Opinion articles and different features on (forced) recruitment of children in the FARC-EP, demonstrate a lack of knowledge of the guerrillas by many. In other cases, it shows a clear intention to mislead it.
Simanca Judith Herrera, known inside the FARC as 'Victoria Sandino', is one of the 12 women interviewed for the book 'Women: peace, politics and power', recently published by Ediciones Aurora.
With great satisfaction, we have recently known and read the open letter signed by you, in which with great civil courage and patriot responsibility, you make a call to moderate the language used in the debate about the possibility of reaching peace agreements with both the FARC-EP and the ELN.
The whole Peace Delegation, led by the Commander in Chief, will go to the Park Victor Hugo, to pay tribute to Irish patriot Bobby Sands who died on hunger strike 5 May 1981, his death followed by that of 9 comrades protesting agains the British government.
The FARC-EP published an extensive chronicle on their website www.farc-ep.co, describing the life of “El Paisa”, showing that “things generally aren’t what they seem like, investigate and understand them is much more useful than shoot and slander (…)”.
On a new International Workers Day it's important to remember and realize the complexity of the trade unions struggle in Colombia, and the urgency of international solidarity with Colombian working class and its union movement.
Written by Tanja Nijmeijer, member of the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP in Havana, Cuba
Taken from: http://www.globalrights.info
From 19 to 21 April 2016 the United Nations hosted in New York a special session of the General Assembly on drugs (UNGASS).
Of the issues under discussion in Havana, although the national government, the ultramontainous right and the mainstream media did not highlight it, the most important for its content and significance is that related to paramilitarism and security guarantees.