Letters to the Editor

Fight the FARC

Re the April 16 report In Colombia, FARC attack shatters a fragile cease-fire:

Why should anyone, including President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia, be surprised by the killing of 11 Colombian soldiers and the wounding of another 20 by the FARC?

Santos is an intelligent man, and as former minister of defense he directed the fight against the FARC, causing it important military losses, and he got to know this communist guerrilla movement very well.

These peace negotiations in Havana that began in 2012 are nothing more than a macabre joke on Colombian citizens. The FARC neither has, nor ever will have, any interest in ending its guerrilla war that started in the 1960s, unless the Colombian army resolves to defeat them.

V.T. Rodriguez, Miami