Continuing with peace talks that began in October, Colombia negotiators and Marxist FARC rebels will meet today in Havana in a 4th attempt to end almost 50 years of brutal civil war. Both Colombian officials and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, are optimistic that peace talks can be successful this time.
According to Reuters, 5 topics are on the agenda for negotiation:
It will begin with rural development, then move on to include such topics as the political and legal future of the rebels, a definitive end to the conflict, the problem of drug trafficking and compensation for war victims.
Read the Reuters article here.
Read the BBC article here.