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FARC: History and Raison D’etre

On December 3, 2018, Posted by , In Colombia,Information Reports,Latin America, With Comments Off on FARC: History and Raison D’etre

Written by Brecken Denler             The FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) traces its roots back to the 1950’s era struggle called “La Violencia.”[i]  These battles were between conservative and communist factions within the country.  Small communist groups banded together and adopted the FARC…