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Former Farc captive reflects on historic ceasefire in Colombia

August 29th, 2016

Episode 1169 of 1744 episodes

A ceasefire has come into effect in Colombia between the main leftist rebel group, Farc, and the government, ending one of the world's longest insurgencies. French-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt, who was held by Farc for more than six years after being kidnapped while campaigning for the Colombian presidency in 2002, discusses what the ceasefire means for the victims and rebels. (Image: Peace mural. Credit: AFP.)

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