Juan Manuel Santos, president of Colombia and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize believes there is no need for a second referendum. Objections made by the peace deal's opponents were taken into account and congress approved a revised deal.
President Juan Manuel Santos and the leaders of the FARC, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, signed a peace deal on November 24, 2016. Has the goal been achieved?
Several Latin American countries fear that the crisis in Venezuela will unleash a wave of refugees. Colombia wants to help, but it fears proposed border refugee camps could aggravate the problem more than alleviate it.
Colombia signed a peace deal with FARC rebels last November. But large swathes of the county are still mired in violence, as smaller armies try to gain control of the territory. Manuel Rueda reports from Buenaventura.
Members of the now disbanded FARC have nominated ex-leader Rodrigo Londono, known as 'Timochenko,' to run for president in next year's election. Londono and other ex-rebels may face trials for human rights crimes.
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