The Central High Command of the FARC-EP communicates to the public that on April 16, 2017 in the village of La Guayacana, Llorente, in the municipality of Tumaco, Nariño, our comrade Luis Alberto Ortiz Cabezas, Pepe, has been murdered.
In an interview with Prensa Rural, FARC-EP commander Jairo Quintero spoke about the implementation of the Final Peace Agreement signed in Havana last November.
The Verification Commission on the Implementation of the Final Agreement, gave the green light to the formation of the High Instance with Ethnic Peoples.
With 61 votes in favor and two against this initiative was approved, on the last debate, by the plenary of the Senate on Monday night.
On March 6, in the library of the Distrital University, the FARC-EP held a press conference on the "Progress Report on Transitional Zones of Normalisation (ZVTN)", related to the period February 1 - March 1 of this year.
The guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP), meeting in the Temporary Zone of La Elvira, Cauca, with great satisfaction, report to have successfully completed the first national gender workshop held throughout our organization's history.
The representative of the High Commissioner Office for Human Rights in Colombia rings the alarm about the failures in the implementation of the agreements.
Imelda Daza Cotes, a spokeswoman for the movement Voices for Peace, which brings together citizens in the defense of the peace agreement, made a historic intervention on Monday, December 19, in the Congress of the Republic in the debate on the approval of a draft amnesty and pardon bill for those in arms.
To achieve the signing of this Definitive Agreement, we Colombians have lived through more than seven decades of violence, half a century of open war, thirty-three years in peace processes, five years of debates in Havana, the disenchantment of the October 2 Plebiscite and the most historic effort to achieve the majority consensus of the nation.
In a letter addressed to President Santos, 40 MEPs from different political parties and groups supported the new peace agreement with the FARC and called for a speedy endorsement, keeping the victims at the center of the agreement.