Category Archives: Latin America

Colombia’s FARC Guerrillas “Took Up Arms to Make Ourselves Heard”


By Patricia Grogg Sandra Ramírez on Havana’s malecón, or seaside drive. Credit: Patricia Grogg/IPS HAVANA, Sep 27 2012 (IPS) – It’s hard to imagine her in guerrilla fatigues, carrying a 25-kg backpack and firing shots to repel an enemy attack, or diving for cover from aerial bombardment. She is known as Sandra Ramírez, and she has left the field of

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