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War

Halfway through Robin Kirk’s More terrible than death and the dynamics and reasons for the Colombian conflict are still as opaque to me as they were before I started reading it. 205 more words

Colombia

FARC Terrorism Sabotages Colombia's Oil Industry, Environment

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) escalated their attacks against Colombia’s oil industry in the first half of 2015, but widespread rejection and criticism is mounting from the country’s citizenry.

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Latin America

Colombia suspends air strikes against FARC camps

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has ordered government forces to suspend air strikes against camps belonging to FARC rebels.

The move comes days after the FARC began a month-long unilateral ceasefire in a bid to accelerate peace talks. 176 more words

State Building

Colombia's President Orders Halt to Bombing of Rebel Positions

Sputnik – 26.07.2015

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos ordered to suspend air strikes on positions of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), he said via his Twitter microblog.

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Militarism

Have you heard of the Reintegration process in Colombia?

Reintegrating former guerrilla members has been in the top of  the “to do list” for the Colombian government since 2002 when President Uribe cracked down guerrilla organizations, thus in an effort for a reconciliation and to set up clear and fair rules of law to offset uncertainties among the population, a Program for Reincorporation to the Civil Life (PRVC, for its acronym in Spanish) was created and focused on demobilized people through psychosocial care, academic training and access to the national health system. 213 more words

Latin America

Ecuador Captures FARC member with ties to narco-paramilitary gang.

Originally posted in Insightcrime.org

Ecuadorian authorities announced the capture of Diego Mauricio Mejia Rojas, an alleged finance chief of the 48th Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, which operates along Colombia’s southern border with Ecuador. 90 more words

Latin America

Yet more chavista thugs

Yesterday we started out on a little tour through the swamps of chavista criminality. First up was Hugo Carvajal, a longtime pal of Hugo Chávez who served as his main conduits to the FARC terrorist group, with which the Bolivarian regime enjoyed very friendly relations. 572 more words

Human Rights