Advanced Search

Weekly Report - 3 May 2005

COLOMBIA: Uribe fires new batch of dissident generals

President Alvaro Uribe has carried out his second top-level purge of the army in less than seven months. This time he moved against high-ranking officers who openly opposed the policy of regional joint command of the three armed services, which, after testing during Plan Patriota, began to be implemented last December.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 235 words.

Subscribers: Log in now to read the full article

Not a Subscriber?

Choose from one of the following options