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 5 hours ago - 1 reports

FARC call for truth commission before discussing victims

Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, said Thursday it wants the government to commit to forming a post-conflict truth commission before discussing victim reparation in ongoing peace talks between the rebel group and the government.The FARC, in their ... [Published Colombia Reports - 5 hours ago]
Entities: FARC, Peace Talks, Colombia
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

400 kilograms of explosives property of FARC Eastern Block were destroyed in Meta

Bogota. Forceful results have been obtained through military offensive actions against FARC Eastern Block in Meta; troops of Eastern Specific Command, Omega Joint Task Force, found three coves property of Camilo Tabaco Front, led by alias Robledo, where ... [Published National Army - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

FARC-signed pamphlet threatens Uribe party members and northeast Colombia radio station

Colombian media on Thursday released a leaflet threatening members of former President Alvaro Uribe’s party, workers for multinationals and a radio station in the northeast of the country.Arauca stateThe threatening pamphlet was focused in the state of ... [Published Colombia Reports - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

No “U” in Colombia?

He may have left the office in 2010, but ex-president Álvaro Uribe remains the elephant in the room of contemporary Colombian politics. One of George W. Bush’s closest international allies, he presided over the twin “Colombian Miracles” of the 2000s: ... [Published Stanford Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Drone Use by Latin America Raises Concerns

A new report finds that use of unarmed drones for both civilian and military spying has skyrocketed in Latin America, as the demand for drones increases exponentially in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela.Author Marguerite Cawley notes that drones are changing ... [Published Breitbart.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Colombia ICRC says peace may solve mystery of disappeared

Negotiations between the FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, and the government are in their 17th month in Cuba. The two sides are working through a five-point agenda that would allow the guerrillas to demobilize and enter politics.More than ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Colombia denies move to trim military

Colombian government chief negotiator Humberto de la Calle to the peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group on Wednesday denied rumors saying that officials were negotiating a cut in military forces."I categorically ... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Colombia's Santos reinstates Bogota mayor after court ruling

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday signed a decree to restore Gustavo Petro as mayor of Bogota, just weeks after a judicial authority dismissed him for mismanagement of waste collection.The president's ruling could ... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Colombian Army dismantled a whole explosives factory property of FARC with information provided by a demobilized individual

El Tambo, Cauca. Colombian Army obtained valuable information in order to dismantle a whole factory of improvised explosives, property of FARCs Jacobo Arenas mobile column.Such information was provided by a demobilized individual, who voluntarily surrendered ... [Published National Army - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

One FARC member dropped weapons

Bogota. Ongoing military operations held by troops in Huila department, motivated one FARC member to make the decision of demobilizing.This voluntary surrender took place in Las Palmas neighborhood, Neiva municipality, when before troops of Huila Military ... [Published National Army - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: FARC, Neiva, Demobilization
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Town in central Colombia cut off from state by alleged guerrilla bridge bomb

Colombia’s largest rebel group allegedly bombed a crucial road bridge in Meta state of central Colombia, leaving the affected municipality isolated from the rest of the country, national media reported Wednesday.The most important bridge of the municipality ... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Government alleges ELN and FARC plan joint attacks in May

FARC ’s Oriental Block on January 7, the army confiscated a computer of the insurgency. One of the emails found in the computer revealed FARC’s plans for new attacks in the upcoming ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]

Quotes

"Hemos detectado que organizaciones criminales quieren infiltrar la protesta social a la que tienen derecho los ciudadanos" : @mindefensa
...Cawley writes that several sovereignty disputes have already occurred: "Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina have all accused Brazil of flying UAVs" she notes, and Colombians have used drones for surveillance in Venezuela in response to reports that the Venezuelan government was aiding FARC members...
"My obligation, as president of the republic, is to follow the law and what the justices decide" Santos said after signing a decree ordering the immediate reinstatement of Petro as mayor
"It is my duty to warn Colombians about false rumors circulating in the media, that aim to create a climate of negative opinion around these talks and scare Colombians over the progress of these talks and their future consequences for the country" he said

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FARC call for truth commission before discussin... [Published Colombia Reports - 5 hours ago]
Colombian Army captured one important leader of... [Published National Army - 5 hours ago]
400 kilograms of explosives property of FARC Ea... [Published National Army - 5 hours ago]
Colombia’s defense minister warns for rebel inf... [Published Colombia Reports - 6 hours ago]
FARC-signed pamphlet threatens Uribe party memb... [Published Colombia Reports - 7 hours ago]
Troops of 6th Division reached important result... [Published National Army - 8 hours ago]
Month-long Colombia pipeline shutdown cuts oil ... [Published Reuters - 10 hours ago]
Three guerilla members got demobilized and one ... [Published National Army - 11 hours ago]
Colombia: a major step forward towards the cult... [Published Transparency International - 11 hours ago]
The magician in his labyrinth [Published The Economist - 11 hours ago]
Latino Musician Juanes: Sanando Las Heridas [Published LatinTrends.com - 15 hours ago]
Colombia’s Ocensa hits road as Ecopetrol approv... [Published GlobalCapital - 16 hours ago]
Drone Use by Latin America Raises Concerns [Published Breitbart.com - 17 hours ago]
No “U” in Colombia? [Published Stanford Daily - 18 hours ago]
Colombian president ordered to reappoint ousted... [Published World Bulletin - 18 hours ago]
Paraguay moving closer to Pacific Alliance; exp... [Published Merco Press - 20 hours ago]
Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro reinstated [Published Guardian.co.uk - 23 hours ago]
Colombia: INTERVIEW-Colombia ICRC says peace ma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 24 2014]
Ramirez refuses to obey possible nullification ... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 24 2014]
Colombia denies move to trim military [Published China.org.cn - Apr 24 2014]
Peace negotiator claims rumors undermine milita... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 24 2014]
XINHUA - Colombia denies move to trim military [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 24 2014]
Santos calls Uribe supporters neo-Nazis, says t... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 24 2014]
Colombia ICRC says peace may solve mystery of d... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 23 2014]
INTERVIEW-Colombia ICRC says peace may solve my... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 23 2014]
Back in office—for now [Published The Economist - Apr 23 2014]
Colombian Army dismantled a whole explosives fa... [Published National Army - Apr 23 2014]
One FARC member dropped weapons [Published National Army - Apr 23 2014]
Two guerilla camps were found by troops [Published National Army - Apr 23 2014]
Town in central Colombia cut off from state by ... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 23 2014]
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Colombia: INTERVIEW-Colombia ICRC says peace ma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 24 2014]
Source: Reuters - AlertNetCountry: Colombia By Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA, April 23 (Reuters) - A government peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels may help solve the mystery behind tens of thousands of Colombians who disappeared during 50 years of war, ...
Surge in Unregulated Drone Use by Latin America... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 23 2014]
A new report finds that use of unarmed drones for both civilian and military spying has skyrocketed in Latin America, as the demand for drones increases exponentially in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela. Author Marguerite Cawley notes that drones ...
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 ...
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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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