Post-conflict processes are often slowed down or even halted by fear. Can Colombia buck the trend?
In the most peaceful election in their modern history, Colombians have elected as their next president a conservative who will renegotiate the country's fragile 2016 accord with the FARC guerrillas.
The Colombian government has learned the hard way that simply explaining a complex deal to people won't win them over.
Two candidates from Colombia's May 27 presidential vote will face off on June 17. One is a former guerrilla. The other is a hard-liner. Their views for the nation's future couldn't be more different.
Nearly 300 community organizers and activists have been killed in Colombia since the country's 2016 peace accord. Who's behind these targeted assassinations?
A former FARC rebel commander-turned- presidential candidate has withdrawn from Colombia's 2018 election. Despite increased violence, the peace accord he signed will probably survive this setback.
Some of the crucial mechanisms meant to deliver peace in Colombia have yet to be set up.
Conservative congressional reps in Colombia have been stalling votes on key parts of the country's peace accords through endless petitions and nonstop debate. In short, they're filibustering.
Now the war is over, academia has a special role to play in securing the peace.
A court decision securing last year's peace deal and a new ceasefire have invigorated Colombia's peace process, but there are plenty of ways it could still go wrong.
Meet the Commoners' Alternative Revolutionary Force, Colombia's newest political party. To move beyond its violent past, the new FARC will need a charismatic leader who can win over voters.
The last time the FARC joined in democratic politics, thousands of its members and leaders were murdered. Will this time be different?
As Colombia seeks to rebuild after fifty years of armed conflict, an emerging conservationist movement is linking lasting peace to healthy habitats.
Ending violence is only a first step. Research from Colombian universities sheds light on the role of education in peace-building.
Popular protest is on the rise globally, particularly in places with deeply entrenched inequalities.
It is vital for people to demand transparency, but when popular outrage is manipulated for political purposes, democracy suffers.
Colombia's FARC guerrillas have officially laid down their weapons. How will these former fighters fare in the group's transition from Marxist rebellion to political party?
Colombia's plan to turn coca-leaf farmers into coffee growers has a fatal flaw: the market.
The world will be watching the country's courts.
Delays in setting up disarmament camps for former guerillas have cast doubt on the Colombian government's commitment to peace. But the real problem is its national history.