Posted on December 28, 2016 9:07 pm
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Implementing the Agreement: Congress Approves Amnesty Law for FARC Rank and File and Military Personnel

From El Tiempo: Both chambers of Congress have approved the Amnesty Law that benefit rank and file FARC guerrilla fighters that have not committed crimes against humanity and for military personnel accused of minor offenses. The bills approved were exact in wording in both chambers, which voted as follows. Senate 69 in favor, 0 against; house 117 for and 3 against. The bill moves now to the executive and it will become law.

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