Colombia cliffhanger a referendum on peace

June 15, 2014 4:20 AM

15 0

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombians vote Sunday in the nation's tightest presidential contest in two decades, an election that President Juan Manuel Santos deems a referendum on peace talks to end the Western Hemisphere's longest-running conflict.

His right-wing rival, Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, has challenged the slow-going negotiations with rebels in Cuba, accusing Santos of selling out to an insurgency that is already on the ropes.

Also read: The Latest: Irish PM says McGuinness’ death a loss

Read more

To category page

Loading...