Colombian senate approves constitutional reform to implement peace deal
By 8 October 2015
Farc rebels. The peace agreement seeks to end the longest running conflict in the Americas (photo credit: The Independent)
<p>The First Committee of the Colombian Senate on Tuesday approved a constitutional reform that would validate the peace agreement between the government of Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia People’s Army (FARC-EP).
</p><p>The reform establishes special powers to the President, a special legislative committee for peace in Congress and creating multi-year investment plan for the country, El Espectador.
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