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Colombia is stuck in political limbo, and vital US aid might hang in the balance

In a national plebiscite on October 2, Colombian voters narrowly rejected a landmark peace deal to end a 52-year war between the state and leftist rebels, with "no" votes winning out by just 54,000 of the 13 million ballots cast. In the immediate aftermath, the Colombia peso slumped, falling 2.7% on Monday morning to 2,959.03 to the dollar. Later on October 3, Moody's said the "no" victory was a negative for the country's credit profile.
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