Police officers guard the exit of the last container with arms of the FARC, in Pondores, Colombia, 15 August 2017. After five decades of armed conflict, Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, was on hand to witness the last of the FARCs weapons delivered to the UN Mission in Colombia. EPA/Leonardo Munoz

COLOMBIA – Colombia declares war ‘truly over’ as last FARC guns roll away

President Juan Manuel Santos declared Colombia’s 50-year conflict with FARC guerrillas finally over on Tuesday, as the last truckloads of decommissioned weapons rolled away to be melted down. Santos himself shut a padlock on the last lot of decommissioned rifles before it was taken out of a remote demobilization camp to formally seal the UN-supervised disarmament…