Colombia’s FARC: From armed conflict to the ballot box
By France 24
10 Mar 2018 |
6:30 am |
On Sunday, Colombians will head to the polls for congressional elections. For the first time ever, the former FARC rebels - now a political party - are fielding candidates. But in a country still reeling from 50 years of armed conflict, it's a challenge for the newcomers to find a place in the political landscape. Meanwhile, the FARC's leader has pulled out of the presidential race in May, citing health reasons.