Here are the details — critics would say the devils — in Colombia’s peace deal with FARC

August 25, 2016 3:38 AM

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Here are the details — critics would say the devils — in Colombia’s peace deal with FARC

Like all treaties, Colombia's peace accord represents a compromise. As chief government negotiator Humberto de la Calle said Wednesday night as before signing the final pact, "we got the best deal possible. Everyone would have liked to get a little more."

The Marxist-Leninist FARC long ago gave up any pretense that it could use the talks to force major changes to the political and economic system it has been fighting for 52 years to overthrow. Now it says it will keep fighting to change Colombia — only with its leftist ideals, not AK-47s and grenade ...

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