Colombia ceasefire

The week long operation was ordered by then-President Álvaro Uribe Vélez, who had been recently elected on the promise of
MEDELLÍN, Colombia — Thousands of Colombian citizens took to the streets Friday evening to voice their support for a peace
Voters rejected the deal struck between the government and the FARC rebels.
Plan Colombia, a U.S. military and aid initiative, helped Colombia gain the upper hand against the FARC rebels. The initiative, however, was far from perfect.
After decades at war, Colombia's FARC fighters may soon face a new struggle: returning to normal life.