Colombians are heading to the polls to elect a new Congress with a resurgent right, bitterly opposed to a peace deal that allows leftist former rebels to participate, expected to poll strongly.
After more than five decades of fighting and atrocities during the country's war with FARC, the former rebels are finding it difficult to persuade the public to vote for their party.
Rodrigo "Timochenko" Londono was once one of Colombia's most-wanted men. Now he is a presidential contender.
The block suspended its terror listing in September 2016 in a bid to help the peace process in Colombia.
Pope Francis urges the people of Colombia to overcome their grief by forgiving their former enemies during his five-day trip to the country.
The former guerrilla group is entering the political scene but finds reintegrating into civilian life, and appealing to Colombians, difficult.
Colombia's 59-year-old FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, suffered an ischemic stroke and is expected to leave the hospital within 48 hours.
The disarmament by the roughly 7,000 members of Colombia's biggest rebel group under a 2016 peace accord brings Latin America's oldest civil conflict close to a complete end.
The rebels have threatened to postpone their demobilisation and are seeking more international monitoring of the peace deal that brought 52 years of conflict to an end.
The new accord to end 52 years of war in Latin America's fourth-largest economy was put together in just over a month after the original pact was narrowly and unexpectedly defeated in an October 2 referendum.
Despite historic peace accords being voted down in a referendum, the Nobel committee saw fit to bestow their blessings on his efforts.
The leader of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Rodrigo Londono invites Colombian ex-president Alvaro Uribe to meet with him to bolster peace talks
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