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Nobel Peace awardee faces drug problem

IN Oslo, Norway, last Saturday, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia, for his efforts to end a half-century of civil war which has killed over 220,000 and displaced eight million people in the longest continuing conflict in the Western Hemisphere.

A Colombian peace deal that the president and the country’s largest rebel group had signed just days before was defeated in a referendum on Sunday, leaving the fate of a 52-year war suddenly uncertain.

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