US Ambassador to Colombia Kevin Whitaker

US Ambassador: FARC ‘Have Not Complied’ With Colombia Peace Deal

The US ambassador to Colombia publicly aired his country's main grievances with regard to Colombia's peace agreement with the FARC guerrilla group, adding to...
The Common Alternative Revolutionary Force

FARC Entrance to Colombia’s Political Arena Haunted by Guerrillas’ Past

Colombia's demobilized FARC guerrilla group recently launched a new political party, but internal divisions have left the future of the new organization...
Is a Nicaraguan company laundering money for the FARC?

Allegations of Venezuela, Nicaragua Complicity in FARC Money Laundering Resurface

Recent testimony before the US Senate revived allegations that a Venezuela-owned company in Nicaragua may have laundered money for Colombia's demobilizing FARC...
Drug capos are trying to exploit the FARC peace accords

Drug Capos Looking for Way Out Via Colombia Peace Accords

Authorities in Colombia have filtered out more than two dozen drug capos attempting to pass themselves off as FARC guerrillas in order to take advantage of judicial...
The FARC may have earned up to $580 million a year

The FARC’s Riches: Up to $580 Million in Annual Income

The former rebels of what was once Latin America's oldest insurgency, the FARC, continually claimed to have barely any money. And while they did have a lot of...
Many of the FARC's assets have been lost to deserter groups

The FARC’s Riches: Millions Apparently Lost to Dissidents

Formerly the Western Hemisphere's largest guerrilla organization, Colombia's FARC has compiled a full inventory of their wealth following half a century of conflict...
The FARC have probably left many assets undeclared

The FARC’s Riches: List of Assets Fails to Reveal Guerrillas’ Total Wealth

Colombia's demobilized FARC have finally revealed their official list of assets -- worth hundreds of millions of dollars -- but the country's top prosecutor has...
The FARC will now begin reintegrating into civilian life

Colombia’s FARC Finalize Disarmament Today. What’s Next?

August 15 is the final day of the historic disarmament of Colombia's FARC rebels, paving the way for the next crucial part of the peace process: successfully...
Has the threat of "narco-terrorism" in Latin America been inflated?

Weekly InSight: Narco-Terrorism in Latin America, How Real Is the Threat?

In our August 10 Facebook Live session, Senior Editor Mike LaSusa spoke with Simon Fraser University Research Associate Benoît Gomis about the myths and realities...