Ivonne Rivera Le?n
She joined at the age of 15 in 2005, in the 40th Front of the Block Comandante Jorge Brice?o.
?I am daughter of guerrilla fighters and I became aware of the need to change the country, and seeing and experiencing their suffering first-hand, I decided to join and accompany my parents".
She joined at the age of 15, in 2004. She entered in the Front Jacobo Pr?as Alape, Block Comandante Jorge Briceno.
"I'm from Retorno, Guaviare and because of the massacres and displacements by the paramilitaries in my region, I took the decision to join the FARC".
He joined at the age of 16 in 1981, in the 14th Front. He is member of the Central High Command of the FARC-EP and is part of the leadership of the Block Comandante Jorge Brice?o.
"I entered the FARC-EP because of massacres and torture conducted by the army against farmers in my region".
He joined on July 20, 1979, at the age of 16 in the third Front. He is member of the High Command of the Block Comandante Jorge Brice?o.
"I entered the FARC-EP because I saw a lot of injustice committed by the State".
He joined at the age of 18 in the year 1996, in the front Antonio Nari?o of the Block Comandante Jorge Brice?o.
"I joined the FARC-EP because in a country like ours, the struggle for justice is paid by the regime with repression and death. That is why the armed struggle is not an option but an urgent need until conditions change".
(Another eight members had arrived one week earlier. Get to know them here)