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

Witness

Children of the FARC: Baby Boom in Colombia's Jungles

Two Colombian guerrilla fighters prepare to give birth for the first time, as their rebel army lays down its arms.

Colombia

Searching DNA: Identifying the disappeared in Colombia

Can forensic science advances bring closure for relatives of tens of thousands of Colombia's war disappeared?

Searching DNA: Identifying the disappeared in Colombia

Latin America

Colombia's FARC transforms into a political party

Former rebel group officially launches political party after disarming to end more than 50 years of conflict.

Latin America

Colombia's FARC reborn as 'revolutionary force' party

Former rebel group retains FARC acronym as it transforms into the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force political party

Latin America

Colombia declares FARC war over as last guns taken away

Disarmament process officially concluded as UN removed the final shipment of weapons from a FARC demobilisation camp.

Latin America

UN mission to help Colombian rebels reintegrate

A crucial test for last year's peace deal as 10,000 FARC rebels set to begin new lives as civilians.

UN mission to help Colombian rebels reintegrate

Latin America

UN: Colombia FARC rebels complete disarmament

The disarmament by the roughly 7,000 rebels brings Latin America's oldest civil conflict close to a formal end.

UpFront

Is Juan Manuel Santos too easy on FARC?

Former Colombian Vice President Francisco Santos weighs in on why he thinks the peace deal is an injustice.