Colombia, FARC to sign historic peace deal

People gather at Bogota's Bolivar main square on September 26, 2016, to celebrate the historic peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARCColombia’s government and the leftist FARC rebels prepared to sign a peace accord Monday to end a half-century civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. A solemn ceremony on the Caribbean coast witnessed by international dignitaries will set the seal on a four-year process to end Latin America’s last major armed conflict. “Today we are experiencing the happiness of a new dawn for Colombia,” President Juan Manuel Santos wrote on Twitter.

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