Former rebel leader Jesus Santrich attends a press conference announcing the new political party Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces, in Bogota, Colombia, on Sept. 1, 2017. Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, voted overwhelmingly to change the group's name to the Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces, scrubbing any reference to its armed past. Since both names in Spanish carry the acronym FARC, its common use name will remain unchanged.
Former rebel leader Jesus Santrich attends a press conference announcing the new political party Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces, in Bogota, Colombia, on Sept. 1, 2017. Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, voted overwhelmingly to change the group's name to the Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces, scrubbing any reference to its armed past. Since both names in Spanish carry the acronym FARC, its common use name will remain unchanged. Fernando Vergara AP
Former rebel leader Jesus Santrich attends a press conference announcing the new political party Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces, in Bogota, Colombia, on Sept. 1, 2017. Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, voted overwhelmingly to change the group's name to the Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces, scrubbing any reference to its armed past. Since both names in Spanish carry the acronym FARC, its common use name will remain unchanged. Fernando Vergara AP

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