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Colombia, ELN rebels start six-month ceasefire

Colombian President Gustavo Petro looks on during an event with peace negotiators of Colombia's government and the National Liberation Army rebels, in Bogota, Colombia, on 3rd August, 2023

Bogota, ColombiaReuters A six-month ceasefire between Colombia’s government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group began on Thursday, representing the most solid progress to date for President Gustavo Petro’s ambitious plans to end the country’s 60-year conflict. The ceasefire, set to run until the end of January, 2024, is the product of ongoing peace […]