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June 2016: Cease-Fire in Columbia Ends Long and Costly War

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Cease-Fire in Columbia Ends Long and Costly War
Farc leader and Columbian president shaking hands.
Announcing a cessation of hostilities on June 22, 2016, Columbians can celebrate the end of a costly war that beleaguered the country for more than half a century, causing more than 220,00 deaths and 6 million people to be displaced. An official ceasefire between the Colombian government and the Farc guerrillas will now go to referendum.
Photo source: AP Photo/Desmond Boylan
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