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Last major Colombian warlord gives up the gun

Colombia’s last major paramilitary chief, who spent a decade fighting leftist rebels in the jungle, on Tuesday demobilized his men and handed over his weapons as part of a peace deal with the government. More than 31,000 paramilitaries have disarmed in exchange for benefits including reduced prison terms for crimes such as torture and massacres as President Alvaro Uribe leads a security crackdown to end Colombia’s four-decade conflict. Full Story

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