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Colombia's Senate Approves FARC Peace Deal

VOA News Wednesday, 30 November 2016 ()
The latest peace deal between the Colombian government and the rebel group known as FARC is one step from approval after the country's senate voted in favor of the agreement on Tuesday. The lower house of Congress is considering the measure Wednesday. A previous version of the agreement was struck down in a national referendum, but the revised deal signed last week in Bogota by President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londono needs only to be approved by lawmakers and...
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In a historic vote, Colombia's lower house passed a revised peace deal with the country's FARC rebels on Nov. 30, a day after the senate approved the deal.

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