Colombia

Ex-FARC rebels eye Gustavo Petro as Colombia's new hope

Many former FARC fighters see the presidential candidate building a lasting peace in the country if he wins.

Ex-FARC rebels eye Gustavo Petro as Colombia's new hope

Latin America

Colombians vote in first presidential election since peace deal

Voters head to the polls amid concerns about corruption, peace and the Venezuela crisis.

Colombia

Colombia: Former FARC fighters feel betrayed by government

Former FARC members claim they are being hunted and armed paramilitary groups are once again rising in former FARC territory in Colombia.

Latin America

War crimes tribunal investigating Colombia's war atrocities

The tribunal’s president says the goal is to obtain some sense of justice, even if the crimes were greater than any penalty to be imposed.

Colombia

Will the ex-FARC leader's arrest threaten peace?

While analysts say the arrest is a 'serious blow' to FARC, they say it could bolster the peace process in the long run.

Will the arrest of an ex-FARC leader threaten peace in Colombia?

FARC

FARC leader's arrest sends 'bad message' for peace

Jesus Santrich was arrested in Bogota on charges of planning to smuggle $320m worth of cocaine to the US.

Colombia

Can football heal old wounds in Colombia?

As former FARC rebels try to reintegrate into society, will the country's most popular sport help ease the transition?

Can football heal old wounds in Colombia?

FARC

Colombia: Where did the FARC's former rebels go?

More than 55 percent of former FARC rebels have left the 26 reincorporation zones set up under the 2016 peace agreement.

Why are former FARC rebels leaving reintegration camps?

FARC

Why did FARC fail its first electoral test in Colombia?

While the now-political party wasn’t expected to make gains, analysts blame a failure to reinvent itself for its showing

Colombia: Why did the FARC 'fail' its first electoral test?

FARC

Colombia: FARC performs poorly in first electoral test

Conservative parties, who opposed the 2016 peace deal with the FARC, take lead in parliamentary elections.

Colombia

Colombia's ex-FARC rebels face first electoral test

FARC participates in first electoral contest since it transformed itself into a political party following the 2016 peace deal.

FARC

Former FARC rebels make debuts in Colombian elections

After more than 50 years of fighting, former FARC rebels are running for office, but are facing violence and intimidation and are struggling to reach outside their traditional base.

Opinion

Colombia's 'fake' peace in tatters

As the FARC is forced to fight for a place in mainstream politics, Colombia's hard-earned peace is under threat.

Fabricio Chagas-Bastos

by Fabricio Chagas-Bastos

Fabricio Chagas-Bastos

Colombia

The new struggle for Colombia's countryside after FARC

The peace deal with the rebel group has left a power vacuum the government is struggling to fill.

The new struggle for Colombia's countryside after FARC

Colombia

Colombia: Fragile peace a year after the referendum

A new mother and former FARC fighter, an ex-FARC commander, a peace worker and senator reflect on 2016 peace accord.

Colombia: Fragile peace a year after FARC referendum