Colombia's President and candidate Juan Manuel Santos (C) walks with his family, wife Maria Clemencia (2nd L), sons Martin (L) and Esteban (2nd R) and daughter Maria Antonia, after casting his vote in Bogota May 25, 2014. REUTERS/John Vizcaino
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Colombians voted for a president on Sunday in the tightest election in two decades that may determine whether the country continues peace talks with leftist guerrillas or steps up its battlefield offensive to end a 50-year war.Uribe fell out with Santos, 62, when the president launched peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) instead of sticking to the eight-year strategy of forcing the group's surrender on the battlefield.Zuluaga has galvanized conservative Colombians who believe the talks will fail like three similar attempts since the 1980s, including a 1999 peace deal that let the FARC bolster its ranks and boost involvement in drugs.
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