Santos Signs Colombia Peace Deal Triggering FARC Disarmament

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  • Polls show voters to back deal in Oct. 2 national plebiscite
  • Ceremony on Caribbean coast attended by regional leaders

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos signed a peace accord with Marxist guerrillas Monday, setting in motion the disarmament of the largest irregular army in the Americas and officially ending more than half a century of conflict.

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