Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia


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Noun1.Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - a powerful and wealthy terrorist organization formed in 1957 as the guerilla arm of the Colombian communist party; opposed to the United States; has strong ties to drug dealers
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Colombia, Republic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language
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The comments came after Maduro said on Sunday that two missing former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) commanders sought by Colom-bian judicial authorities were "welcome in Venezuela".
Cadete was a top member of a faction of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) who refused to adhere to the peace agreement with the government.
The Farc, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, is now a political party known as the Revolutionary Alternative Common Force.
It was the first presidential election since the signing of the 2016 peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, that ended Latin America's longest-running conflict.
The three newspaper journalists were taken hostage three weeks ago by a faction of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia while investigating drug-fuelled violence on Ecuador's northern border.
Washington Edison Prado had tried unsuccessfully to prevent extradition by claiming membership in the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia E" a status that would have made him eligible for a type of amnesty under a peace deal.
The court upheld most of the provisions agreed in the 2016 peace accord for the special courts, which will mete out alternative sentences like landmine removal for ex-guerrilla leaders from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) who are convicted of war crimes.
Some 7,000 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) are still at demobilization zones set up across Colombia, waiting to be registered so they can rejoin civilian life.
26 protests the government's peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. The peace accord would allow rebels to enter parliament without serving any jail time.
7 (BNA): The Nobel Peace Prize for this year was awarded to the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, for reaching a deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, to end 52 years of conflict in his country.
A Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel prepares a cow's foot to be cooked following the 10th Guerrilla Conference in the remote Yari plains where FARC ratified a peace accord attempting to end 52-year-old guerrilla war between FARC and the state, which has left 220,000 dead.

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