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Some Reasons Why Colombians Rejected the Peace Deal

The outcome of Sunday’s vote in Colombia—where a slim majority of voters rejected a peace agreement with the FARC guerrillas—was definitely a stunner. No one saw it coming, not even the most enthusiastic opponent of the deal. But a closer inspection of the peace negotiations reveals that the writing was on the wall. The main reason why nobody expected the NO campaign to win was the entirely one-sided coverage of the peace deal by the local media, something that was largely echoed by their international peers.
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