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Colombia Farc Rebels

Colombia's President Hopes FARC Rebels Will Release Hostages Next Week

Reuters | Posted 01.22.2015 | World

BOGOTA, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he hoped next week to secure the release of five captives, including an army ...

Colombian Rebels Agree To Free Kidnapped General

Reuters | Nelson Acosta and Helen Murphy | Posted 01.19.2015 | World

HAVANA/BOGOTA, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Colombian Marxist rebels agreed to release an army general captured by their comrades over the weekend, a move tha...

Colombian Rebels Support Drug Legalization

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 04.08.2013 | World

HAVANA — Colombia's main rebel army called on the government Wednesday to legalize the cultivation of marijuana, poppy and coca leaf, as well as...

FARC Shows Faith in Peace Talks

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

HAVANA -- After nearly five decades of violent struggle and failed attempts at detente, there is plenty of mistrust and bad blood between Colombia's g...

Reports: Rebels Free Hostages After 12 Years

AP | CESAR GARCIA | Posted 06.02.2012 | World

VILLAVICENCIO, Colombia — Colombia's main rebel group on Monday freed what it says were its last 10 military and police captives, returning the ...

FARC Names New Chief

AP | LIBARDO CARDONA | Posted 01.15.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's main rebel group announced Tuesday that it has named a successor to its leader, who was killed in combat this mont...

Colombia FARC Rebels Strive To Reinvent Themselves

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Colombia's FARC is working to reinvent itself after suffering almost seven years of sustained military pressure under President Alvaro Uribe -- a peri...

FARC Rebels To Free High-Profile Hostages

Latin American Herald Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOGOTA -- The release of the captives Colombia's FARC rebels promised to free will take place Sunday, an opposition lawmaker who has acted as a mediat...