Global Journalist: Reviving Colombia's Peace Process

Oct 27, 2016

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Colombia’s government and negotiators from the FARC guerrilla group spent four years negotiating a peace agreement backed by the U.N., Cuba and the U.S.

President Juan Manuel Santos even won the Nobel Peace Prize for the effort.

Then Colombian voters narrowly rejected the pact, sowing doubt about the prospects for ending a 52-year civil war that’s killed a quarter of a million people.

On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at what how the government and the FARC might piece a deal back together again.


Joining the program:

  • Vicente Benitez, a law professor at Colombia’s Universidad de la Sabana
  • Juan Forero, South America bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal
  • Angelika Rettberg, a political science professor at Colombia’s Universidad de los Andes
  • Cindy Arnson, director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars