With elections weeks away, Colombian politics are polarizing and the country’s historic peace agreement is at risk.
Kieran Duffy is an Irish writer and journalist currently based in Bogotá, Colombia.
The biggest opponents of Colombia’s peace process are the most removed from the reality of war.
Colombian elites have already resumed their efforts to undermine any progress towards peace.
The greatest threat to Colombia’s peace deal doesn’t come from the Left, but from right-wing paramilitaries.
Colombia’s new peace deal won’t deliver justice, but its failure would be catastrophic.
Colombia’s president is no champion of peace. But the chance to finally end the country’s civil war cannot be allowed to slip away.