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$1 billion backing for Colombian peace pact

Friday, June 24, 2016


 

President Juan Manuel Santos and the head of the FARC rebel forces, Timoleón Jiménez, alias Timochenko, shook hands in Havana on a historic and definitive ceasefire in Latin America’s longest-lasting civil conflict.

Barack Obama announced $450 million to help fund the post-conflict era and the European Union offered $650 million.

Full story in Spanish