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Colombia's FARC rebels declare ceasefire as talks begin
Published on:Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 19:18
Colombia's leftist FARC rebels on Monday declared a unilateral two-month ceasefire, at the start of talks in Cuba with the Bogota government on ending Latin America's longest-running insurgency.
"The leadership has ordered that all military operations against government forces come to a halt," the head of the delegation for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, Ivan Marquez, said upon arrival at the Havana talks venue.