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Peace Cheaper Than War, Colombia Tells FARC Deal Opponents

Colombia's government peace negotiators hit back Thursday at critics of a deal to end half a century of war with leftist FARC guerrillas, saying the cost of bringing the rebel fighters into society was much lower than spending on the conflict. The government and the FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, said Wednesday that they had reached an agreement that effectively ends a 52-year conflict that led to the deaths of more than 220,000 people and left millions...

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