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In Colombia, a decades-long fight comes to an end
03:08 - Source: CNN

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Colombian rebel group signs deal to end over half a century of armed conflict

Deal still needs to be ratified by electorate in an October referendum

CNN  — 

A conflict that lasted over five decades. An estimated 220,000 people killed. Five million displaced.

These staggering figures are now consigned to history as the Colombian government buries the hatchet with its longtime nemesis, the Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebel group, better known by its Spanish acronym, FARC.