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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

4 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago October 07, 2016 Oct 7, 2016 Friday, October 07 2016 October 07, 2016 6:48 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Associated Press, ABC News

OSLO, Norway - Colombians are just waking up to the news that their president has won the Nobel Peace Prize.

President Juan Manuel Santos won the prize for his efforts to end a civil war that has killed more than 200,000 Colombians.

Although citizens narrowly rejected the peace deal between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the Norwegian Nobel Committee says that doesn't mean the peace process is dead.

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