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In divided Colombia, split reactions to Nobel prize

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos delivers a speech next to his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez after winning the Nobel Peace Prize 2016In a Colombia left deeply divided by a contested peace deal with the FARC rebels, not everyone was happy about President Juan Manuel Santos winning the Nobel Peace Prize Friday. “Santos doesn’t deserve it,” said Rodolfo Oviedo, one of the opponents of a peace deal that aimed to end half a century of conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Oviedo, a 40-year-old farmworker, was forced from his land by the FARC in 2004, in the central department of Tolima, a rebel stronghold.

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