The US Department of Justice on Friday reported the arrival from Panama of Alexis Freddy Mosquera-Renteria, a/k/a "Ronald," a/k/a "Ronal," Yarlei Banol-Ramos, a/k/a "Diana," and Jorge Abel Ibarguen-Palacio, a/k/a "Turbo," who are charged with conspiring to provide material support to Colombia's main
left-wing terrorist group, the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - Ejercito del Pueblo (the FARC).
Mosquera-Renteria, Banol-Ramos, and Ibarguan-Palacio were originally captured in coastal waters off of the Republic of Panama on February 22, 2008, after a shootout with the Panamanian National Police, and were later transferred to U.S. custody to face the terrorism charges.
The FARC, whose Spanish name means Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - Army of the People, has been designated by the Department of State as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, and is dedicated to the violent overthrow of Colombia's democratically elected government.
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