FARC and Colombia Reach Accord on Drugs
Posted on Mon May 19, 2014 at 09:06:00 AM EST
Tags: FARC (all tags)
The peace talks between FARC and Colombia reached a new milestone this week, with a partial agreement on drug trafficking.
Under the agreement, FARC pledges to end its involvement in the drug trade and Colombia promises to develop a strategy to combat corruption associated with drug trafficking and to stop eradicating farmer's coca plants and instead focus on alternative crop programs (except where communities refuse to participate in alternative programs or violate the agreement.[More...]
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