Post Profile

Will Peace with the FARC End Violence in Colombia?

"I return to the United Nations today, on the International Day of Peace, to announce with all the strength of my voice and my heart, that the war in Colombia has ended" Exclaimed President Juan Manuel Santos to the General Assembly in New York this week. A peace accord was signed on August 26, 2016 in Havana, Cuba, between the leaders of Colombia and the FARC, Colombia's foremost opposition group, and faces a referendum on October 2nd.
read more


Related Posts

Colombia's FARC rebels ready to return to war if talks fail: president

News : Reuters: World News

MEDELLIN, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia's leftist FARC rebel group is prepared to return to the battlefield, especially in urban areas, if peace negotiations with the government fall apart, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thurs...

Colombia's Santos says justice main hurdle to rebel peace deal

News : Reuters: World News

BOGOTA (Reuters) - The biggest hurdle to signing peace with Colombia's FARC rebels and ending a half century of war is getting the Marxist group to agree to face punishment for human rights abuses, President Juan Manuel Santos told ...

Colombia's Santos calls for deadline on FARC peace talks

News : Reuters: World News

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday warned that the country's patience with Marxist FARC rebels is wearing thin and that the peace process to end five decades of war must have a deadline.

Columbian government set to announce ‘historic’ peace deal with FARC rebels

News : The Raw Story

Colombia’s government and FARC rebels are expected to make what President Juan Manuel Santos called a “historic” announcement Wednesday on a peace deal to end their half-century civil war. Sources close to the peace negotiations sai...

Colombian president signs historic peace deal with FARC rebels. What’s next?

News : The Rundown News Blog

It was a historic moment: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shaking hands after signing a peace agreement on Monday with Rodrigo Londono, the FARC rebel leader once hunted in the jungles of Colombia. Continue reading ? The post...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC