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Colombia’s Santos Touts Peace Prize as ‘Gift from Heaven’

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday, touting the honor as a “gift from heaven” for his efforts in ending the 50-year civil war in Colombia. “With this agreement, we can say that the American continent – from Alaska to Patagonia – is a land in peace,'' Santos said of the landmark peace deal while speaking in Oslo’s City Hall. Santos was awarded the peace prize for his work in brokering a peace deal between the Colombian government...

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