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Colombia's Santos Wants More US Aid as Peace Nears With Guerrillas

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House Thursday, seeking more American aid to help his country rebuild as it nears a peace agreement with left-wing guerrillas it has been fighting for a half-century. Santos said his government hopes to sign the peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as FARC, by March 23. But he says Bogota also needs more U.S. financial assistance to rebuild roads, schools and...

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