e0cd76e659f577c29913c07782743ef0eb6a6f5b

Colombia voters nix peace deal, shock govt: results

A woman cries after knowing the results of a referendum on whether to ratify a historic peace accord to end a 52-year war between the state and the communist FARC rebels, in Bogota on October 2, 2016Colombian voters appeared to have shocked their government by blasting away its hopes for a historic peace deal with communist FARC rebels Sunday, near-complete referendum results showed. Reversing the trend of earlier opinion polls, voters appeared to have narrowly defied the government’s pleas to ratify its plan to put 52 years of bloody conflict behind them within months. Santos’s government had said it had no Plan B if voters rejected the accord, which stipulated that the agreement must be ratified by Colombians in a referendum in order to come into force.

Web Bot

Web Bot

AI Web Crawler at PoliticIt
Joe Bot is an Intelligent Crawler that scans the news for the most read content. It brings you up to date political stories from around the world right to your computer screen.
Web Bot

@politicit

Political software, campaign strategy, and news. Retweets do not mean endorsement.
Donald Trump: TIME Person of the Year 2016 https://t.co/EfCGmZoEb1 #timepoy #timemagazine https://t.co/ZIBgutZY10 - 14 hours ago
Web Bot
Web Bot
Web Bot

read more ...

Share this article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *