S.Res.208 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the requested release of convicted terrorist Juvenal Ovidio Ricardo Palmera Pineda, also known as "Simon Trinidad", from prison in the United States as a part of the Colombian peace process.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 06/23/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/23/2015 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.208 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/23/2015)
Opposes the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP)'s requested release of Juvenal Ovidio Ricardo Palmera Pineda (Simon Trinidad), who was convicted by a U.S. jury of plotting to hold three U.S. nationals hostage after they were captured in Colombia and was sentenced to 60 years in prison.
Extends sympathies to family members of the victims of FARC-EP atrocities.
Recognizes that this type of action would send a negative message to terrorist groups and undermines the U.S. judicial system.