Alvaro Uribe - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Alvaro Uribe Colombian congress ratifies peace deal; critics boycott vote BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Congress formally ratified a revised peace agreement with Colombia's biggest leftist rebel group, capping a torturous four years of negotiations, a stunning referendum rejection, last-minute compromises and two signing ceremonies. The initial pact was narrowly rejected by voters last month, and President Juan Manuel Santos decided ... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:15:00 GMT 2016-12-01T11:15:00Z Colombia's congress ratifies peace accord with rebels BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — After five decades of war, more than four years of negotiations and two signing ceremonies, Colombia's congress late Wednesday formally ratified a peace agreement allowing leftist rebels to enter politics. The 310-page revised accord was approved unanimously by the lower house, which voted a day after the Senate approved the same t... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:14:00 GMT 2016-12-01T03:14:00Z Colombia rebel leader hopes Trump will back peace effort BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The top commander of Latin America's oldest rebel army said Friday he hopes that President-elect Donald Trump will continue strong U.S support for ending Colombia's half-century conflict that past administrations helped fuel. Rodrigo Londono spoke to foreign journalists a day after signing an accord for the second time in two month... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 19:56:00 GMT 2016-11-25T19:56:00Z Colombia government, rebels sign revised peace agreement BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a revised peace agreement with the country's largest rebel movement on Thursday, making a second attempt within months to end a half century of hostilities. Santos and Rodrigo Londono, leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, signed the 310-page accord at Bogota's historic ... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 23:23:00 GMT 2016-11-24T23:23:00Z A look at what Colombia's peace deal may mean BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos is signing, for the second time in under two months, a historic peace accord with leftist rebels. The original accord was defeated in a referendum. Here's a look at how we got here and what lies ahead: REFERENDUM LOSS President Santos signed an initial p... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 13:31:00 GMT 2016-11-24T13:31:00Z