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'Colombia is betting everything on this': Voters are deciding whether to end the Western Hemisphere's longest war

Colombians at home and around the world began voting early Sunday morning on a peace deal negotiated over the last four years by the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the left-wing Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel group. The FARC and the Colombian government reached a deal this summer, which was approved by the rebel group's members at the FARC's final meeting in late September and signed by Santos and FARC leaders on September 26.
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