For President Juan Manuel Santos, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, for negotiating the end to the Colombian government’s 50-year war with the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia). “He has been adding – bringing together friends and enemies to achieve what once seemed impossible.” –Ingrid Betancourt, activist and former presidential candidate held hostage by FARC for six years.
Source: Betancourt, Ingrid, (2017, May 1-8). Juan Manuel Santos: Peacemaker, in The 100 Most Influential People [Special issue]. Time, 189, 16-17, p. 66.