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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Juan Manuel Santos

In Boost For Faltering Process, Colombia’s Santos Wins Nobel Peace Prize

“The peace accord was indeed a major achievement and, although the referendum was a setback, hopefully this award will help peace-builders maintain the momentum needed to keep the process moving forward,” said Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Director Dan Smith

October 7, 2016
A member of the 51st Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) walks at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia, August 16, 2016. REUTERS/John Vizcaino

In Close Vote, Colombia Turns Down Peace Deal With FARC Rebels

Opponents of a peace deal between the Colombian government and FARC rebels to end a decades-old civil war appeared to have gained a narrow referendum victory on Sunday.

October 3, 2016
Cuba's President Raul Castro (C) stands as Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, better known by the nom de guerre Timochenko, shake hands in Havana, September 23, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Colombia And FARC Sign Historic Ceasefire Deal

Negotiators signed the cease-fire agreement on Thursday in the presence of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC commander Rodrigo “Timochenko” Londono at a ceremony in Havana.

June 24, 2016