🇨🇴 Former FARC rebels make debuts in Colombian elections | Al Jazeera English

Colombians get set to go to the polls on Sunday for legislative elections in advance of a presidential vote in May.

For the first time ever, former FARC rebel fighters are running for Congress.

FARC fought the Colombian government for more than over 50 years before signing a peace deal with the government in 2016.

They gave up their weapons and turned into a political party, but their arrival in politics has proven far from simple.

Al Jazeera's as Alessandro Rampietti reports from Tierralta, Colombia.

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