Colombia signs new peace deal with Farc

Colombia signs new peace deal with Farc
 

The Colombian government and the country's largest rebel group, the Farc, have signed a revised peace deal.
The previous deal was rejected by the Colombian people in a popular vote on 2 October.
The revised agreement will be submitted to Congress for approval, rather than put to a popular vote.
The deal is aimed at ending five decades of armed conflict, which has killed more than 260,000 people and left millions internally displaced.
Who are the Farc? Santos: From hawk to dove Timochenko: Guerrilla leader who talks peace The revised deal was signed in a low-key ceremony in the capital,... read more

 
24 November 2016 in World News, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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