The agreement signed yesterday by the government and the FARC is one of the few pieces of good news in a tumultuous world. It is a historic achievement for Colombia, one that should be celebrated and recognized for putting to end to an armed conflict that has plagued the country for more than half a century.
En esta entrevista, Michael Shifter discute la firma del proceso de paz entre el gobierno Colombiano y las FARC y el referéndum que se llevara a cabo el 2 de octubre.
Peace in Colombia promises to bring many environmental benefits to the country, but also poses environmental risks .
The collapse in global oil prices has led to a steep decline in investment in Colombia’s hydrocarbons sector and reduced the value of its oil exports, depleting a key source of government revenue.
The tentative, but historic, peace deal between the government and the FARC may not be popular. But it still might work.
Juan Fernando Cristo, Colombia’s Minister of the Interior, discusses the peace process with the FARC.
Will the government’s new agreement to deescalate bring renewed faith — or just more skepticism?
Joaquín Villalobos provided an outlook on the hemisphere’s ongoing conflicts and challenges.
Uribe, a key figure in Colombian politics, continues to influence people’s perceptions on the peace process.
With no time to lose, Colombia’s newly appointed Director of National Planning has gotten to work on an ambitious agenda.
Santos enters his second term hoping to finalize negotiations with the FARC and ELN to end the country’s 50 year-long conflict.
Colombians savored a few moments of civility when they reelected President Juan Manuel Santos to a second four-year term.
Óscar Iván Zuluaga bested president Juan Manuel Santos in his bid for reelection. The two now enter a runoff election.
Latin America has undergone a dramatic transformation. Most changes have been positive; however, criminality has spread in many countries.
Much is at stake for Colombia, and the hemisphere, in the peace process underway between the government and the FARC.