Can Colombians keep the peace after historic accord?

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After four years of intense negotiations, the Colombian government has signed a ceasefire deal with guerilla group the FARC.

The peace agreement comes after an armed conflict lasting half a century.

But with a public approval vote looming and emotions raw after decades of fighting, can Colombia keep the peace?

Political analyst Laura Carlsen joins anchor Elaine Reyes to discuss what lies ahead following the signing of the peace agreement.

They discuss the pain of reconciliation and the challenge of the re-integration of rebels back into society.

Check out the interview here.

Can Colombians keep the peace after historic accord?

Can Colombians keep the peace after historic accord?

After four years of intense negotiations, the Colombian government has signed a ceasefire deal with guerilla group the FARC. The peace agreement comes after an armed conflict lasting half a century. But with a public approval vote looming and emotions raw after decades of fighting, can Colombia keep the peace? Political analyst Laura Carlsen joins anchor Elaine Reyes to discuss what lies ahead following the signing of the peace agreement. They discuss the pain of reconciliation and the challenge of the re-integration of rebels back into society. Check out the interview here.