Former FARC leader Ivan Marquez, centre, and other ex-commanders announced that they are taking up arms again on Thursday. Photo: EPA

Colombia’s FARC guerillas say 2016 peace has failed, call for armed revolution

  • A small cadre of rebel hardliners have vowed to resume their insurgency in a major reversal for the country’s efforts to end decades of bloody fighting
  • The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) was initially founded in 1964 and grew to become the region’s largest and most effective guerilla army
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Former FARC leader Ivan Marquez, centre, and other ex-commanders announced that they are taking up arms again on Thursday. Photo: EPA
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