The members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, were killed on Thursday after receiving thousands of dollars from the victim of the extortion plot near the central city of Ibague, the army said.An army spokesman declined to provide the name of the victim, but said she is a cousin of the former president.Gaviria, chief of Colombia’s opposition Liberal Party, was president from 1990 to 1994 and headed the Organization of American States from 1994 to 2004. His sister, Liliana Gaviria, was killed in a botched FARC kidnapping in 2006. (Reuters)
The future of Colombia Reports is under threat. The country's largest independent news website needs your help. Please become our patron.