Report: Biden Administration To Take Colombian Rebel Organization ‘FARC’ Off Terrorist List

Report: Biden Administration To Take Colombian Rebel Organization ‘FARC’ Off Terrorist List


The Biden administration is set to drop the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a rebel group from Colombia, from a terrorist groups list, according to a report. 

As reported by The Wall Street Journal, “[t]he officials said the move could come no later than Nov. 30,” which would be during the five-year commemoration of the peace deal made between the former President Juan Manuel Santos and rebel members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

“Negotiated with U.S. support, the agreement ended a 52-year-conflict and resulted in Mr. Santos winning the Nobel Peace Prize,” The Journal noted. After the agreement was reached, FARC started to disband and 13,000 people put down their weapons.

The Journal added: 

The administration is also exploring whether to place militant groups made up of

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