Colombia says FARC wanted to make radioactive bomb

Mar 4, 2008 GENEVA (Reuters) — Colombia said on Tuesday that FARC [Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia] rebels had been planning to make a “dirty bomb” with radioactive material, threatening the entire Latin American region. The charges by Vice-President Francisco Santos, at the United Nations-sponsored Conference on Disarmament, marked a dramatic turn in a regional crisis that has seen Venezuela and Ecuador cut diplomatic ties with Colombia. Full Report