Colombia’s government has reached a deal with FARC rebels to end its decades-long civil war.
The agreement, reached after years of negotiations in Havana, sets the terms of reparations. It will also include the establishment of a special tribunal.
Earlier in September, the FARC rebels and the Colombian government said they had come to an agreement to hold special courts in order to try former fighters, who included rebels, government soldiers and members of right-wing paramilitary groups.
The two sides have set March 2016 as a deadline to reach a final deal.
So, is that now possible? And how is it different from previous attempts to make peace in Colombia
Presenter: Hazem Sika
Paloma Valencia – Senator from Colombia’s Democratic Centre party
Ana Maria Ibanez – Professor of Economics, University of the Andes, Bogota, Colombia
Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli – Human rights advocate at the Washington Office on Latin America
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