, hometown hail 'literary giant' Garcia Ma... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 1 hour ago]
World, hometown hail 'literary giant' Garcia Ma... [Published Astro Awani - 1 hour ago]
Colombian Army neutralized four deathtraps in M... [Published National Army - 2 hours ago]
6th Army Division seized war material and found... [Published National Army - 2 hours ago]
Colombian Farmers Prepare for New Wave of Strikes [Published Radio Habana Cuba - 4 hours ago]
Colombian Army found four guerilla camps [Published National Army - 5 hours ago]
World leaders and writers join Colombia in payi... [Published Raw Story - 5 hours ago]
Juan Manuel Santos : '' I want to end this conf... [Published EuroNews - 5 hours ago]
World leaders, writers pay tribute to Garcia Ma... [Published GlobalPost - 6 hours ago]
R.I.P. Gabriel García Márquez: You’ll believe i... [Published TeleRead - 6 hours ago]
Drone Use in Latin America: Dangers and Opportu... [Published InSight Crime - 6 hours ago]
Colombian rebels free captured soldier [Published EFE - 10 hours ago]
FARC releases captured soldier in southwest Col... [Published Colombia Reports - 11 hours ago]
These Internet scammers want your dogecoins to ... [Published The Kernel - 13 hours ago]
World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez [Published The Oregon Herald - 15 hours ago]
Panama President Visits Border Site of Clash wi... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - 16 hours ago]
Spanish Nobel Laureate Gabriel Marquez Dies, To... [Published International Business Times Australia - 16 hours ago]
Spanish Nobel Laureate Gabriel Marquez Dies, To... [Published International Business Times Canada - 16 hours ago]
World Reacts to Death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez [Published New Indian Express - 17 hours ago]
Latin American Herald Tribune - Colombian Rebel... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
Colombia moves to protect wilderness rapidly th... [Published Earthworks - 22 hours ago]
One hideout containing war material was found [Published National Army - Apr 18 2014]
Presidents, celebrities, rebels mourn Gabriel G... [Published Interaksyon - Apr 18 2014]
FARC rebels free captive soldier in Colombia [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 18 2014]
FARC rebels free captive soldier in Colombia [Published China.org.cn - Apr 18 2014]
Obituary: Gabriel Garcia Marquez [Published BBC - Apr 17 2014]
Kidnapped Cuban-American Businessman Released i... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Colombian journalist continues to receive threa... [Published Ifex - Apr 17 2014]
President of Colombia Santos warns enemies of p... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 17 2014]
Two policemen killed in suspected guerrilla att... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 17 2014]
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Bello: Will the real Mr Santos please speak up [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
UNTIL a few weeks ago, nobody seriously thought that Juan Manuel Santos would fail to win a second term in an election on May 25th. By any reasonable standard, his has been a good government. Colombia’s economy is in decent shape, and unemployment ...
Latin America the World’s Most Violent Region [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 15 2014]
Latin America is now the world’s most violent region but is receiving less U.S. military and financial assistance, according to a recent report and other figures. Latin America surpassed Africa as the region with the most murders per 100,000 people, ...
Colombia: Colombia: Humanitarian situation and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Colombia 11-04-2014 The hope of being able to turn the page and leave behind a conflict spanning five decades contrasted with the reality facing the victims of armed violence. The departments experiencing ...
Guinea-Bissau: Guinea-Bissau votes in watershed... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 13 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Guinea-Bissau 04/13/2014 14:57 GMT by Stephane Barbier BISSAU, April 13, 2014 (AFP) - Guinea-Bissau held watershed presidential and parliamentary elections Sunday aimed at ushering in a new era of stability in a ...
Colombia: Colombia: Humanitarian situation and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Colombia 11-04-2014 The hope of being able to turn the page and leave behind a conflict spanning five decades contrasted with the reality facing the victims of armed violence. ...
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Seven FARC rebels killed in Colombian military ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 23 2014]
Colombian military kills 14 FARC rebels [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 21 2014]
Obama welcomes Colombian President at the White... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 03 2013]
Colombia guerrillas free kidnapped U.S. marine [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 28 2013]
Colombia guerrillas free hostage [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 28 2013]
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