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Colombia ready to resume peace negotiations after Santos wins re-election

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, June 16, 2014 21:27 EDT
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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos addresses a press conference at Narino presidential palace in Bogota, on June 16, 2014 [AFP]
 
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After Santos election victory, Colombia resumes peace bid
(via AFP)

Colombia resumed its path toward peace with leftist rebels, bolstered by President Juan Manuel Santos’ victory in elections seen as a referendum on his bid to end the 50-year-old conflict. Santos picked up 50.95 percent in Sunday’s runoff against the…

Editor’s Note: The headline has been corrected

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