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Former Colombian Guerillas Run for Office

Colombia is voting Sunday for a new Congress. FARC, the country's former leftist guerilla group, has put down its arms and transformed into a political party participating for the first time in the election for seats in the Senate and the House of Representatives. "This is the first election in half a century when we will vote in peace, without the FARC as an armed group, but as a political party," said President Juan Manuel Santos, who signed the deal with FARC. A...

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