Colombia’s FARC rebels order definitive ceasefire

Colombia’s FARC rebels order definitive ceasefire

Colombia’s FARC rebel force ordered a definitive ceasefire late Sunday as part of an accord to end 52 years of conflict with the government. “I order all our commanders and units and each one of our combatants to definitively cease fire and hostilities against the Colombian state from midnight tonight” (0500 GMT), top FARC leader […]

Colombia reaches historic peace agreement with FARC rebels

Colombia reaches historic peace agreement with FARC rebels

Colombia’s government and FARC rebels announced Wednesday that they have reached a historic peace deal to end their half-century civil war that cost hundreds of thousands of lives. After nearly four years of negotiations in Cuba, the two sides announced a final deal, which President Juan Manuel Santos said would be put to a decisive […]