Cuban Sugar Missile Crisis: A FARC connection?
Another headache for the virulent Castro dictatorship defenders (AKA "Cuba Experts") who continue to insist the Cuban regime is not a State Sponsor of Terrorism and actively lobby for their removal from the list.
Panama Canal: Was the FARC the intended recipient of the Cuban weapons?
Colombian terrorist/crime group FARC (which stands for Colombian revolutionary armed forces in English) is currently in peace talks with the Colombian government. The negotiations are taking place in Cuba, while the FARC insist that they will not surrender their weapons, will not disarm, and will not serve time in prison. They want a similar deal to that of the IRA in Northern Ireland.
In the meantime, elsewhere in Latin America, Panama stopped a North Korean freighter suspected of smuggling drugs, and, after a tussle with the crew, a suicide attempt by the captain, and the captain’s heart attack, they find, hidden behind sacks of Cuban brown sugar 240 metric tons of “obsolete defensive weapons”: two Volga and Pechora anti-aircraft missile systems, nine missiles “in parts and spares,” two Mig-21 Bis and 15 engines for those airplanes.
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