FARC: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Narcoterrorism

Published: March 27, 2020

USA has charged Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other senior Venezuelan officials with narcoterrorism, corruption, drug trafficking and money laundering. About Narcoterrorism The term narcoterrorism refers to the use of violence, intimidation and other kinds of terror attacks to influence the policies of a government with regards to drug trafficking. The term was coined in ..

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Colombia passes FARC amnesty law

Published: December 30, 2016

Colombia’s Congress passed a law granting amnesty to Marxist FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) rebels as part of historic peace deal reached between rebels and Government. The Senate passed the bill 69-0 votes after the House of Representatives approved it by 121-0 votes. This is another step to formally end to 52 years of ..

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Colombia: 110 FARC cadres pardoned as part of the Peace Deal

Published: December 15, 2016

The government of Colombia has pardoned 110 FARC rebels as a part of the peace deal which has put an end to 52-year old conflict. The pardons which have been granted apply only for the political crimes. It does not cover grave offences like rape and killings. All the pardons which have been granted will ..

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Colombia and FARC rebels sign revised peace deal

Published: November 25, 2016

Colombia has signed a revised peace agreement with FARC rebel groups aimed at ending half a century of war that has killed more than 220,000 and internally displaced millions. The agreement has been reached less than two months after a plebiscite narrowly rejected the original agreement. The talks to reach the deal were taking place ..

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Colombia Government, FARC rebels sign revised Peace Agreement

Published: November 25, 2016

Colombian Government has signed revised peace agreement with the country’s largest rebel movement, Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). The revised document was signed between President Juan Manual Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londono in Bogota, capital city of Colombia. This is the second attempt undertaken by Colombian Government to end Latin America’s longest-running conflict ..

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