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Santos to donate Nobel prize money to Colombia conflict victims

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos, pictured with his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez on October 7, 2016, will donate his Nobel Peace Prize money to victims of his country's conflictColombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced Sunday that he would donate his $925,000 in Nobel Peace Prize money to victims of the conflict that has roiled his country for half a century. The Colombia leader was speaking after a religious ceremony to dozens of victims of the armed conflict, where 79 people were killed in 2002 when FARC fighters threw an explosive device at a church where villagers were sheltering from fighting between guerrillas and paramilitary forces.

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