Colombia confirms the killing of FARC leader Iván Ríos by his chief of security.
- AP via ''International Herald Tribune
According to the United Nations, as many as 96 families have been displaced by criminal gangs who are filling the vacuum left by FARC rebels in Colombia after the latter signed a peace deal with the government last year.
The Colombian government and FARC rebels sign a new peace deal after the failure of the original one.
Colombian government and FARC representatives meet in Havana, and President Juan Manuel Santos will meet with presidential predecessors Álvaro Uribe, the accord opposition leader, and Andrés Pastrana Arango, to continue negotiations to end the 52-year war that has killed around a quarter of a million people.
FARC leader Rodrigo Londoño (Timoleón) says his troops will honor its commitments to the Colombian government, including the permanent cease-fire, despite voters rejection of the peace accord in Sunday's referendum. President Juan Manuel Santos calls the country's political parties to an emergency meeting.
Referendum voters in Colombia narrowly fail to ratify a peace deal between the Government of Colombia and FARC.