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FARC Withdraws Timochenko From Colombia’s Presidential Race

AP Editors Thursday, March 8, 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The political party formed by Colombia's once-largest rebel group withdrew a former guerrilla commander from the race for president on Thursday, citing both criticism of the political process and his serious health problems.

The ex-rebel Rodrigo Londono, more commonly known by his nom-de-guerre Timochenko, won't seek the presidency in the May 27 election, leaders of the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force said. ...

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