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.

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.

Latin America

Colombia's FARC rebels begin disarming under peace deal

The armed group is set to start an inventory of its weapons and destroying munitions under UN supervision.

Special series

The Nobel Interview: Juan Manuel Santos

As Colombia's president receives the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, he discusses the FARC peace deal and challenges ahead.

War & Conflict

Colombia to begin peace talks with ELN rebels

Move comes after deal signed with the FARC rebel group - a pact that was narrowly rejected by voters in a referendum.

Colombia to begin peace talks with ELN rebels

Opinion

Colombia: A Nobel Prize to save peace

The Nobel Peace Prize will offer Juan Manuel Santos and Colombians a second shot at peace.

Remi Piet

by Remi Piet

Remi Piet

Inside Story

How is the Nobel Peace Prize awarded?

The president of Colombia wins award despite the referendum result to reject peace with FARC rebels.

Opinion

Why Colombians opposed the peace deal with FARC

The outcome of the referendum on the peace accord may be shocking but it is largely a result of domestic politics.

Hisham Aidi

by Hisham Aidi

Hisham Aidi

Opinion

Colombia's long road to peace

If implemented properly, the agreement's political provisions should help to foster national reconciliation.

Jose Antonio Ocampo

by Jose Antonio Ocampo

Jose Antonio Ocampo

Opinion

Is peace possible in Colombia?

Latin America's longest-running civil war has left some quarter of a million people dead and millions more displaced.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Health

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women have Zika

More than 25,000 people are infected in Colombia, President Santos says, among them 3,177 are pregnant.

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women have Zika

War & Conflict

Colombian security forces killed in rebel attack

At least 12 security officials killed by Leftist ELN rebels as country conducted one of its most peaceful elections.

Colombian security forces killed in rebel attack

Opinion

Afro-Colombians face surge in racial violence

Increasing violence against Afro-Colombians has raised concerns about deep-rooted racial divisions.

Hisham Aidi

by Hisham Aidi

Hisham Aidi

War & Conflict

Colombian army 'kills' Marxist rebel commander

Jose Amin Hernandez from country's second-largest guerrilla group, ELN, killed in province of Antioquia, army says.

Colombian army 'kills' Marxist rebel commander

Latin America

Kidnapped daughter of top Colombian official released

Eleven year-old daughter of a high-profile security official freed days after being abducted, Colombian president says.

Kidnapped daughter of top Colombian official released