Colombia: Nasa indigenous group expel 100 military troops from base

Posted on July 18, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America News

A hundred Colombian soldiers were expelled on Tuesday pushed for a military base in Toribio (Cauca) by Nasa indigenous ethnic seeking to regain control of their territories, which do not stop fighting between the army and police with the FARC. The action was carried out by a large group of Aboriginal expired last midnight after an ultimatum to both the police and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to leave their ancestral lands in the department of Cauca. The eviction of the security forces “makes the situation more tense,” said Secretary of Government of Toribio, Jose Miguel Correa. Read Article

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