Colombia, FARC reach deal to end 50-year guerrilla war
Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel group announced a truce to end a 50-year guerrilla war, one of the world’s longest-ever armed conflicts, the Associated Press reported late Wednesday.
The federal government’s deal with FARC must be approved by voters in a plebiscite before the accord is made official. Colombia would be required to implement aggressive land reforms, reform its anti-narcotics strategy and expand the state into rural parts of the country. – READ MORE