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Colombia - Farc Rebels

NPR's Martin Kaste reports from Bogota that Colombia's President Andres Pastrana is under increasing pressure to bring the rebel group known as FARC back to the negotiating table. Pastrana was elected in 1998 largely on the basis of his daring meeting with the FARC commander, but over the past two years, the peace process has stalled and the public is getting impatient. {The FARC commander has agreed to meet face-to-face with Pastrana this Thursday, but under certain pre-conditions. One is that the government crack down on right-wing paramilitary groups that routinely kill anyone suspected of being a rebel sympathizer.}

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