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Colombia votes No to peace deal

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The option not to ratify the peace agreement between the government of Juan Manuel Santos and FARC-EP won with 50,23% (6,428,776 votes) after the results of 99.76 % of polling stations had been collected; while the “yes” vote garnered 49,76% (6,369,008 ballots), according to information released by electoral authorities.

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President of Colombia arrives in Havana

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Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, arrived today in Havana where he will hold a meeting with senior FARC-EP leader, Timoleón Jiménez, with the aim of accelerating the peace process begun in 2012, reported Prensa Latina. Santos arrived in Cuba to participate “In a Colombia peace talks ceremony, in which important agreements regarding special jurisdiction for peace, established by the parties during the talks, will be announced”

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Peace is close for Colombia

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After nearly three years of peace talks in Havana, Colombia is about to take another step towards the political solution of the political, military and social conflict it has endured for over half a century. President Juan Manuel Santos made a stopover in Havana to meet with the negotiating team and accelerate the peace process.
“Peace is close,” the president tweeted.