Ex-Colombian President Belisario Betancur dies at 95

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, whose bold efforts to reach a peace deal with leftist rebels in the 1980s were undone by drug-fueled bloodletting and an explosion of violence backed by state security forces, died on Friday. He was 95.

Betancur’s death was confirmed by President …