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Colombia unveils security plan

President Alvaro Uribe has unveiled plans to end almost 40 years of civil war in Colombia – including measures to combat the drugs trade, which fuels the conflict. President Uribe’s long-awaited policy for defence and democratic security sets out to tackle left-wing guerrillas and right-wing paramilitaries that between them dominate about 40% of the country. “We want to end this war, not to diminish its intensity. We are going to achieve this by striking terrorist organisations on the military, economic and judicial field,” said Defence Minister Marta Lucia Ramirez on Sunday, who was in the village of Orito in one of Colombia’s most violent areas. Full Story

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