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 23 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

‘FARC’ attack in southwest Colombia kills small child, 3 injured

An alleged FARC attack in the southwestern state of Cauca left a two year-old child dead and three more injured after a supposed attack on state forces with improvised mortars hit a nearby farmhouse, local media reports.The attack, which occurred in the ... [Published Colombia Reports - 23 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Colombia: FARC Battering Afro-Colombian Areas

Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Colombia Atrocities by Guerrillas, Criminal Groups Go Unpunished (Washington, DC) – Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas are committing widespread abuses with impunity in the mostly Afro-Colombian ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

200 soldiers sent to protect civilians after ‘FARC attacks’ in southwest Colombia

A fleet of special forces soldiers are being sent into the southwest state of Putumayo to protect citizens after an increased amount of attacks on oil tankers allegedly by Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC.The operation, dubbed “Shock Bishop,” ... [Published Colombia Reports - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Girl dies in western Colombia bombing

BOGOTA - A girl was killed and two others were wounded in a grenade attack attributed to FARC guerrillas in western Colombia, officials said Thursday.Suspected leftist rebels with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia launched two home-made grenades ... [Published ENCA - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Colombia, Bombing, FARC
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Congressman brings cut-outs of FARC, AUC leaders to Colombia Congress

A representative of the Democratic Center Party brought cut-outs of three FARC and two paramilitary leaders to the floor of Colombia’s Chamber of Representatives as he made a speech on Wednesday.While trying to make a point about the legal legitimization ... [Published Colombia Reports - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

FARC camps located in Meta

Villavicencio,. FARC bandits feel pressure exerted by troops and abandon their camps. Their financial system has also been affected because troops had located their labs used to manufacture alkaloids. These are the reasons why FARC attempt against civil ... [Published National Army - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

A FARC printing house was dismantled in Valle

Santiago de Cali. In a military operation performed by Third Army Brigade and CTI, troops located a clandestine printing house property of FARC Victor Saavedra Column.The operation took place in El Retiro village, Tulua municipality, Valle del Cauca where ... [Published National Army - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Colombian Army fights against FARC in Antioquia

Antioquia. Troops of 18th Army Mobile Brigade, Nudo de Paramillo Task Force, Seventh Army Division, performed an operation against FARC in El Ocal village, Ituango municipality, Antioquia.Based on information provided by the community, troops of 103th ... [Published National Army - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 10 reports

Attacks put strain on Colombian peace talks

World Bulletin / News DeskPeace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC guerilla group are under threat over recent rebel attacks on the country’s infrastructure, President Juan Manuel Santos has declared.The attacks by the FARC, as the Revolutionary ... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Peace Talks, FARC, Colombia
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Santos: Infra attacks threaten FARC talks

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos warned guerrilla group the FARC that continued attacks on the country's energy infrastructure could derail peace talks .Santos' comments, made in a government statement, follow the latest attack attributed to the ... [Published Business News Americas - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 12 reports

Colombian rebels killing ‘with impunity’

Human Rights Watch says abuses by the Farc guerrillas are continuing in the country’s lawless Pacific coast despite two years of peace talks ... [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

FARC STEP UP ATTACKS, “PEACE PROCESS AT RISK”

“Keep this up … and this peace process can end”, stated Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos in a warning to FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) guerrillas after an escalation of attacks. The government has been engaged in a peace process ... [Published Misna - Jul 30 2014]

Quotes

...said that the Church condemns the escalation of violence that has been going on in the country in recent weeks and reiterated that this scenario "should not mean a setback to the peace negotiations that are taking place in Havana"
"Americans shouldn't be forced to finance those who are actively working against them, as a basic matter of prudence" he writes. "The Export-Import Bank operates outside of common sense."
"The FARC launched these devices without aiming and sent them against the civilian population" said Cabra
"The Colombians have a significant marine corps, and Colombia is a significant partner in our counter-narcotics operations,” Barby was quoted as saying in the release. “It is absolutely critical that we maintain a good relationship."

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Colombia: FARC Battering Afro-Colombian Areas [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 15 hours ago]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Colombia Atrocities by Guerrillas, Criminal Groups Go Unpunished (Washington, DC) – Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas are committing widespread abuses with impunity in the mostly Afro-Colombian ...
Colombia: Girl dies in western Colombia bombing [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Colombia 07/31/2014 14:10 GMT BOGOTA, July 31, 2014 (AFP) - A girl was killed and two others were wounded in a grenade attack attributed to FARC guerrillas in western Colombia, officials said Thursday. Suspected ...
Bello: I, the Supreme [Published The Economist - The Americas - 21 hours ago]
NO SOONER had Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s president, secured himself a second term in a run-off election in June than he announced that he wants to prevent such a thing happening again. He will propose a constitutional change barring immediate re-election ...
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It should have been a pretty straightforward case. Retired Venezeulan general Hugo Carvajal, who was a close confidant of the late Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez and head of Venezuela’s intelligence service, was indicted in Miami on federal charges ...
Colombia: FARC Battering Afro-Colombian Areas [Published Human rights news - Jul 30 2014]
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas are committing widespread abuses with impunity in the mostly Afro-Colombian city of Tumaco and its surrounding rural areas. (Washington, DC) – Revolutionary ...
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