The Economist | 7/26/2011 10:00:00 AM
July 26th--The FARC is not finished yet
Now there are some worrying signs that the FARC is bouncing back. Those who remain in the outfit are the radicalised hard-core, according to Rafael Guarín, the deputy defence minister. They are concentrating on attacking security forces using landmines and hit-and-run snipers. Last month the FARC kidnapped four Chinese oil workers and ambushed an army unit guarding a bridge in Caquetá department, killing two civilians. On June 29th the guerrillas erected a roadblock on the main road between Medellín and the Caribbean coast. When police arrived, they detonated a bomb, killing a police chief.
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