President Juan Manuel Santos announces that formal peace negotiations with the National Liberation Army (ELN) will begin February 8 in Quito.
A spate of targeted killings, the logistics of demobilization, and guerrillas deserting the FARC all continue to threaten peace.
President Juan Manuel Santos accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it gave a boost to an "impossible dream" of ending more than a half-century of conflict in Colombia.
The brutal rape, torture, and killing of a seven-year young girl from an indigenous community has outraged Colombians. A prominent Bogotá architect is now in custody.
Former President Uribe's Democratic Center political party left the chamber in protest and refused to take part in the vote.
Officials have recovered the "black box" voice and flight recorder and an investigation is already underway into the cause of the crash.
It remains unclear how many people survived the crash. At least three players are believed to be alive.
On Thursday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader alias "Timochenko" met in Bogotá to sign a new final peace accord.
The revised peace accord between the Colombian Government and FARC will be signed Thursday in Bogotá's iconic Colón Theatre.
The revised Final Accord with FARC will be signed Tuesday in the Colombia capital during a solemn ceremony in the colonial home of Liberator Simon Bolivar.
"There's really no room for more negotiation," said Humberto De la Calle.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is expected to receive surgery for prostate cancer at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital, according to reports.
"It is the time for union and reconciliation," said President Juan Manuel Santos.
According to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Institute, Colombia reduced its military expenditures by nearly USD$2 billion in 2015.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia arrived in London this week on a historic state visit to the United Kingdom.
President Juan Manuel Santos announced Tuesday that a new peace accord with the FARC could go through Congress instead of a vote.