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Cease-Fire Between Colombia and FARC Rebels Takes Effect

A definitive bilateral cease-fire went into effect Monday in Colombia as a rebel group that accorded a peace pact began the process of congregating its forces while notifying the United Nations and the government of their locations.

BOGOTÁ, Colombia—A definitive bilateral cease-fire went into effect Monday in Colombia as the country’s largest rebel group began the process of congregating its forces while notifying the United Nations and the government of their locations.

This is the first step leading to the ultimate disarmament of 7,000 fighters of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, a one-time tiny peasant movement that over the decades...

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