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Peace Will Cost Colombia $44B Over 10 Years, Senator says

Colombia must invest at least 90 trillion pesos ($44.4 billion) to implement a peace deal with Marxist rebels to end a 50-year conflict, says a senator who backs the current peace talks, adding the amount is much less than the cost of waging war. The figure is the first estimate of the cost of a peace accord to end the conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. “The minimum cost for the next 10 years is estimated at 90 trillion pesos,” Senator Roy Barreras,...

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