Latest Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Stories
By Frank Bajak Associated Press VILLAVICENCIO, Colombia -- Not long after two top commanders of Latin America's last major rebel army were killed -- one in a raid, the other by a turncoat bodyguard -- Diego Canizares decided to call it quits.
CARTAGENA, Colombia _ John McCain's trip here Tuesday was part of an unusual three-day presidential campaign swing to Latin America with a dual message for voters back home.
Ecopetrol closes oil pipeline after guerilla attacks in Colombia BOGOTA, June 23 (Xinhua) -- The Colombian Petroleum Company (Ecopetrol) suspended Monday the oil flow in the border regions with Venezuela, after guerillas attacked the country's most important Cano Limon-Covenas oil pipeline.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian rebels holding 62 hostages, including three Americans and former presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, called on Monday for "face-to-face" talks with the government on a prisoner exchange.
PARIS (Reuters) - Colombia's largest rebel group is open to exchanging hostages for the release by the government of its guerrillas but plan is at a standstill, a spokesman for the rebels said in an interview released on Wednesday.
By Patrick Markey BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe began a second term on Monday promising to seek peace and more social investment without sacrificing the gains won through his hard-line stance against leftist guerrillas. In a region that has seen a rise of anti-U.S.
By Patrick Markey BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Soldiers patrolled and helicopters clattered overhead in Bogota on Monday for the inauguration of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, re-elected with a mandate to battle rebels and drive economic growth.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Four police and a civilian were killed by a car bomb in the Colombian city of Cali on Friday, bringing to 29 the number of deaths blamed on leftist rebels ahead of Monday's presidential inauguration.
BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - A Colombian rebel accused of kidnapping three Americans in 2003 was captured on Thursday after buying a car that police say he planned to use to bomb Monday's presidential inauguration.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Fifteen soldiers were killed in a rebel ambush in northern Colombia and three more people died in other attacks on Monday, a week before President Alvaro Uribe starts his second term.
- A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.