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FARC USA

Revocation of the Terrorist Designations of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and Additional Terrorist Designations (US Department of State)

The Department of State is revoking the designations of the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) pursuant to Executive order (E.O.) 13224, as amended. We are also announcing the designation of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) and Segunda Marquetalia, as FTOs pursuant to Section 2019 of the INA and as SDGTs under E.O. 13224, as amended. We are also designating the respective leaders of those organizations, Luciano Marin Arango, Hernan Dario Velasquez Saldarriaga, Henry Castellanos Garzon, Nestor Gregorio Vera Fernandez, Miguel Santanilla Botache, and Euclides Espana Caicedo, as SDGTs under E.O. 13224, as amended.

Revocation of the Terrorist Designations of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and Additional Terrorist Designations – United States Department of State

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Colombia FARC USA

Rubio: Dropping FARC from terrorist list threatens Colombians, US security (Mychael Schnell, The Hill)

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Wednesday said that removing the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, from the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO) would threaten Colombians and U.S. security.

Rubio: Dropping FARC from terrorist list threatens Colombians, US security | TheHill

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(Colombia/FARC) Killings of Colombia ex-FARC fighters persist amid peace process (Steven Grattan, Al Jazeera)

Since demobilising in 2017, former rebel fighter Manuel Antonio Gonzalez has faced numerous death threats and lost his son in a bloody murder.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/18/killings-of-colombia-ex-farc-fighters-persist-amid-peace-process