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Colombian government and Farc to sign new peace deal

By Emily Wright

Colombia's government and Farc guerrillas will sign a new peace deal on 24 November after a previous agreement to end their half-century-old war was defeated in a referendum last month.

After that vote, Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, announced that the ceasefire between the two sides was over.

Although he later extended it to the end of the year, and today's new deal has since emerged, Farc leaders maintained a planned vigil at the start of November.

It was held on the eve of November 1st – the day the war had been due to restart, at least in theory.

Correspondent Emily Wright travelled to a small village in Uribe, southeast Colombia to report on the vigil.

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