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Colombian government, FARC scramble to save peace deal

The Colombian government and FARC rebels scrambled Monday to save a peace deal after voters narrowly rejected it in a referendum, throwing the four-year-old peace process into uncertainty. The shock result prompted the government's chief peace negotiator to offer his resignation -- possibly paving the way for fresh talks -- as the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) vowed the rebels were prepared to "fix" the deal.
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