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In Shocking Referendum Vote, Colombia Rejects Deal To End Rebel War: Future Uncertain

In one of the biggest surprises over the weekend, Colombians went to the polls on Sunday to participate in a Yes/No referendum on a recently signed historic peace deal with the FARC leftist guerrilla movement to end more than 50 years of armed conflict (which started in 1964). As Goldman writes, the campaign was highly polarized and perhaps as a resul, the final referendum result was very tight and in the opposite direction of early poll indications.
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