Juan Manuel Santos

Frontier

Over One Thousand Activists Met in Colombia for the World's Largest Youth Forum for Global Peace

One Young World gathered young leaders and innovators creating solutions for climate change, the refugee crisis, genocide, sexual violence, terrorism, global poverty, and more.
Kastalia Medrano
10.9.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Billionaire George Soros pledges $10 million to fight hate crimes, computer scientists urge Hillary Clinton to call for a recount in three key states, and more.
VICE Staff
11.23.16
Impact

Women Hold the Key to Restoring Peace in a Divided Colombia

In celebration of International Day of the Girl Child, we're revisiting Gloria Steinem's exploration into the lives of female FARC fighters for her VICELAND show, 'WOMAN.'
VICE Staff
10.11.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hillary Clinton takes a double digit lead in national poll, Colombia will start peace talks with ELN rebels, musicians take a stand against Trump in '30 Days, 30 Songs' series, and more.
VICE Staff
10.11.16
News

The Nobel Peace Prize sometimes goes to those who haven't fully achieved peace

The world's most famous prize was just awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, days after his historic peace deal with FARC rebels suffered a razor-thin defeat at the ballot box.
Isabella Mackie
Nick Miriello
10.7.16
COLOMBIA

Colombia's president wins Nobel Prize despite failed peace deal

President Juan Manuel Santos has spent the last four years on a deal with FARC guerrillas that would bring peace to a country that has experienced civil war for five decades.
Isabella Mackie
10.7.16
americas

Thousands of Colombians wave white flags for peace

The war with the FARC, together with some other similar conflicts in Colombia, has killed an estimated 220,000 people and forced nearly 7 million from their homes.
VICE News
10.6.16
war and conflict

Colombian voters just rejected the country’s historic peace deal

In a shocking turn, an accord that would have ended the 52-year war between the Colombian government and FARC rebels was narrowly rejected during a referendum.
Jo Tuckman
10.2.16
COLOMBIA

Victims of Colombia's long war fear peace won't be any better

Residents in the poverty-stricken refugee town of Riosucio believe the violence that forced them to flee their land will continue despite the signing of a historic peace accord.
Joe Parkin Daniels
9.27.16
COLOMBIA

Colombia signs FARC peace deal with pens made from bullet casings

But Colombians could still reject the deal, which ends a 50-year conflict, in a national referendum on Sunday.
VICE News
9.26.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Nine people were killed and 40 more were injured in Chicago gun violence over the weekend, LAX was evacuated after police received false reports of gunshots, the US accepts its 10,000th Syrian refugee, and more.
VICE Staff
8.29.16
COLOMBIA

The cocaine industry has a lot riding on Colombia's peace deal

The country's FARC rebels have promised to quit the drug trade, but other groups are ready and waiting to take control.
Joe Parkin Daniels
8.26.16
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