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2016 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded To Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

OSLO, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a surprise after Colombians voted “No” to an agreement he signed with Marxist rebels to end 52 years of war. Santos has promised to revive a peace plan even though Colombians, in a referendum on Sunday, narrowly rejected the accord. Many voters reckoned it was too lenient on the FARC guerrillas.
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