The Colombian government and leftist guerrillas will begin negotiations to end 50 years of civil war. The fact that Cuba facilitated the process is consistent with its important new role in Latin American affairs.
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The capture and detention of former President Laurent Gbagbo ends last week's military standoff in Côte d'Ivoire, but innumerable challenges remain.
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