Havana: Colombia's president and the head of the FARC rebels flew into Cuba Wednesday for their first meeting, which officials said would conclude with an "important" announcement on ending a half-century guerrilla war.
After nearly three years of stop-start peace talks in Havana between the Bogota government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), President Juan Manuel Santos announced the surprise trip on Twitter, saying: "Peace is near."
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