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Colombian Military Kills 13 Insurgents in Major Blow to FARC’s Drug Operations

The Colombian daily El Tiempo reports that elements of the Colombian Army, Police and Air Force carried out a joint operation early Monday morning, killing...
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8 Insurgents Killed, FARC Control Threatened in Arauca

A clash between government forces and FARC guerrillas near the Venezuelan border left four soldiers and eight insurgents dead, reports the Colombian daily El...
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FARC Respond to Commander’s Death

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have released a public statement in reaction to the death of their top military commander, "Mono...
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Top FARC Leader ‘Mono Jojoy’ Dead

In what President Juan Manuel Santos called the most important strike ever against the FARC, top military commander Jorge Briceño, alias "Mono Jojoy," died...
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Victor Julio Suarez Rojas, alias ‘Mono Jojoy’

Until his death in September 2010, Victor Julio Suarez Rojas, alias "Mono Jojoy," was the top military commander of Colombian rebel group the FARC, head of the...
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37 Dead from Guerrilla Attacks in September

September has been one of the bloodiest months on record in recent years for Colombia's armed forces with guerrilla ambushes taking the lives of 37 security forces...
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Luciano Marín Arango, alias ‘Iván Márquez’

Luciano Marin Arango, alias “Iván Márquez,” was a member of the FARC Secretariat. He is widely considered to have been one of the main political and...
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Peru President ‘Troubled’ by Mexican Traffickers in Peru

In an interview with CNN in Spanish, Peruvian President Alan Garcia said he was very troubled by Mexican cartel presence in his country, EFE news agency reported....
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8 Security Forces Dead in Colombia

El Tiempo newspaper and Reuters report that eight members of the Colombian Armed Forces were killed in attacks in various parts of the country that the authorities...