When Machetera saw the photos of the terrible destruction of the FARC camp in Ecuador, something struck her. She asked a friend to take a look. Her friend served in the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces and so could be presumed to know a thing or two about combat scenes.
“Do you see what I see?” she said.
“Yeah,” he said. “They were shot.”
This translation comes from an article by Decio Machado, reprinted at http://www.rebelion.org but originally sourcing from vamosacambiarelmundo.org (letschangetheworld.org)
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