Colombia: ‘proof that world peace is possible’
Last week a deal was agreed in Colombia that could end the western hemisphere’s last remaining war. It is proof, says the country’s president, that world peace is more than just a pipedream.
Colombians vote for peace after 50-year war
For half a century, Colombia has been blighted by its war against rebels. Now it has re-elected its president who is committed to peace talks, but will peace come at the price of justice?
Colombia seeks peace after 49 year rebellion
Kidnappers, drug barons and revolutionaries, Farc guerillas have terrorised Colombia’s countryside for decades. Now, the government has taken a historic step towards peace with the rebels.
Hostages freed after 12 years in Colombian jungle
For decades, Colombia has been terrorised by FARC – revolutionaries who use kidnapping as a weapon of war. This week, they released their last political prisoners. Is peace on the horizon?
Colombian president calls for drug policy rethink
No country has suffered more than Colombia because of drugs. Now, in a remarkable interview, Colombia's president has openly discussed the possibility of drug legalisation.