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"Cynthia Arnson, director of the Wilson Center's Latin America Program, told VICE News on Tuesday there are still significant unresolved questions surrounding the Havana talks — specifically the question of handling accountability for FARC leaders and providing justice for the conflict's victims. Further complicating matters, said Arnson, is FARCs wealth derived from the drug trade — profits many of its disparate members likely will be loath to give up. As the violence drags on into its sixth decade, the Columbian public, meanwhile, is increasingly suspicious of FARC's intentions."

"The experience is that the FARC used these ceasefire to gather strength and deepen their involvement in drug trafficking," said Arnson. "But the real sticking point right now is the nature of transitional justice, and whether the FARC will agree to any kind of jail time."

"In their minds [transitional justice] means they will apologize and pay some reparations, but never have to go to prison," added Arnson. "This is not a formula that is acceptable to the Colombian public."

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