Colombians reject historic peace deal with rebels

Colombians on Sunday rejected a peace deal with the country’s leftist guerrilla fighters that could have ended the longest-running armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere.

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With 99.9% of voting stations reporting, the “no” votes against the deal held a 50.2% to 49.8% lead late Sunday, according to government figures.

Sunday’s vote left people throughout Colombia uncertain about their future.

The text in this article has been published earlier in USA TODAY.