- No one expected Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to win the Nobel Peace Prize after voters had said "No" to his peace plan
- The decision by the Nobel committee was, at first glance, disconcerting. But it was not wrong
Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review, and a former CNN producer and correspondent. Follow her @FridaGhitis. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)The news that Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize came as the second shock in a week to the Colombian people -- including Santos.