Colombia

Historic accord

Print edition : July 22, 2016

A tearful woman in Bogota, Colombia watches a live broadcast of the signing ceremony of the peace accord in Havana on June 23. Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (left) and FARC Commander Timoleon Jimenez during the signing of the ceasefire in Havana on June 23, in the presence of Cuban President Raul Castro (centre). Photo: Desmond Boylan/AP

Colombians celebrate in downtown Bogota on June 23 after the government and the FARC signed a ceasefire in Havana, ending Latin America's longest civil war. Photo: GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP

Colombia’s long-running war ends after 52 years, and the country’s future now hinges on the government’s promises to enact land reforms and permit rebels to participate in politics.
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