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A peace deal was struck in August between Colombia’s government and the FARC, a Marxist guerrilla group that has waged an insurgency for five decades.
But the accord still has various sticking points, notably disarmament.
Furthermore, allowing repentant FARC rebels avoid jail could be a bitter pill for Colombians to swallow.
Our guest, Ingrid Betancourt, was campaigning to become the president of Colombia when she was kidnapped by rebels in 2002.