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Colombia, ELN rebels agree to peace talks: president

The Colombian government and the country's last active rebel group, the ELN, have reached a new agreement to launch formal peace talks, President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday. "I can tell you we have come to an agreement" on launching...Show More Summary

New Colombian plant discovered by Kew scientist honors Colombian president

A new plant species from Northeastern Colombia has been named Espeletia praesidentis, in honour of efforts made by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to build peace in his country after over five decades of conflict. The plant, from...Show More Summary

New plant named to honor the peace-making efforts of the Colombian President

(Pensoft Publishers) Named to honor the peace-making efforts of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, a new species of the sunflower family genus Espeletia is described from the Páramo de Presidente. The study was published in the open access journal PhytoKeys.

Eyes on a Prize

The winner of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, as you know, is Juan Manuel Santos, the president of Colombia. He won for his peace negotiations with the FARC (the worst of Colombia’s revolutionary and narco-terrorist groups). Did he tailor...Show More Summary

One Country’s (Recent) Story

Last month, Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize. He is the president of Colombia, and he won it for his peace negotiations with the FARC (a Communist and narco-terrorist group). When the prize was announced in October, I had...Show More Summary

Colombia offrers thousands of FARC rebels amnesty

Colombia has approved an amnesty law as part of President Juan Manuel Santos's revamped peace deal with leftist FARC guerillas.

Colombian president receives 'Catholic Nobel' for FARC deal

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday received the Lampara peace prize, the "Catholic Nobel", for his efforts to reach a deal with his country's Marxist FARC rebels. The award, handed over in the Italian city of Assisi,Show More Summary

Pope seeks common ground on Colombia peace deal with Santos, Uribe

Pope Francis brought together Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his predecessor Alvaro Uribe at the Vatican Friday, without managing to persuade them to overcome their differences over an historic peace accord with FARC rebels. Show More Summary

Colombia's president and opposition rival meet Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and opposition leader Alvaro Uribe met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday, as the government looked to build consensus for a peace deal with Marxist rebels.

Pope invites Colombia's Santos and Uribe to Vatican

Pope Francis has invited President Juan Manuel Santos and his predecessor Alvaro Uribe to the Vatican on Friday, Colombian officials said, in an apparent bid to strengthen the government's peace accord with FARC rebels. Uribe led opposition...Show More Summary

Colombia's president, opposition rival to meet with Pope Francis

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and right-wing opposition leader Alvaro Uribe will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday, in a bid to build consensus on a peace deal with the Andean country's Marxist FARC rebels, the government said.

Peace can transform Colombia into breadbasket for world, president says

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Curbing poverty and hunger in rural areas is crucial to building lasting peace in Colombia and in turn will help the nation become a breadbasket for the world, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday.

Colombian President Says Drug War More Dangerous Than All World Conflicts Combined

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos used his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech to urge a rethinking of the war on drugs, calling it more dangerous than all world armed conflicts combined. Santos’ pointed rejection of the drug war...Show More Summary

Colombian leader calls for “rethink” with war on drugs

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos used the Nobel podium in Norway to reiterate his call to “rethink” the war on drugs

The Nobel Interview: Juan Manuel Santos

As Colombia's president receives the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, he discusses the FARC peace deal and challenges ahead.

Santos accepts Nobel Peace Prize; Dylan not in Stockholm

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo. Literature Prize winner Bob Dylan is, as expected, not present at the ceremony in Stockholm.

Peace Laureate: Nobel Was 'Gift From Heaven'

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it gave a boost to the "impossible dream" of ending his country's half-century-long civil war. In his acceptance speech, Santos described the award as a "gift from heaven" and dedicated it to all Colombians, reports the AP...

Colombian Nobel Prize winner sees a "ray of hope" for Syria, Sudan

OSLO (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said an accord to end a 52-year civil war with Marxist rebels was a "ray of hope" for solving conflicts from Syria to South Sudan as he collected the Nobel Peace Prize on Satur...

Santos: no guarantee of peace with ELN rebels by end of mandate

Hours before accepting the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he could offer no guarantees there would be a peace deal in place with ELN rebels before the end of his mandate in 2018. "I cannotShow More Summary

Colombia's Santos accepts Nobel Prize as 'gift from heaven'

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it gave a boost to the “impossibl...        

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