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Colombians Narrowly Reject FARC Peace Deal

Colombians narrowly rejected a peace deal with Marxist insurgents on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and handing a major defeat to President Juan Manuel Santos, who had staked his reputation on ending the 52-year war. Before the referendum, Santos, 53, said he had no Plan B and would return Colombia to war if the "no" vote won. Opinion polls had shown he would comfortably win and then be able to start implementing the deal painstakingly negotiated in Cuba over the past four years to end the longest-running conflict in the Americas.
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