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Colombia's FARC: From armed conflict to the ballot box

By: Juan OROZCO | Pascale MARIANI | Alex JENNINGS | Sebastien LONGHURST

Colombians head to the polls for congressional elections on Sunday, when for the first time ever former FARC rebels - now a political party - are fielding candidates. But in a country still reeling from 50 years of armed conflict, it's a challenge for the newcomers to find a place in the political landscape. Meanwhile, the FARC's leader has pulled out of the presidential race in May, citing health reasons. Our correspondents report.


A programme prepared by Laura Burloux, Gaëlle Essoo and Sanam Shantyaei.

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