Plan Colombia - Linda Panetta / Optical Realities
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Overview: Our purpose for traveling to Colombia in 2001 was two-fold. First, to better understand and see first-hand the effects of the US-sponsored fumigation campaign in the Putumayo region. Second, to bear witness to the violence being perpetrated by the Colombian military and paramilitary forces (United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia /Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia, AUC), -- who act with complete impunity and in conjunction with the Colombian military to instill terror in the populace.

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