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Colombia's President Signs Law Easing Surrender of Crime Gangs

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday signed a law that will allow organized crime gangs to turn themselves in and receive reduced sentences, a move that may help shore up peace in the Andean country. Criminal gangs, many created by former paramilitary groups, are considered the greatest threat to Colombian security since a peace deal was signed in 2016 with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), ending its part in a five-decade-long conflict that claimed...

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