Lesvos islanders settle for Nobel nomination


Emilia Kamvisi (second right), 86, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and her friends are surrounded by journalists at the Skala Sikamnias village on Lesvos yesterday during the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize winner. Kamvisi and other Lesvos residents were nominated for the assistance they offered to refugees. The award went to Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos for his efforts to end the half-century war with FARC rebels. Syria’s White Helmet volunteers were also among the nominees for their daring efforts to rescue civilians caught up in the country’s war. [Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters]