It was in the context of political violence against the Patriotic Union (5,000 assassinated in the 80s and 90s of the 20th century) that Victoria Sandino Simanca (Tierralta, Córdoba, 1965) joined the struggle of the FARC-EP. It was December of 1992.
Last week several media, including RCN television and Blu Radio, reproduced the stories of a supposed FARC former-guerilla, who spent her time in smearing the commanders and guerrillas, for what she called permanent sexual harassment.
A few days ago I attended the graduation ceremony of a second group of pardoned FARC members.
Good afternoon. I wanted to make a few remarks publicly as I conclude this visit, which is the fifth time that I have been to Colombia over the past two and half years.
Bogotá, 16 November 2017
Mr Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, President of the Republic
Palace of Nariño, Bogotá.
Timochenko has been nominated FARC candidate for the Presidential elections that will take place in Colombia next spring.
Here his words to voters.
With the enactment of the sentence C-17 of 2017 the Constitutional Court has declared the Legislative Act 001 of 2017 that creates the Integral System of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Non-Repetition;
Last Tuesday, the meeting of the National Political Council of our party, FARC, had a very pleasant interruption.
A complaint was filed by the Eduardo Umaña Mendoza Legal Brigade before Mr. Brigadier General Jorge Luis Ramírez Aragón, general director of the National Penitentiary and Prison Institute - INPEC - against the Director of the La Picota Prison and the INPEC Guard for the events that occurred On Friday, November 10, 2017, when dozens of political prisoners were brutally crushed after a raid on the cells at dawn hours.