New Final Peace Agreement signed in Bogota

Read the whole speech of Comandante Timoleón Jiménez: Click here In a different scenario from the previous ceremony (on 26 September) today in the Colon Theatre of Bogota, some eight hundred guests have witnessed the signature of the new Final Peace Agreement between the FARC-EP and the Colombian Government. The »sounds« of this ceremony were also different. While in Cartagena the protocol seemed to have been very strict, here in Bogota, people didn’t seem to follow »procedures« so strictly. Indeed when the presenter announced, that after the signature it would…

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Communiqué On First Front of the FARC-EP

With regard to the statement released by the media, in which some former members of First Front express their decision to divert from the Peace Process that is underway in Havana, the High Command of Jorge Briceño Block of the FARC-EP reports to the public opinion: The FARC-EP is a political-military organization of revolutionary character, in which each squad or basic unit is also a political cell. The latter is the instance of democratic debates within our organization, complemented by the General Assemblies of Guerrillas, balance meetings and finally the…

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Pathways for revolution and socialism are still being explored

In an extremely synthetic way, given the space limitations, we could marshal the main criticisms launched from the radical left against the peace process in Havana and against the FARC-EP in simple formulas, in the idea of ​​establishing their degrees of validity and relevance. Apparently, for some sectors, we, the champions of armed insurgency and violent revolution, have now become reformists, traitors and simple social democrats.

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Joint Communique #75: FARC and Colombian government announce ceasefire

Havana, Cuba, June 22, 2016 The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP inform to the public that we have successfully reached an Agreement on a Bilateral and Final Ceasefire and Cessation of Hostilities; Decommissioning of Weapons; security guarantees and the fight against criminal organizations responsible for homicides and massacres or that target human rights defenders, social movements and political movements, including the criminal organizations that have been labelled successors of paramilitarism and their support networks, and the prosecution of criminal conducts that threaten the implementation of the agreements…

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Joint Communique of the FARC-EP and Colombian government: Expedite in Havana and de-escalate in Colombia

With the purpose of: – Strengthening the confidence of Colombian men and women in the peace process and trust between delegations; – Expediting the construction of agreements on all remaining aspects of the Agenda of the General Agreement; and – Creating conditions for the implementation of the Final Bilateral Cease of fire and Hostilities (Sub-point 1 of item 3 “End of Conflict” of the Agenda of the General Agreement). The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP have decided to:

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FARC-EP reports that sub-lieutenant Cristian Moscoso Rivera is in its hands

The Central High Command of the FARC-EP reports that sub-lieutenant Cristian Moscoso Rivera, who belongs to Jungle Brigade No. 27 of the Sixth Division of the National Army, as a result of combats between the FARC and the Army in the town Lebanon on the road to Mansoyá – Santana (Putumayo), is in hands of Front 32. He is lightly wounded and is being given the necessary medical assistance.

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FARC-EP announces sixth unilateral ceasefire

Yesterday, the FARC-EP announced their sixth unilateral ceasefire for one month, to be started on the 20th of July 2015. Here is the full communiqué in English: Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, July 8, 2015 We welcome and integrally embrace the call made yesterday in Havana by the guarantor and accompanying countries at the peace talks. We welcome the express request by the parties, calling for the urgent de-escalation of the armed conflict, restrict as much as possible most of operations of all types that cause victims and…

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