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Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio: Time to Put FARC Back on the Foreign Terrorist Organization...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., introduced a bill reclassifying the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) as a terrorist group with U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., co-sponsoring it. The bill will “reimpose terrorism sanctions...

Maria Elvira Salazar, Dan Crenshaw Champion Bill to Deny Visas For Colombian Terrorists

Last week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., introduced the “No Foreign Adversaries Residing in our Communities Act (No FARC Act).” The bill “denies visas to current and former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces...

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Write Biden, Stressing Their Opposition to Removing FARC From Terrorist...

This week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--sent a letter to President Joe Biden following the U.S. State Department’s decision to remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) from the...

Ron DeSantis, Florida’s Senators Oppose Taking FARC Off Lists of Foreign Terrorists

Last week, Republican officials from Florida called upon the Biden administration to keep the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on the U.S. State Department’s list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO). Reports emerged that FARC...

Florida Delegation Backing Resolution to Support Colombia

Over in the U.S. Senate, Florida’s two senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--are working with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on the resolution “reaffirming the United States’ commitment to Colombia." Rubio praised that nation as “America’s strongest ally in the Western Hemisphere.” 

Florida Congressmen Warn About Growing Violence in Colombia

More than 20 protesters in Colombia have been killed by the police. 

Florida Congressional Republicans Call on Senate Committee to Press Biden Appointees on Cuba, Venezuela

On Saturday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., and new U.S. Reps. Carlo Gimenez, R-Fla., and Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the incoming chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the current chairman and slated to remain the top Republican on it, on the matter. 

Marco Rubio Backs Mike Pompeo’s Continued Opposition to Maduro in Venezuela

On Monday, Pompeo addressed the media and said the U.S. continues to back Guaidó, thanking him “for joining a huge group of countries today who’s working on fighting terrorism all around the world, including in Venezuela.”

Marco Rubio Tells William Barr to Investigate, Prosecute the Maduro Regime

On Friday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr urging him to establish a special unit to investigate and prosecute crimes committed by Nicolás Maduro and his regime controlling Venezuela.

Marco Rubio Urges State Department, Treasury to Designate Maduro’s Militia Groups as Terrorists

In the letter, Rubio pointed to the Maduro regime’s ties to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the National Liberation Army (ELN), and the Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) and Hizballah.

Bill Posey Proves Instrumental in Getting Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act Through House

On Monday, the U.S. House approved a bill giving Americans impacted by international terrorism better access to the judicial system.