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Colombian rebels call truce as peace talks start

Colombia's FARC lead negotiator Ivan Marquez arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. Marxist FARC rebels announced a unilateral two-month ceasefire on Monday as they opened negotiations with the government in an attempt to restore peace after nearly half a century of war. The FARC will halt all offensive military operations and acts of sabotage against infrastructure beginning at midnight on Monday night and running through Jan. 20, FARC lead negotiator Ivan Marquez said as he arrived for talks in Havana. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

Colombia's FARC lead negotiator Ivan Marquez arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. Marxist FARC rebels announced a unilateral two-month ceasefire on Monday as they opened negotiations with the government in an attempt to restore peace after...more

Colombia's FARC lead negotiator Ivan Marquez arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. Marxist FARC rebels announced a unilateral two-month ceasefire on Monday as they opened negotiations with the government in an attempt to restore peace after nearly half a century of war. The FARC will halt all offensive military operations and acts of sabotage against infrastructure beginning at midnight on Monday night and running through Jan. 20, FARC lead negotiator Ivan Marquez said as he arrived for talks in Havana. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa
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Colombia's lead government negotiator Humberto de la Calle (C) walks next to security advisor Sergio Jaramillo (L) as they arrive to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

Colombia's lead government negotiator Humberto de la Calle (C) walks next to security advisor Sergio Jaramillo (L) as they arrive to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

Colombia's lead government negotiator Humberto de la Calle (C) walks next to security advisor Sergio Jaramillo (L) as they arrive to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa
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Tanja Nijmeijer of the Netherlands, an active member of the FARC rebel group, arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Tanja Nijmeijer of the Netherlands, an active member of the FARC rebel group, arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Tanja Nijmeijer of the Netherlands, an active member of the FARC rebel group, arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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Colombia's lead government negotiator Humberto de la Calle arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Colombia's lead government negotiator Humberto de la Calle arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Colombia's lead government negotiator Humberto de la Calle arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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FARC negotiator Andres Paris arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

FARC negotiator Andres Paris arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

FARC negotiator Andres Paris arrives to talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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FARC delegate Ruben Zamora carries a picture of guerrilla Simon Trinidad, currently in prison in the U.S., before talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

FARC delegate Ruben Zamora carries a picture of guerrilla Simon Trinidad, currently in prison in the U.S., before talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

FARC delegate Ruben Zamora carries a picture of guerrilla Simon Trinidad, currently in prison in the U.S., before talks in Havana November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa
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