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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Wins Nobel Peace Prize for Truce with FARC Rebels

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to strike a deal with FARC rebels after more than half a century of conflict between the two sides. Santos struck a peace deal with the rebel group’s leader Timoleon “Timochenko” Jimenez last month but it was narrowly rejected in a referendum on Sunday after four years of talks in the Cuban capital, Havana.
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