Last days of the FARC

A peace deal will end half a century of war and allow the rebels to reintegrate into Colombian society. [21 photos total]

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Fighters from FARC playing volleyball at a camp where they prepare to ratify a peace deal with the government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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A fighter from FARC seats during the opening of ceremony congress at the camp where they prepare for ratifying a peace deal with the government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia. REUTERS /John Vizcaino #
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Fighters from FARC dance during a cultural event at a camp where they prepare to ratify a peace deal with the government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia. REUTERS /John Vizcaino #
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FARC's Tatiana, 36-year-old and six months pregnant, sits next to gifts for the baby at a camp where the FARC will ratify a peace deal with the Colombian government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia. (REUTERS/John) #
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FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, better known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, is seen on a screen during the opening of ceremony congress at the camp where they prepare for ratifying a peace deal with the government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia. REUTERS /John Vizcaino #
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A couple from the 51st Front of the FARC rest inside a tent at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. A peace deal unveiled between Colombia's government and guerrilla leaders will end half a century of war and allow the rebels to set up a political party and seek power peacefully, at the ballot box. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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But reintegrating 7,000 fighters of the FARC - many of whom have spent at least half their lives at war � will be a crucial part of making the peace deal work, and it is no easy task. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Members of the 51st Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia stand in line to get food at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Leidi, a member of the 51st Front of the FARC, poses for a picture at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Members of the 51st Front of the FARC patrol in the remote mountains of Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Eduar, a member of the 51st Front of the FARC, is seen wearing a cap with badges showing images of Che Guevara and FARC's late founder Manuel Marulanda at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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A machine gun and a chair are pictured in at a camp of the 51st Front of the FARC in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Fighters from FARC, arrive at the camp to prepare for an upcoming congress ratifying a peace deal with the government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia. REUTERS /John Vizcaino #
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Patricia, a member of the 51st Front of the FARC, poses for a picture at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Members of the 51st Front of the FARC listen to a lecture on the peace process between the Colombian government and their force at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Carlos, a member of the 51st Front of the FARC, is seen at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Yeimi and Sebastian, members of the 51st Front of the FARC, are seen inside a tent at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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A member of the 51st Front of the FARC feeds his pet bird at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Members of the 51st Front of the FARC prepare food at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Member of the 51st Front of the FARC patrol in the remote mountains of Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #
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Alexandra, a member of the 51st Front of the FARC, poses for a picture at a camp in Cordillera Oriental, Colombia. (REUTERS/John Vizcaino) #

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