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Give peasants land, Colombia rebels urge

Ivan Marquez, member of the FARC-EP leftist guerrilla delegation participating in peace talks, is seen during a press conference at the Convention Palace in Havana, on January 24, 2013. Leftist rebels holding peace talks with Colombia's government called Leftist rebels holding peace talks with Colombia's government called on it Saturday to hand over a huge amount of land to farmers so as to address the key issue of rural poverty. The FARC guerrilla group emerged in the 1960s precisely because of the huge gap in wealth between peasants and ultra-wealthy owners of huge haciendas, or estates.