Fate of Colombian FARC Peace Deal May Rest in June Presidential Election

Last Sunday’s presidential election in Colombia saw former senator Ivan Duque, from Centro Democratico, win 39 percent of the vote, while ex-rebel-turned-politician Gustavo Petro took nearly 25 percent of the vote. Coming in third was ex-Medellin mayor Sergio Fajardo, who earned 24 percent. A central issue is the fate of the Columbia – FARC peace deal. … Continue reading Fate of Colombian FARC Peace Deal May Rest in June Presidential Election