For FARC’s Sake: Colombia’s U.S.-Sponsored Aggression Destabilizing Andean Region
By Richard Gott, AlterNet. Posted March 8, 2008.
The deaths of two senior FARC leaders will stymie the peace process and any hope for release for FARC’s hostages.
The deaths of Raúl Reyes and Julián Conrado, two senior figures in the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), are clearly a serious blow to the guerrilla organization. It will now call a halt to the release of hostages held by the FARC in the jungle over many years, a process that had been proceeding slowly under the auspices of the Venezuelan president, Hugo Chávez. More…
War between Venezuela and Colombia? (4 March 2008)
Venezuela Closes Trade Border with Columbia
Tensions are increasing between Venezuela and Columbia. Venezuela has closed its trade border with Colombia and the Columbian President wants to put Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez put on trial for financing a terrorist group. More…
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