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Colombia's FARC Agrees to Break Ties to Drug Trafficking: Ex Police Cmdr

Colombia's FARC Agrees to Break Ties to Drug Trafficking: Ex Police Cmdr

As Colombia's government and the FARC rebels accelerate towards a final peace agreement, a former police commander working with the government's negotiating team said the guerrilla group promised to cut all ties with the drug trade. Read More

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As the biggest irregular army in Colombia, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC) operates in various regions of the country in search of resources to fund their 50-year-old war against the government. The FARC is the oldest and most important guerrilla group in the Western Hemisphere. It has long financed its political and military battle against the Colombian government by kidnapping, extortion and participating in the drug trade on various levels.

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