Colombian president awarded Nobel Peace Prize days after peace deal is rejected

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the award Friday, just days after Colombian voters rejected a peace deal President Santos had been negotiating with FARC rebels to end 52 years of conflict. What’s the committee’s justification for awarding a peace prize to someone whose peace deal has fallen through? Nobel Committee Chairwoman Kaci Kullmann Five said she hoped the award would spur the process forward toward lasting peace.