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A historic peace deal between the Colombian government and left-wing Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels faltered earlier this month, when voters narrowly rejected the accord in a national vote. The deal's defeat is not the end, as both sides have agreed to talk further, with Colombians who opposed the deal playing a larger role. But for the time being the peace process is in limbo, and the FARC rebels — who began to emerge from jungle redoubts and criminal activities when peace looked close — are in a precarious position.
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