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What Just Happened in Colombia?

By a razor-thin margin of less than half a percentage point, Colombian voters narrowly rejected a proposed peace plan that would have formally ended the longest-running war in the Western Hemisphere. Almost everyone thought the referendum would pass, that it was a mere formality after years of painstaking negotiations in Cuba, but no. The UK’s Independent calls the vote “Farcxit.
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