Justice, Cocaine, and Cheese: Colombia's rejected peace deal

Oct 06, 2016, 02:44 PM

How do you integrate soldiers of a 52 year war back into society? That was one of the questions the peace deal between Colombia's government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, had to answer. Since the 1960s, the country has suffered from violence between government, guerilla, and paramilitary forces. But now, peace for the country is within arm’s reach. Or at least, it was – but last Sunday, voters rejected the peace deal by referendum.

Share Radio's Alex Clark reports on Colombia's rejected peace deal. Thanks to:

Grace Livingstone, journalist and author of 'Inside Colombia' Julia Symmes Cobb, reporter for Reuters Andrew Reiter, Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations, Mount Holyoke College