The last of Colombia's leftist FARC rebels entered the country's newly created transition zones on Saturday ahead of handing in their weapons, some two months after agreeing to an historic peace deal with the government.
A "new era" for Colombia begins Thursday, President Juan Manuel Santos said, with the implementation of a revised peace accord between the government and the FARC rebel group to end the hemisphere's longest-running armed conflict.
Investigators are looking into the possibility that a charter jet that crashed in Colombia while carrying 77 people, including a Brazilian football team, may have run out of fuel, authorities said Wednesday.
Seventy-six people, including members of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense, are dead after a chartered plane carrying 81 people crashed in the mountains of Colombia on Tuesday, according to police.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), made a fresh attempt at sealing a peace deal Thursday to formally end decades of conflict.
Colombia will continue its ceasefire with the FARC rebel group "as long as necessary," Defence Minister Luis Carlos Villegas said Wednesday, amid concerns war could break out again after Colombians voted to reject a historic peace treaty.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londono vowed to keep working for peace Sunday after Colombian voters narrowly rejected the peace accord the leaders signed just days ago.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Commander Rodrigo Londono will sign a historic peace agreement in a September 26 ceremony in Cartagena, Santos announced Friday.
A strong majority of likely voters say they support a peace deal between Colombia's government and the country's largest Marxist guerrillas, according to a new opinion poll published Friday, one month before a binding referendum.