Colombia’s government, rebels sign modified peace agreement

Colombia’s government, rebels sign modified peace agreement

Colombia tried a second time to achieve peace, with its government and largest rebel group signing a revised deal to end its brutal conflict following the surprise rejection of an earlier peace accord by voters in a referendum. Government negotiator Humberto de la Calle and rebel negotiator Ivan Marquez announced the new, modified deal Saturday […]

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 […]