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ALERT: Cuba-backed narco-terrorist group FARC announces it will resume terrorist activities

FARC

by Alberto de la Cruz

Raul Castro, Juan Manuel Santos, and FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono in Havana, September 23, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

It’s not like the Marxist FARC ever really stopped being a terrorist organization that has murdered, raped, and kidnapped innocent Colombians for decades. And it’s not like they ever stopped financing their terrorism by trafficking in narcotics. It’s also not like they ever had any intention of laying down their weapons after the so-called peace deal or that Cuba’s Castro dictatorship would ever stop supporting their terrorist activities. This announcement just makes it official.


TRAVEL ALERT: Rebel Groups Fighting In Colombia Region Norte de Santander

Travel Alert

 

The governor of a province in north-eastern Colombia has declared a state of emergency over fighting between rival rebel groups.

William Villamizar, governor of Norte de Santander, said the measure was necessary to assist people displaced by the clashes.

He said about 1,000 families had fled the fighting and 4,000 children were unable to go to school.

The EPL and the ELN are fighting for control of a coca-growing region.

Much of the Catatumbo region on the border with Venezuela used to be under the influence of the Farc rebels.