Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/03/2016 - 00:29

Colombia's rejection of the FARC peace agreement vote is a missed opportunity for the country is finally moving out of the tragic 50-year war.

The no vote to the peace agreement sealed just a week ago by the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas won by a narrow margin in the plebiscite held, according to official data.

With virtually all polling stations counted, the "no" totaled 6,429,730, votes, or 50.23%, compared with 6,370,274 votes achieved by the "yes", which accounted for 49.76%.

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Colombia referendum: Voters reject FARC peace deal

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Colombians reject historic peace deal with rebels

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