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>> Colombians on Sunday voting in a deeply divisive presidential run-off between this man, right wing candidate Ivan Duque, and the first leftist to get through to a second round of voting, Gustavo Petro. It's the first election since the government struck a historic peace deal in 2016, with Marxist rebels called Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
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The deal ended a five decade conflict that killed more than 200,000 people. But its terms now hang in the balance, reports Reuters' Julia Sims Cub, from Bogata.>> Right wing candidate Ivan Duque has promised to modify the country's peace deal with FARC rebels, and to support industries like coal and mining which produces the country's top exports.
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It remains unclear whether Congress and the courts will allow him to make substantive changes to the peace deal. Leftist Gustavo Petro has promised to keep the accord intact, but to make profound changes to the country's economy, which he says has been controlled by political and social elites for too long.
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>> The FARC peace deal won outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos a Nobel Peace Prize. Right Wing Duque wants to change the accord with tougher punishments for FARC war crimes, while Petro promises to uphold it and continue a peace process with Columbia's last active rebel group, The National Liberation Army, or ELN.
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A lot is also at stake for Columbia's three $324 billion economy. Duque has promised to keep investors happy by cutting business taxes and boosting top exports, oil and coal. Petro wants a new economic model that abandons reliance on fossil fuels in exchange for wind and solar power.