Colombia: Massive march shows backing for peace deal



Santos meets leader of anti-Farc campaign
HUNDREDS of thousands of Colombians marched in silence by torchlight on Wednesday calling on the country not to give up on the peace deal marginally rejected on Sunday.
The In Silence for Peace protests filled the streets of the capital Bogota and other cities across the country including Barranquilla, Cali, Cartagena, Quibdo, Bucaramanga, Santa Marta, Manizales and Medellin.
One banner read: “For everything that unites us and against everything that separates us.”
The demonstrations proceeded as President Juan Manuel Santos met his former boss,... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Editorial, Views: 33
Source: Morning Star
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