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Colombia's Longest Insurgency Comes to an End

Jun 23, 2016 | 16:33 GMT
A wreath celebrates the peace agreement between Colombia's government and FARC militant group on June 23. The deal marks the end of the country's 52-year insurgency.
A wreath celebrates the peace agreement between Colombia's government and FARC militant group on June 23. The deal marks the end of the country's 52-year insurgency.
(GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

After nearly four years of negotiations, a successful resolution to Colombia's peace talks is at hand. On June 23, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced that his administration had signed a cease-fire with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, better known by its Spanish acronym, FARC, marking the official end of Colombia's 52-year insurgency. ...

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