Washington Post—Early election results: Conservative critic of Colombia’s peace accord ahead in presidential vote.
AP Explains: How Colombia’s presidential vote affects peace. BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — In 2016, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, signed a peace deal that ended five decades of conflict. The peace accord was praised around the world but its implementation has been slow going and ridden with obstacles. As Colombia prepares for a presidential election runoff Sunday the two candidates have starkly different ideas on how to carry out the peace pact.