Nicaragua’s President Ortega picks wife as his running mate
Rosario Murillo’s influence is already seen in the huge metal “trees of life” she had erected around the capital, and her rousing daily messages mixing new age philosophy with the glorification of the 1979 Sandinista Revolution.
Colombia's largest rebel group will stop collecting war taxes
The leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia announced he gave the order because the imminent signing of a final peace deal with the government means there is less pressure to raise funds to feed rebel troops.
Childhood and War Crimes: Colombia Guerrilla Leader Gives Rare TV Interview
FARC leader says the group is completely committed to seeing the peace signed, and imagines returning to his home town once it is.
Colombia Will See Peace in Six Months, President and FARC Leader Announce
Their handshake in Havana, although awkward, provided a stirring image of reconciliation after decades of mutual contempt and distrust between Colombia's government and largest rebel army.
Can a Truth Commission in Colombia Help Heal the Wounds of War's Atrocities?
Proponents hope a truth commission could offer closure to millions of Colombians affected by the conflict. Both sides are responsible for human-rights abuses, while distrust and resentment for past atrocities remain high.