And success requires a focus on terrorism, not the drug war.
The FARC peace process may have brought an end to open conflict in much of Colombia, but in Nariño it merely transformed it.
The FARC insurgency has roots in the agrarian conflicts of the 1920s-1930s and the period of La Violencia from 1948-58.
A new deal is being finalized to end the war between FARC and the Colombian government.
FARC peace deal suffers a shock defeat at the ballot box, Kunduz under siege again, and the Iraqi government prepares to attack Mosul.
Authorities and rebel leaders have put pen to paper on a historic peace deal. Here’s what will change – and what won’t.
It appears one of the longest-running conflicts in the world is about to end.
For Colombia’s Santos government, the FARC insurgency and the fortunes of Colombia’s energy sector are very much intertwined.
Given the increasing popularity of Alvaro Uribe and his right-wing brand of politics within most parties and key industrial sectors, President Santos will face stiff opposition over the next four years.
In contrast to previous bellicose posturing, Nicaragua’s leftist president offered on Wednesday to mediate talks on behalf of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in an effort to end Colombia’s 44-year civil conflict.