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 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Liliany Obando – “My only crime is belonging to the Colombian left-wing”

From her latest prison cell, the human rights defender and political prisoner Liliany Obando offers a personal account of her most recent arrest.Six years after being the first person linked to the so called “FARCPOLITICA” trial, I am now writing about ... [Published Communist Party of Australia - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Hard hits against FARC terrorist and logistic structures in Caqueta

Florencia. In offensive operations performed by Jupiter Task Force, Sixth Army Division, troops have reached significant results in Caqueta. Four FARC members got demobilized and a minefield was neutralized.The first operation took place in the suburbs ... [Published National Army - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Troops destroyed FARC explosive material and located a hideout in Guaviare

San José del Guaviare. In offensive operations performed by 22nd Army Jungle Brigade, Fourth Army Division, troops prevented a terrorist attempt against law enforcement officials performing eradication tasks, and located a hideout containing war material ... [Published National Army - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Colombian Army located a FARC hideout containing three tons of grenades in Nariño

Pasto, Nariño. In military operations performed by Pegaso Task Force, Third Army Division, troops located a hideout containing 550 improvised explosive devices property of FARC Mariscal Sucre column.The operation took place in Ricaurte municipality, Nariño, ... [Published National Army - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

FARC leader’s apology was from the heart: Colombia conflict victim

A woman whose family was massacred by FARC guerillas has received a “heartfelt” apology from the chief peace negotiator of Colombia’s largest guerilla group during a break in the ongoing peace talks in Havana, Cuba, according to Colombia’s Semana news ... [Published Colombia Reports - 19 hours ago]
Entities: FARC, Colombia, Guerrilla, Cuba
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Latin America Poses Security Challenge to US

The multiple crises faced by the United States, such as the Gaza crisis, the expansion of the Islamic State of Syria (ISIS), the Levant in Iraq and Syria, and the Russian takeover of the Crimea as well its offensive in Eastern Ukraine, have pushed Latin ... [Published NewsMax.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Colombian Army neutralized seven FARC members in Cauca

Suárez, Cauca.. In offensive operations performed by Apolo Task Force, troops fought against FARC structures in Suarez and Paez Belalcazar municipalities, Cauca.As a result of the confrontations, two members of FARC Miller Perdomo Colum and FARC 6 Front ... [Published National Army - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Colombian Army deactivated a minefield in proximity of a school and reported significant results against FARC 40 Front.

La Macarena. In military operations performed by Rapid Deployment Force against FARC 40 Front, troops prevented several terrorist attempts in Meta.In Santa Elena village, Mesetas municipality, troops neutralized two antipersonnel mines which FARC terrorists ... [Published National Army - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

In military operations, two individuals were captured in Huila

Neiva. Under the Sword of Honor II Campaign Plan, troops of 12th Road and Energy Special Battalion, Ninth Army Brigade, supported by Huila Police, captured two member of FARC Terrorism Support Network.The operation took place in El Vergel village, Suaza ... [Published National Army - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Troops of Tenth Armored Brigade in combat with FARC 59 Front killed two terrorists and seized lots of war material

Troops of 10th Campaign Artillery Battalion,Tenth Armored Brigade, First Army Division, supported by 1st Aviation Mobility and Maneuver Battalion and 3rd COLAF Air Combat Command, while performing operations against FARC 59 Front, killed in combat two ... [Published National Army - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Colombia's president meets new cabinet over second-term strategy

BOGOTA, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Colombia's recently reelected President Juan Manuel Santos Monday met here with his new cabinet to map out the political strategy for his second term .The meeting agenda includes measures for economic development, solutions ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 7 reports

Colombia military experts will assist in peace process: Govt

A group of military experts will advise the negotiating team in Havana on issues such as demobilization and weapons delivery, local media reported Saturday.At the end of a security council meeting this weekend, Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon announced that ... [Published Colombia Reports - Aug 18 2014]

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...He is the author of " Latin America in the Post-Chavez Era: The Threat to U S Security." Fleischman is an adjunct professor of sociology and political science at Florida Atlantic University Honors College and FAU Lifelong Learning Societ...
"At some point, given the conditions, yes (to the bilateral ceasefire). And I can tell now that this committee, created by officers at the highest level, will be installed on Friday" Santos said in an interview published on Sunday in El Tiempo
"We must accelerate, because the sooner we reach the end of the conflict, the more lives we will save" Santos said
In a joint statement, both sides said they "will work following the 10 guidelines previously agreed, especially in the recognition and guarantee of the victims' rights."

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Political Prisoner Liliany Obando on hunger strike [Published Communist Party of Australia - 4 hours ago]
Liliany Obando – “My only crime is belonging to... [Published Communist Party of Australia - 4 hours ago]
Troops destroyed FARC explosive material and lo... [Published National Army - 4 hours ago]
Troops neutralized a terrorist attempt against ... [Published National Army - 4 hours ago]
Colombian Army located a FARC hideout containin... [Published National Army - 4 hours ago]
Hard hits against FARC terrorist and logistic s... [Published National Army - 4 hours ago]
Gandásegui: Panama, Colombia and NATO [Published Panama News - 17 hours ago]
FARC leader’s apology was from the heart: Colom... [Published Colombia Reports - 19 hours ago]
Latin America Poses Security Challenge to US [Published NewsMax.com - 20 hours ago]
In military operations, two individuals were ca... [Published National Army - 20 hours ago]
Colombian Army deactivated a minefield in proxi... [Published National Army - 20 hours ago]
Colombian Army neutralized seven FARC members i... [Published National Army - 20 hours ago]
Troops of Tenth Armored Brigade in combat with ... [Published National Army - 20 hours ago]
Colombia's president meets new cabinet over sec... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 19 2014]
Monday Memo: Marina Silva – Colombian Peace Tal... [Published Americas Quarterly - Aug 18 2014]
Colombia military experts will assist in peace ... [Published Colombia Reports - Aug 18 2014]
2 Colombian soldiers dead, 2 more injured defen... [Published Colombia Reports - Aug 18 2014]
Conviction for a stinger trap in The Notorious ... [Published Mature Times - Aug 18 2014]
Colombian president says gov't, rebel to discus... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 18 2014]
Government, rebels to discuss final ceasefire: ... [Published Oneindia - Aug 18 2014]
Government, rebels to discuss final ceasefire: ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 18 2014]
Colombian president says gov't, rebel to discus... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 18 2014]
Hong Kong stocks open 0.05 pct lower [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 18 2014]
Families of victims of Colombia's political vio... [Published Morning Star Online - Aug 18 2014]
Quartz Daily Brief—Asia edition—Market turmoil,... [Published Quartz - Aug 18 2014]
Colombian gov't, FARC pledge to work for rights... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 17 2014]
Colombia government, FARC rebels thank victims ... [Published Colombia Reports - Aug 17 2014]
Next Media Video: Columbian cops arrest FARC ki... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 17 2014]
Columbian cops arrest FARC kidnapper, jailbreak... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 17 2014]
Colombia Victims Join Peace Talks [Published The Palm Beach Post - Aug 17 2014]
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Colombia: Victims of Colombia's armed conflict ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 17 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Colombia 08/17/2014 01:03 GMT HAVANA, August 17, 2014 (AFP) - Victims of the decades-old conflict pitting FARC rebels against government forces testified at peace talks Saturday, pushing for "truth" to form the foundation ...
Colombian Victims Meet With FARC in Havana [Published Talkleft - Aug 17 2014]
Saturday, for the first time, some victims of the decades of violence in Colombia met directly with FARC members at the Peace Talks in Havana.The victims told the BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Havana that they were listened to by the negotiators...[[ This ...
Victims of Colombia’s armed conflict testify [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 17 2014]
Victims of the decades-old conflict pitting FARC rebels against government forces testified at peace talks Saturday, pushing for "truth" to form the foundation of any accord.The 12 victims, some of whom came face-to-face with representatives of the perpetrators ...
Gibraltar's Cigarette Smuggling Epidemic is the... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 16 2014]
The European anti-fraud agency OLAF has recently announced that between 2009 and 2013 the European Union (EU) lost €700 million in taxes as smugglers cross into Spain to sell cigarettes at half the prices.  Two hundred Marlboro in Spain are €47 ...
Colombia: Colombia peace talks turn to reparati... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Colombia 08/12/2014 14:46 GMT HAVANA, August 12, 2014 (AFP) - Peace talks between the Colombian government and leftist guerrilla group FARC resumed Tuesday, focused on the delicate topic of dealing with the 5.3 million ...
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IOM Supports Colombian Government and Civil Soc... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - May 16 2014]
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