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Colombia’s new Defence Minister Pinzon eyes victory

Colombia’s new Defence Minister, Juan Carlos Pinzon, has been sworn in, with orders to give the “final blow” to the Farc rebel group. Mr Pinzon is an economist, a former deputy defence minister, and a close ally of President Juan Manuel Santos. He was brought in to replace Rodrigo Rivera, amid a growing perception that security gains are being reversed. Mr Pinzon has promised more innovation in tackling Marxist guerrillas…