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Colombia: The New President's New Policies

Jun 18, 2018 | 17:18 GMT

Colombia has just completed its first presidential election since the country's government signed a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in September 2016. The right-wing candidate from the Democratic Center party, Ivan Duque, will take office August 7. During his campaign, Duque explicitly said he would attempt to make changes in the government's peace deal with the FARC. More specifically, Duque said he will try to modify the clause that gives amnesty to FARC members who were involved in drug trafficking -- but that's easier said than done....

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