The recent presentation of a bill to reform the law, allowing a referendum to coincide with the normal date of another public electoral process, is not such a clear fact as the national government tries to present it.
A country which he doesn't like, because it doesn't look like the London he dreams of, is on the streets, demanding changes, facing the authorities, calling for different policies
President Santos never misses an opportunity to manipulate. After all, he's a business man from the world of the big media, used to distort and belittle opposing points of view. He didn't scruple to assert before the military High Command, that the commander of the FARC-EP had written an article complaining about the fact he was considered a high-value target. That's his problem. On this side, we never resort to the distortion of what was said by the President, we prefer to interpret his words in their exact meaning.
"Here we go, here we go" ... was the sly reply of General Sergio Mantilla when reporters asked him how close the army was to Timoleón Jiménez. He repeated like a parrot what the President said, that the war will end soon by hook or by crook. And he used the occasion to warn our delegates in Havana that they are still a highly strategic objective, so they shouldn't even think about leaving the peace process, or Cuba, because they would lose all their guarantees.
Interview with FARC Commander
News from Colombia | on: Friday, 25 January 2013
Below is a translation of an exlusive article and interview published by Colombian Opposition Newspaper, VOZ, with Timole?n Jim?nez, Commander-in Chief of the FARC. This is the second interview with him since the beginning of the peace talks: