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Former Colombian Guerrilla Launches Bid to be President

Former guerrilla leader Rodrigo Londono was once one of Colombia’s most-wanted men. Now he is a presidential contender. The graying, spectacled man best known by his alias Timochenko launched his bid Saturday to lead the government he once battled from the jungle with a celebratory campaign kickoff featuring giant posters, colorful confetti and a catchy jingle. “I promise to lead a government that propels the birth of a new Colombia,” he said. “A government that at last represents the...

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