Colombian rebels' negotiator calls match between Cuban National Team and Tampa Bay Rays a "symbol of peace"
Fans watch an exhibition baseball game between the Cuban National team and the MLB Tampa Bay Rays at Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana. Photo: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst,
22 of March 2016 15:10:56
HAVANA - A contingent of 40 members of Colombia's FARC rebels, including their leader Rodrigo Londono were at a baseball game in Havana on Tuesday that was also attended by U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of his historic trip to the Communist-led island.FARC negotiator Pastor Alape confirmed their attendance and said the game between the Tampa Bay Rays and a Cuban team was a "symbol of peace." A Reuters witness also spotted the rebels there.The representatives of the Marxist-led Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are in Cuba for peace talks with the Colombian government.U.S. Secretary of John Kerry met on Monday with the FARC negotiators and the team representing the Colombian government at the talks.
El mundo entero apoya la paz de Colombia (Kerry) pic.twitter.com/CKtmRgasCc— Iván Márquez (@IvanMarquezFARC) 22 de marzo de 2016