Pamina Firchow

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Colombian security forces stand guard at the site of an explosion at a police academy in Bogota on Jan. 17. Nine people were killed and more than 50 wounded in the car bomb attack. (AFP/Getty Images)

Has the Colombian peace process lost its momentum? President Iván Duque, elected last June, has been openly critical of the peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC), which was pushed through by President Juan Manuel Santos in 2016.

Duque was conspicuously absent at November’s formal launch of the Colombian Truth Commission, which has a three-year mandate to answer questions about the atrocities committed during more than five decades of war. This could prove an important impediment to the success of the peace agreement — my research demonstrates that concrete support of the commission’s work is necessary for significant efforts at postwar reconstruction to establish sustainable peace.…  Seguir leyendo »