After more than half a century of war, with about 220,000 lives lost and millions of people displaced from their homes, Colombia and the rest of the continent are celebrating. Peace is finally within reach.
This week, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, signed a peace accord expected to be ratified by the people in a nationwide referendum on Sunday.
Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday evening ending a half-century of combat that caused more than 220,000 deaths and made 8 million homeless, the AP reports. Underlini...
HAVANA/BOGOTA, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Colombia’s government and leftist FARC rebels will unveil a final peace deal on Wednesday to end a 50-year-old guerrilla war, one of the world’s longest conflicts which took the country to the brink...
The government on Monday ended a war with the FARC rebels, ending a conflict that killed as many as 220,000 people and displaced more than 5 million.
The nearly half century of war between the government of Colombia and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) that left over half a million Colombians dead and three million displaced may finally be coming to an end.