Operations Destroyer I and Destroyer II, the Army's biggest operations against the FARC in the late 1990s, ended in great frustration for their planners.
In spite of the government and national media vilifying Marulanda, he became a legend to the multitudes of poor campesinos.
Written by Johana Japon - Comandante Jorge Briceño Block
The Serrania of Macarena holds many memories and unique treasures.
Today, March 26, eight years ago, Manuel Marulanda Vélez passed away.
Report from Havana, Cuba - March 26, 2015
Colombia needs the moral restoration of the Republic
Seven years have passed by since Manuel Marulanda V?lez passed away. He was one of the founders and principal leader of the FARC-EP. Comandante Iv?n M?rquez, head of the Peace Delegation, read a statement on behalf of the Central High Command in which he highlights the innate qualities of leadership and humanism of the guerrilla combatant.
This March 26 marks the sixth anniversary of the death of Comrade and Comandante Manuel Marulanda V?lez. By natural causes, about to turn 78, after 60 years of incessant rebellion, the undefeated guerrilla leader walked through the door of immortality, leaving the indelible mark of his work to history.
Six years ago, comandante Manuel Marulanda V?lez passed away in the Colombian jungle. In memory of his revolutionary life and work, the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP in Havana, paid tribute to him with a document about his political ideas.
Havana, Cuba, seat of the peace talks, July 2, 2013
We join the justified happiness shared by all the revolutionaries of Colombia and the people of Our America because of the joint communiqu? and political statement issued by the Summit of Commanders of the National Liberation Army and the FARC-EP held somewhere in the Colombian jungle last month.