Handing the mic to EFE (my translation):
A joint operation of the army and air force allowed the destruction of 32 encampments of Front 16 of the FARC, used by the guerrillas to plan terrorist acts in an oil-producing area of Vichada department, official sources said.
The operation, named “Avatar,” took place over the last days in a sector between the villages of Guerima, Puerto Principe and Chupave, in Vichada, according to a statement from the Colombian Armed Forces.
For those who somehow missed the biggest-grossing motion picture of all time, the movie Avatar portrays a heartless military full of redneck gringos who lay a blitzkrieg on innocent forest-dwellers in order to secure access to natural resources.
Just to be clear, this is a serious story. 23 workers were kidnapped (PDF of company statement) from the Talisman-Ecopetrol crew, and although 22 were released, one surveyor remains missing. But that makes me even more mystified: if this is Operation Avatar, who exactly are the Navi?