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In Colombia, Militants and Government Finally Agree on Peace

Aug 24, 2016 | 16:50 GMT
Colombia's president signed a peace deal with the head of the FARC militant group in Cuba on Aug. 23. The Colombian public must now approve the deal.
Colombia's president signed a peace deal with the head of the FARC militant group in Cuba on Aug. 23. The Colombian public must now approve the deal.
(ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

FARC leaders may be comforted in knowing that the agreed-upon peace deal would give them permanent amnesty from imprisonment or extradition to the United States. However, their security is not completely assured; any new government could reverse the agreement, as has happened to former leaders of various groups in Guatemala and El Salvador....

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