JUAN MANUEL SANTOS
World hopes for renewed cooperation with US under Biden
Many expressed hope Biden would right U.S. democracy two weeks after rioters stormed the Capitol, shaking the faith of those fighting for democracy in their own countries. Biden “understands the importance of cooperation among nations,” said former Colombian president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Juan Manuel Santos, who left office in 2018. “President Biden’s message of unity as he takes office is one that resonates with New Zealanders,” Ardern said. World leaders also acknowledged the history of Vice President Kamala Harris taking office. “That is an historic moment and one that, I think as a father of daughters, you can only celebrate," Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali
BREAKING NEWS:The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali.#NobelPrize #NobelPeacePrize pic.twitter.com/uGRpZJHk1B The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 11, 2019JUST IN: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. Some observers warn that the unrest will grow ahead of next year's election.The Nobel committee acknowledged that "many challenges remain unresolved. "Since 1901, 99 Nobel Peace Prizes have been handed out, to individuals and 24 organizations. While the other prizes are announced in Stockholm, the peace prize is awarded in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.So far this week, 11 Nobel laureates have been named. Even though the peace prize is awarded in Norway, the amount is denominated in Swedish kronor.abc13.com