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Juan Manuel Santos’s Nobel prize could save the peace process in Colombia | Ciaran Norris

Syria’s White Helmets were the popular choice – but awarding the Nobel peace prize to Colombia’s president may help to end the country’s 52-year conflict Right now, more than 300,000 people are very disappointed. In all likelihood, the number is most probably in the tens of millions. Why? Because the Syria Civil Defence, more widely known as the White Helmets, did not win the 2016 Nobel peace prize – despite the hundreds of thousands of signatures on a petition.
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