Humberto de la Calle, one of Colombia's five presidential candidates, accepted his defeat but urged his followers to "defend the peace accords" with the guerrillas of FARC. De la Calle, who led the peace negotiations with the now disbanded guerrilla group, won approximately 2% of the vote.
"We can not allow peace to burn," De la Calle said as he conceded his defeat.
Tense exchange between two key figures in Colombia's peace process, High Commissioner for Peace Sergio Jaramillo and Timochenko, nom de guerre or FARC's Commander. At issue: FARC's letter to mayors in La Guajira inviting them to discuss development plans. Confidencial Colombia