In an interview given by Comandante Timole?n Jim?nez, commander in chief of the FARC-EP, to the Insurgency Broadcast, he spoke about the meeting with Juan Manuel Santos' brother and others important issues.
Written by C?sar Rodr?guez Garavito, taken from this website
An agreement recently concluded between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels promises both peace and justice, and deserves support by human rights advocates.
Report from Havana, November 4, 2015
Havana, Cuba - The Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP, represented by Comandante Iv?n M?rquez, who read a poem dedicated to the late Comandante Alfonso Cano before reading today's communiqu?, made an appeal to the National Government to use common sense in order to meet the stipulations of the General Agreement and the rest of the agreements, but also what logic and natural reason teach us is necessary to move this peace process forward, as a gateway to reconciliation of Colombian society.
Translated from Hispantv, taken from this website
At least 800 former members of the Colombian Armed Forces will enter Yemen to support the offensive of the Saudi regime and its allies, according to military sources.
Written by Noticias UNO, taken from this website
"If FARC becomes a legal political force and cuts its ties to criminal activity, we?ll be able to treat them like any other political force in the country," said Bernard Aronson, the USA?s special envoy for the peace process in Havana, Cuba.
Today, there is a lot of news on TV about the situation in Venezuela. They say that in Venezuela there are crimes, shortage of basic items, violence, that there's no freedom of speech, that there are innocent people in jail, that there's no democracy, and other biased news to make people believe that socialism, not only in Venezuela, but in all countries, is something old, obsolete and doomed to failure.
Sometimes it seemed that to change this society, so that we wouldn't be just numbers anymore in our class enemy's instrumental statistics, but a real opponent, so that history would lead a man like comandante Manuel Marulanda to build a strong popular power from below and fight, often only with the force of moral, against enemies who have infinitely greater resources, was impossible;
On November 24 and 25, Dutch minister Ploumen of foreign trade and development visited Colombia, where she led a trade mission comprising energy companies, a delegation of Dutch parliamentarians and different NGOs. She visited the Department of Cesar and, more specifically, the mining companies Drummond and Proteco.
Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, November 8, 2014
Urgent Press Release
Through the media, the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP has learned about the serious and unfortunate events in the district of San Francisco, municipality of Torib?o, Cauca department, reporting on the death of the indigenous guards Antonio Tumi?? and Daniel Coicu?.
Written by James Petras, takenn from: http://petras.lahaine.org/?p=2010
There are many fabrications and false assumptions underlying the Colombia peace negotiations between the Santos regime and FARC ? EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ? Peoples Army). The first and most egregious is that Colombia is a democracy. The second is that the Santos regime pursues policies which enhance non-violent social and political activity conducive to integrating the armed insurgency into the political system.