Peace In The Americas: How Long Will It Last?

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People hold up letters that form the word "Peace" in Spanish during a gathering at Bolivar square in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Jennifer Alarcon/AP)

The signing of a peace accord in Colombia on Monday closed the door on 60 years of conflict across Latin America.

More broadly, there’s no longer a single war in the Americas — a collection of 30 countries stretching from the Canadian Arctic to the bottom of South America.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson hears more from NPR’s Greg Myre.


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