Juan Manuel Santos

Former Venezuelan Political Prisoner: ‘I Saw Men Crucified’

Venezuelan student leader Lorent Saleh spent four years behind bars for peaceful resistance to the socialist regime of Nicolás Maduro. Released this month, he offered several interviews this week from his new home in Spain, describing in gruesome detail the wide variety of torture methods he experienced and saw in use during his imprisonment.

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Colombia Sees Biggest Cocaine Boom Ever After Deal with FARC Communists

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime revealed in a report Wednesday that Colombia produced record yields of cocaine in 2017, a major blow to joint U.S.-Colombian investment in dissuading peasants from harvesting coca leaf and an outcome some conservatives predicted as inevitable to peace talks with the Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

A "cambullon" (small lab to produce cocaine base paste) at a clandestine farm in southeast Columbia

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.

Timeline of Venezuelan president 'drone attack'

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's FARC suspends campaigning citing threats to candidates

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.”

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

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.

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

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.

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 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.

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 …