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Montevideo, November 18th 2017 - 23:24 UTC

Ex FARC leader will run for the presidency of Colombia in 2018

Thursday, November 2nd 2017 - 07:44 UTC
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Veteran Farc (Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces) leader Rodrigo Londono — known as ‘Timochenko’ — will run for the presidency of Colombia next year, with the backing of former Farc rebels, the group’s new political party announced. However, he and other ex-commanders will likely face trials for human rights crimes and it is unclear how they would serve in office if sentenced. Read full article

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