Weeks after the Colombian government and FARC rebels announced a “historic” deal on transitional justice, negotiators are still working on major issues, reportedly including a judicial exemption for former heads of state.
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos sent his brother to privately meet with FARC rebel leader “Timochenko” in Cuba to negotiate a conclave between negotiators that could speed up three-year-long peace Full Article »
Three years after the peace talks with the FARC began, President Juan Manuel Santos implied that he would have to resign if the Colombian people reject an eventual peace deal.
Colombians will have the option to vote either “yes” or “no” to an eventual peace deal with FARC rebels with a plebiscite, the Senate decided on Wednesday.
Colombia’s government and FARC rebels are negotiating peace, hoping to agree to a bilateral ceasefire to take effect within a month. However, there remain serious obstacles that could potentially derail the peace Full Article »
In the event of peace with Colombia’s government, FARC rebels will demobilize. However, some fronts have already indicated that they will not participate in the demobilization process.
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday said he will ask the United Nations to monitor a pending truce with FARC rebels and verify the warring parties’ compliance to the Full Article »
Three years after peace talks between the Colombia’s government and FARC rebels began, many items lie scattered across the negotiations table. Here’s a break-down of the five most significant achievements so far.