By Kimberly Theidon, Tufts University and Roxanne Krystalli, Tufts University
The Nobel Committee awarded Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos the Nobel Peace Prize.
His key accomplishment was the Sept. 26 signing of the Colombian peace agreement between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, as known as FARC. The signing marked the formal end of 52 years of civil war.
The Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace prize. The award was announced by Kaci Kullmann Five, a politician and head of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, in Oslo, Norway. The Nobel peace Prize co...
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 ...
The Colombian president was cited for reaching a peace agreement with the FARC insurgency. Colombia's voters narrowly rejected the peace agreement in a binding referendum this week.
The Nobel committee in Norway awards Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos the coveted Peace Prize days after the Colombian people rejected his deal in a referendum.