Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (Left) and the head of the FARC guerrilla Timoleon Jimenez, aka Timochenko, shake hands during the signing of the historic peace agreement, days before the people of Colombia voted it down. Photo: Reuters Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (Left) and the head of the FARC guerrilla Timoleon Jimenez, aka Timochenko, shake hands during the signing of the historic peace agreement, days before the people of Colombia voted it down. Photo: Reuters
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (Left) and the head of the FARC guerrilla Timoleon Jimenez, aka Timochenko, shake hands during the signing of the historic peace agreement, days before the people of Colombia voted it down. Photo: Reuters

Nobel prize for Colombian leader can act as an incentive to forging a lasting peace with rebels

Juan Manuel Santos suffered a setback when a referendum rejected the deal with Farc guerillas but award can help put the pact back on track

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (Left) and the head of the FARC guerrilla Timoleon Jimenez, aka Timochenko, shake hands during the signing of the historic peace agreement, days before the people of Colombia voted it down. Photo: Reuters Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (Left) and the head of the FARC guerrilla Timoleon Jimenez, aka Timochenko, shake hands during the signing of the historic peace agreement, days before the people of Colombia voted it down. Photo: Reuters
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (Left) and the head of the FARC guerrilla Timoleon Jimenez, aka Timochenko, shake hands during the signing of the historic peace agreement, days before the people of Colombia voted it down. Photo: Reuters
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