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MARY O’GRADY: Devilish Dealmaking in Colombia

Wall Street Journal —The FARC terrorists repay President Santos’s peace negotiations by executing 11 soldiers.

The predawn execution of 11 Colombian soldiers in the province of Cauca by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on April 15 is shaping up as a defining moment for President Juan Manuel Santos. 66 more words

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After a deadly combat in Cauca, the Colombian peace process continues despite of a severe loss of trust

Bogotá, 23 April 2015. © Olivier Vogel

Amidst two and half years of negotiating a framework for a peace agreement in Havana, the process is facing its most serious challenge after the temporal… 701 more words

Leech, Gary M. Beyond Bogota: diary of a drug war journalist in Colombia. Boston: Beacon Press, 2009.

Gary Leech is a journalist who decided to travel into a territory controlled by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC). He wished to inspect the Coca fields that had been fumigated by the Colombian army on the behest of the United States government, which provided at the time billions of dollars of military aid. 400 more words

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Conscious Curls: Colombia Reinstates Air Raids Against The FARC After Soldiers Are Killed

Conscious Curls- The things we should be talking about (usually) in 250 words or less

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A sad Conscious Curls today.

Background on the Colombian Civil Conflict: 360 more words

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Obama Administration Aiding Terrorists Again

A 2012 U.S. Department of State memo reported “the Government of Cuba continued to provide safe haven to approximately two dozen Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) members.” Furthermore it reads, “In past years, some members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were allowed safe haven in Cuba and safe passage through Cuba.” 59 more words

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