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10/21/2011

Time: ETA Declares Peace. Is Spain Ready to Believe It?

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Lisa Abend, Time's Madrid correspondent and author of 
The Sorcerer's Apprentices: A Season in the Kitchen at Ferran Adrià's ElBulli.
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The words Spaniards have waited 43 years to hear finally came on Thursday evening. In a video sent to a handful of media outlets, three masked figures wearing the typical beret of the Basque country appeared on screen and declared, "ETA has decided to bring its armed activity to a definitive cessation." And with that, the separatist violence that has plagued Spain for more than four decades — and left 829 people dead — appeared to end. By Lisa Abend, Time, Madrid, Oct. 21, 2011
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