Stories about Colombia from October, 2016
"Who is going to go to the regions that voted for YES to explain to them what's the route to follow after the NO won in the national referendum?"
Communities from the most affected areas in Colombia's armed conflict took the streets of the capital to protest against the results of the referendum and support the peace agreement.
The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Colombia's President Santos for his efforts to end a five decades-long civil war, with Syria's widely celebrated White Helmets missing out.
This week, we dig deep into why Colombians voted down a peace deal that would have brought an end to a war that has lasted for more than 50 years.
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"Because Colombians have the capital, made this peace possible, and are already so close, it would be crazy not to [go through with it]."
After more than five decades of armed conflict between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a peace settlement is finally at hand, if voters want it.
"This is a very tense time. Not even war-wise, but it became a tense social time. People going towards the 'yes,' people going towards the 'no.'"