Colombia presidential vote poses test for FARC peace deal
Voters went to the polls Sunday to choose a new president of Colombia in a divisive election that is likely to weigh heavily on the future of the government's fragile peace deal with the former rebel movement FARC.
Colombia to resume peace talks with ELN
Negotiations with the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) have stalled even as the government begins implementing a peace deal with the larger Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
Nobel Peace Prize for Nigerian leaders?
“Nigeria will reach a deal with Niger Delta militants in 2017.” That is the topmost prediction by SB Morgen, one of the up and coming, risks analysis, intelligence and consulting groups in Nigeria.
Colombia's slow action on peace deal leaving 'power vacuum', UN warns
The UN warned Friday that Colombia was moving too slowly in implementing its peace accord with leftist FARC rebels, which resulted in a "power vacuum" that could be exploited by gangs.
Colombia peace accord wins Senate approval
Colombia's Senate has approved a revised peace accord between the government and the FARC rebel group, taking a first step toward ratifying an agreement that was rejected by voters.
Colombia to sign revised peace deal
Colombia's government and FARC rebels will sign a controversial revised peace accord Thursday to end their half-century conflict, which is set to be ratified despite bitter complaints from opponents.
Colombia's Santos says hopes for new FARC deal by Christmas
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said in an interview Sunday that he hoped to secure a new deal with FARC rebels by Christmas, warning that any further delay could make the peace process "explode".
Colombia's chief peace negotiator offers to resign
The Colombian government's chief negotiator in peace talks with the FARC, Humberto de la Calle, offered his resignation Monday after voters narrowly rejected a peace deal with the rebels.