U.S. secretly helps Colombia kill rebel leaders

Dec 22, 2013

U.S. secretly helps Colombia kill rebel leaders

by Dana Priest

The 50-year-old Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), once considered the best-funded insurgency in the world, is at its smallest and most vulnerable state in decades, due in part to a CIA covert action program that has helped Colombian forces kill at least two ...

Security around Uribe tightened over murder plot

Nov 13, 2013

Security around Uribe tightened over murder plot

Colombia’s government said Tuesday it was tightening security after details emerged of a FARC rebel plot to murder ex-President Alvaro Uribe. The accusation comes as the present Colombian government is engaged in delicate peace talks with the rebels, and it was not immediately clear ...