The rebel announcement raises the possibility of more bloodshed between the Colombian military and the rebel army it's been fighting for fifty years. Peace talks, however, were not halted.
The Tuesday night attack in Cauca state left 11 servicemen dead, renewing fears among optimistic Colombians that an end to five decades of internal war is farther than hoped.
Guerrillas are active at the Ayotzinapa Normal School campus, students tell VICE News. But tactics have changed and maybe the lines have blurred since guerrilla warfare in Mexico in the 1960s and 70s.
Galeano, a Zapatista teacher, was killed in an attack on May 2. His death has caused a wave of anger, solidarity, and calls for justice.
Music has been one of the FARC's propaganda tools, but they had previously focused on the more traditional Colombian genre of cumbia.
The agreement is seen as a step toward a solution against the war on drugs and guerrilla conflict that has taken more than 200,000 lives.
Colombia's 50-year-long conflict continues, but rebel and government representatives returned to discussions in Havana on Monday.
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