Colombia’s president pushes for ending FARC conflict, increasing education funding

World Today

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has made clear that ending 50 years of conflict with FARC rebels is a top priority. He ran his re-election campaign on the promise of peace.

However, perhaps a close second is his commitment to improving education, giving citizens the peaceful tools to rise above the type of inequality that drives conflict. CCTV America’s Michelle Begue reports.

Santos pushes for funding to support education

Santos pushes for funding to support education

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has made clear that ending 50 years of conflict with FARC rebels is a top priority. He ran his re-election campaign on the promise of peace.