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Colombian President Acknowledges Government's Role in 1980s Killings

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has publicly acknowledged the government's role in the killings of leftist activists in the 1980s. During a ceremony at the presidential palace Thursday, Santos apologized to surviving members of the Patriotic Union party (UP). Some wearing shirts with the saying "They can cut the flowers, but they can't stop the birth of spring." "That tragedy should have never happened and we must recognize that the government didn't...

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