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A look into one transition zone, set up from scratch. Some wonder if the government can deliver on its promises fast enough.
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Originally published in the Official Nobel Summit Magazine by Real Leaders Authored by Johann Berlin, CEO TLEX Institute
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The tendency for referendums is likely a product of the times. Ironically, traditional institutions of government are increasingly
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• FARC: After more than 50 years, Colombians signed a peace agreement with the largest armed group operating in the country
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When I began paying attention to Colombia, in 2008, the country was maligned, misunderstood, and mistrusted for two reasons -- Pablo Escobar and the terrorist group known as FARC.
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President Juan Manuel Santos' September agreement with the FARC was derailed by a successful disinformation campaign that
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Six weeks after a vote rejected a previous agreement, Colombia has another chance at ending its war.
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The opposition movement was spearheaded by former president Uribe, who is now a prominent senator with the Democratic Center
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The shocking "no" vote puts the peace process at risk, fragments the population even further, and badly injures the legitimacy of the government at this key moment.
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Among a sea of Colombians dressed in white in a plaza in Cartagena, I watched as President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londoño, alias Timochenko, signed the peace accords on September 26, 2016, using a pen made from bullets.
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What does this say about Colombian democracy?
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One need look no further than the outcome of the Brexit vote or the Colombian peace referendum to see how spectacularly the pollsters and bookies got it wrong.
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What motivated those who voted ‘no’ to not support the peace agreement? Several reasons emerge.
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Voters rejected the deal struck between the government and the FARC rebels.
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Opponents of the pact believed it was too soft on the rebels by allowing them to re-enter society, form a political party and escape traditional jail sentences.
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Millions of people will vote "yes" or "no" on the historic peace deal.