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Colombia President Extends Truce in Hope of Reviving Peace Deal

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia on Thursday extended a cease-fire with the country’s largest rebel group through the end of the year as he seeks to revive a peace accord to end five decades of war after voters rejected the deal in a referendum. 337 more words

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So! (en) | Radio piece on Colombia's historic peace deal

The deal brought an end to a 52-year-old war with las FARC, however, the ultimate choice was on the hands of the Colombian people who rejected the deal in the referendum of October, 2nd. 211 more words


What Comes Next For Juan Manuel Santos and Colombia?

This past Sunday was the absolute low point for Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. His signature achievement—a peace accord signed last month to end a half-century-old guerrilla war with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as (FARC)—had just been rejected by Colombian voters… 1,149 more words

Colombian president wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending 50-year war

OSLO – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been selected as this year’s winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee rewarded Santos “for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end.” 140 more words


Yes. There is Peace in Colombia


A breakthrough vote just happened in Colombia. A vote that is confusing to many. It needs to be re-negotiated and will go forward again to be ratified by the Colombian people. 807 more words

Colombia's Rebels Are Left in Limbo as Peace Deal Flounders

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As peace talks in Colombia advanced over the past year, 7,000 rebel fighters began slowly emerging from their jungle hideouts hoping for, if not a hero’s welcome, at least an outstretched hand from fellow Colombians tired of a half century of bloody combat. 990 more words

US Suspending Talks With Russia on Syria ‘Not Surprising’

The United States cutting off bilateral dialogue with Russia regarding the implementation of a ceasefire in Syria is not an unexpected development given the nature of alleged violations, former US Assistant Secretary of Defense Lawrence Korb told Sputnik. 310 more words