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U.S. and Colombia Relations

On March 11, 2019, Posted by , In Brazil,Colombia,Information Reports,United States, With Comments Off on U.S. and Colombia Relations

Written by Mckay Dayton Research Compiled by Alejandra Herrera The U.S. and Colombia have had a strong relationship for much of Colombia’s 200-year history due to Colombia being one of the oldest democracies in Latin America. Known for having a past full of terrorism from infamous drug cartels, Colombia has…

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…