Granma | September 14, 2017
The red rose and initials of the new Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces identify the party which has been established by Colombia’s major former guerilla army. Photo: theguardian.com
Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces (FARC). This is the name of the new political party with which former Colombian guerillas are looking to enter the country’s political arena, maintaining the initials they used fighting in the mountains, plains, and jungles for more than 50 years, as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
The name chosen goes beyond formalities and sends a clear message about the group’s objectives following the historic peace agreement signed in Havana last year.Read More »
teleSUR | August 11, 2017
Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said during a BBC interview that Western media outlets are covering political issues taking place in Venezuela in an “irresponsible” manner.
Granma | July 21, 2017
MANAGUA.— President Evo Morales arrived in Managua on July 19, to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution alongside the Nicaraguan people, and interact with participants to the 23rd meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum, which brought together leftist parties and movements from the region, through July 18.Read More »
teleSUR | July 14, 2017
Cuban President Raul Castro at the country’s National Assembly on July 14, 2017 | Photo: AFP
President Raul Castro has repeated Cuba’s support for the Venezuelan government as it faces “an unconventional war” led by “imperialism” and the country’s “oligarchy” in a bid to topple President Nicolas Maduro with a coup.Read More »
Granma | July 04, 2017
LA PAZ.— Bolivian Minister of Communications Gisela López, on July 3, denounced death threats against President Evo Morales, posted on the social network Twitter.
During a press conference, López condemned the offensive and racist texts recently posted on the @evoespueblo account by a user named Exorcismo Bebé.
The Minister also criticized a message by an individual named Saimon which contained the following warning: “Evo, watch out, you’re dead.”Read More »
venezuelanalysis.com | June 30, 2017
Around half the food in a government distribution centre was torched Thursday. (AVN)
Puebla, Mexico, June 30, 2017 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan authorities said Thursday more than 50 tons of food have been incinerated by anti-government groups, amid ongoing attacks on public infrastructure.
The attack took place in the municipality Simon Bolivar in Barcelona, Anzoategui state, when a group of attackers infiltrated a government food distribution centre. The Ministry of Food has stated the attackers set fire to the interior of a warehouse, destroying a stockpile of basic food products awaiting distribution.
Food Minister Rodolfo Marco Torres described the incident as an act of terrorism, blaming opposition supporters.
Granma | June 30, 2017
On June 27, the Colombian people experienced one of the most important days of its history, with the completion of laying down of arms on the part of the Revolutionary Armed Forces- People’s Army (FARC-EP), in the Buenavista area, located in the municipality of Mesetas en Meta.
The first words of the ceremony were spoken by the head of the UN mission in Colombia, Jean Arnault, who emphasized that since August of 2016, the bilateral ceasefire has been fully respected and a total of 7,132 individual weapons have been received in the area.Read More »