BOGOTÁ, Colombia -- The death of FARC commander Raúl Reyes is being seen here as a significant turning point in Colombia's internal armed conflict with Latin America's oldest insurgency, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
While the killing of Reyes on Ecuadorian soil has sparked a diplomatic crisis between Colombia and its neighbors, it is the impact of his death on the country's conflict that will be noted in the annals of Colombian history. ...
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