Tag: Juan Manuel Santos

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C) gestures between his wife Cilia Flores (L) and Defence Minister General Vladimir Padrino during a ceremony to honor the National Guard in Caracas

Six Arrests in Venezuela After Alleged Assassination Attempt on Maduro

Venezuelan police announced six arrests on Sunday with the promise of more to come following an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro using explosive-laden drones. Maduro ally President Evo Morales of Bolivia accused the U.S. government of masterminding the plot, a charge swiftly denied by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton.

Violence has broken out at some FARC campaign stops -- like this one on February 7 the town of Yumbo, which forced the party's presidential candidate Rodrigo Londono to cancel an appearance

Colombia: FARC Terrorists Cancel Election Campaign After Crowds Pelt Them with Eggs

Members of Colombia’s Marxist FARC terrorist organization – who Bogotá has allowed to field candidates in the 2018 elections – indefinitely suspended all its campaigns on Friday after crowds pelted presidential candidate “Timochenko” with eggs and rocks at his campaign stops, chanting “rapist” and “murderer.”

Colombia grants special legal treatment, amnesty and pardon to Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) members accused of political and related crimes

U.N.: Colombia’s FARC Terrorist Reform Program ‘Not Going So Well’

United Nations Assistant Secretary-General of Human Rights Andrew Gilmour lamented the state of Colombia’s program to integrate communist terrorists into civilian society on Friday, warning that, if the plan fails, the terrorists have a “strong chance” of going “back to something worse.”

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for reaching an historic deal with the FARC

Colombia’s FARC Terrorists to Launch Political Party in September

Colombia’s Marxist FARC terrorists have announced that they will launch a political party in the nation’s capital in September, the product of years of peace negotiations with the government of Juan Manuel Santos that will also allow most in the terrorist group to escape prison sentences.

FARC guerrillas march in column during a review at their camp in the Transitional Standardization Zone in Pondores, La Guajira department, Colombia on April 3, 2017. The Colombian government reported that the FARC guerrillas provided a total list with the names of the 6,084 members of the rebel group who …

Colombia: FARC Terrorists Abduct Ranchers, UN Employee as Peace Deal Kicks In

The Colombian government is preparing to reintegrate members of the FARC Marxist narco-terrorist group into its society as they undergo their first round of rehabilitation. FARC terrorists continuing to stage bombings and kidnappings have marred the process, however, which the Colombian people voted against last year.

COLOMBIA, - : TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Hector Velasco Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas listen during a "class" on the peace process between the Colombian government and their force, at a camp in the Colombian mountains on February 18, 2016. They still wear green combat fatigues …

Colombia Approves First Amnesty Requests from Terrorists Under FARC Deal

The Colombian government announced Wednesday that it had approved for an amnesty and rehabilitation program four members of the Marxist terror organization FARC, the beginning of the implementation of a peace deal expected to allow 4,500 terrorists to reintegrate into society.

Opponents to the peace deal signed between the Colombia government and rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, attend an event to promote the "No" vote in the upcoming referendum in Bogota, Colombia, Saturday, Oct 1, 2016. Colombians go to the polls on Oct. 2 in a referendum …

Colombia Proposes Second FARC Deal to Override the People’s ‘No’ Vote

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has announced the conclusion of a new “peace deal” with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a Marxist terrorist group. This agreement appears to be designed to avoid a national referendum and thus another round of humiliation if the people reject it again.

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos is kissed by his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez during a press conference after being awarded with the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize at Casa de Narino presidential palace in Bogota, on October 7, 2016, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos dedicated his Nobel Peace Prize Friday to …

Nobel Flip-Flop: Colombia Wins Peace Prize After All

On the eve of the announcement of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, various experts and committee members predicted a Peace Prize for Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, was “out of the question” thanks to the Colombian people rejecting an amnesty deal for the FARC.

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos makes the victory sign after voting in a referendum to decide whether or not to support the peace deal he signed with rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

Colombia to End FARC Ceasefire on October 31

President Juan Manuel Santos has announced that, as the Colombian people voted “no” on a negotiated amnesty deal with the FARC terrorist group, Bogotá will be forced to end its ceasefire with the group at the end of the month.

A man reads a newspaper with the headline that reads in Spanish: "Colombia said No" in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. Voters rejected a peace deal with leftist rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, by a razor-thin margin in a national referendum Sunday, dismissing years of …

Colombia: ‘Peace’ Deal Failed Because FARC Victims Refused to Forget

The Colombian government and leaders of the FARC terrorist organization have returned to negotiations following the narrow defeat of a brokered peace deal that would have allowed most FARC terrorists to return to civilian life without serving prison time and would have seen the group evolve into a Marxist political party.