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BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 7/03/07
Anayibe Rojas Valderama, a member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC) also know as ‘Sonia’, was sentenced here, July 2 by Judge James Robertson to nearly 17 years in federal prison on charges of shipping cocaine to the United States.
BY staff | Birmingham, AL | 6/26/07
In northwestern Colombia in 2001, the president and vice president of the mining union Sintramienergetica were taken off a Drummond bus and shot to death by paramilitary death squads hired by the corporation.
BY National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera | United States | 6/12/07
Fight Back News Service urges all our readers to join the June 18 protest to demand freedom for Ricardo Palmera.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 6/12/07
Advocates for the families of 173 people murdered in the banana-growing regions of Colombia filed suit, June 7, against Chiquita Brands International, in Federal District Court in Washington, D.C.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 6/11/07
The chant “Free Ricardo Palmera! Hands off Colombia!” rang out in front of the Federal Courthouse here, June 4, as members of the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera held a picket line to demand his release.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 5/24/07
Colombian revolutionary Ricardo Palmera will go on trial for a second time in early June
BY Colombia Action Network | United States | 5/23/07
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following call from the Colombia Action Network to cut off all aid to Colombia’s death squad government.
BY Angela Denio | Washington, D.C. | 3/29/07
In an intense start to the second trial of Colombian revolutionary Ricardo Palmera, the presiding judge, Thomas F. Hogan, was forced to step down March 26, thus ending his involvement in the Palmera case.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 3/22/07
Ricardo Palmera, a Colombian revolutionary and political prisoner held in solitary confinement by George Bush and the U.S. government, goes on trial for a second time on March 26
BY Katrina Plotz | Latin America | 3/19/07
President Bush embarked on a Latin American tour March 8-14 that included stops in Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico.
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