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Colombia rebels declare truce
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olombia's left-wing FARC rebels have declared a unilateral, two-month truce beginning Tuesday, as members of the group meet in Havana to resume peace talks with representatives of the Colombian government. FARC lead negotiator Ivan Marquez said the move was intended to contribute to a "climate of understanding." The government says it will not suspend military operations against the rebels, who have repeatedly failed to keep their word in more than four decades of fighting that has killed hundreds of thousands of people.

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