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U.N.: Rebels Turn in First 140 Weapons in Colombia Peace Deal

AP Editors Monday, March 20, 2017

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's largest rebel group has handed over 140 weapons to United Nations observers as part of an historic peace agreement.

Under the accord, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia agreed to turn over 30 percent of its arsenal by March 1. But delays in setting up the 26 rural camps where nearly 7,000 rebels are now gathered meant not all the containers designed to hold the weapons were ready. ...

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