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Colombians split on peace talks

Colombians have mixed feelings about the peace process and negotiating with FARC rebels.

Last Modified: 14 Jun 2013 16:45
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Colombia's FARC rebels have restarted their peace talks with the government and both sides are meeting in Cuba to try to put an end to a 50-year conflict.

But while some rural Colombians in FARC strongholds hope the talks will lead to a less impoverished lifestyle, other Colombians believe the government should not negotiate with the rebels.

Teresa Bo reports from Arauca in northeast Colombia.

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