The Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, and the Marxist rebel leader Timochenko will sign a deal on Monday ending a half-century war that has killed a quarter of a million people, stymied the economy and made Colombia a byword for violence.
According to the Mission, it will be deployed in three phases. The first phase aims to establish the UN Mission’s headquarters in Bogotá and assess conditions at the eight locations, where the UN Mission will have its regional offices.
Delegates representing rank-and-file FARC guerrillas gathered for a conference have endorsed the peace accord their leaders reached with the Colombian government, but remain concerned about implementation of the deal, a member of the rebel high command said Monday.
Malnutrition has been a common topic when talking about the Guajira region in Colombia, but who is to blame in this outrageous common event? The government, the culture or the land.