Latin America

Colombian former FARC dissident 'Guacho' killed by military

After extensive manhunt, Colombian police and military kill Walter Patricio Arizala, leader of the Oliver Sinisterra Front, a group of former FARC rebels that refused to sign the 2016 peace deal.

Latin America

Will 'thousands killed by Colombia's army' get justice?

Families fear transitional system will delay justice for those killed by Colombian military during war with FARC.

Colombia false positive scandal: Families demand 'greater truth'

Colombia

Ex-FARC rebels sworn into Colombia's Congress

Outgoing president calls for protection of peace as several former rebel fighters become legislators.

Ex-FARC rebels sworn into Colombia's Congress

FARC

Why many ex-FARC rebels won't give up on peace

Election of right-wing Duque puts 2016 deal at risk, but many ex-rebels say they're now even more determined for peace.

FARC members: We won't back down on peace, even with Duque

Latin America

Colombia: Peace process tops voters' minds in polarised election

Conservative Ivan Duque faces leftist Gustavo Petro as Colombians vote in first presidential poll since FARC peace deal.

Colombia: Peace process tops voters' minds in polarised election

Colombia

Colombia election: Ivan Duque may jeopardise FARC deal

Critics fear Duque will be little more than a puppet of a former president with a questionable past, but those in the business community welcome his economic policies.

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?