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  • Nobel Peace Prize 2016 Juan Manuel Santos

    October 7, 2016

    The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2016 to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end, a war that has cost the lives of at least 220.000 Colombians and displaced close to six million people. The award should also be seen as a tribute to the Colombian people who have not given up hope of a just peace.
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    Colombia: At Last Peace with the FARC?

    November 9, 2012

    Columbia’s fourth attempt at peace with the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) started formally last month in Oslo and will continue the 15th of November in Havana, Cuba. The earlier attempts- starting in 1984, 1990 and 1998- to end one of Latin America’s longest and bloodiest armed conflict all failed. Why would the outcome of the peace talks this time be different?

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