Colombia and FARC rebels agree to renew peace talks

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By Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) – The Colombian government and leftist rebels will renew suspended peace talks this month, reviving efforts to end Latin America’s longest running war, officials said on Wednesday. Colombia had suspended the two-year-old peace talks taking place in Cuba while the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) had captured an army general, Ruben Dario Alzate. The rebels freed Alzate on Sunday after holding him for two weeks. The war has killed some 200,000 people since 1964. …