Colombia’s Juan Manuel Santos Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos delivers a statement to the press Tuesday after meeting with former President Alvaro Uribe and other opposition leaders at the presidential palace in Bogota, Colombia. Photo: Fernando Vergara / Associated Press

OSLO, Norway — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded Santos “for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end.”