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Venezuelans flee to Colombia amid crisis at home

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says his country needs international help to cope with a humanitarian crisis after the arrival of hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans.

Colombia says needs international aid to cope with Venezuela crisis

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday the country needs international aid to help cope with the humanitarian crisis caused by hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing over the border to escape the economic crisis at home.

Colombia's Santos will toughen controls on Venezuelan border, provide aid

CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia strengthened migratory controls and offered humanitarian aid to help hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic devastation at home, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, even as his country shoulders millions of dollars in monthly costs to support the migrants.

Colombian negotiator returning to Ecuador for talks with ELN rebels

BOGOTA (Reuters) - The Colombian government's head negotiator at peace talks with the ELN rebel group will return to Ecuador to seek a new ceasefire, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Sunday, after being recalled to Bogota following a surge in guerrilla attacks.

Colombia to seek new ceasefire with ELN guerrilla group

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Sunday he would seek a new truce with the ELN group in a bid to salvage peace talks that had been set back after a recent offensive by the rebel group. The ELN indicated a willingness to resume negotiations. Show More Summary

Colombia president suspends ceasefire talks over rebel attacks

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced that he had suspended peace talks with National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels in response to what he said were guerrilla attacks earlier Wednesday. "I have talked with the head of the government...Show More Summary

Weights from Santo Domingo

3 months agoSports / Boxing :

By Robert Coster Alberto Puello 142 vs. Francisco Contreras 141 Norberto Jiménez 115 vs. Reiyci Rosa 117 Mitchel Rivera 132.8 vs. Manuel Boti 134.8 Yomar Medina 134 vs. Luis Chala… Read More » The post Weights from Santo Domingo appeared first on

Santos names ex-VP as chief negotiator with Colombia rebels

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday named a former vice president as chief negotiator in peace talks with rebels from the National Liberation Army (ELN). In a meeting with journalists, Santos said Gustavo Bell would replace...Show More Summary

Colombia urgently crafting law to allow crime gangs to surrender

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's government is urgently working with Congress on a law that would lay out terms of surrender for crime gangs such as the Gulf Clan, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, after the gang declared a unilateral ceasefire.

Colombia marks anniversary of FARC deal as optimism wanes

Colombia on Friday marked a year since the signing of a landmark peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, which President Juan Manuel Santos said had saved thousands of lives. Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londono returned to the same Bogota theater where they signed the deal a year ago to end Latin America's longest war. Show More Summary

FARC dissidents face full force of Colombia military: president

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Former Marxist FARC rebels who have chosen to join drug trafficking gangs instead of demobilizing will face the full power of Colombia's military, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, amid worries gangs will stymie security gains.

Colombia Reports A Historic Seizure Of Cocaine: More Than 13 Tons

4 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The drugs are worth more than a third of a billion dollars, according to President Juan Manuel Santos.

US university honors Colombian president for contributions

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is calling for the peace process in his county to serve as a beacon of hope while accepting an honorary degree from a U.S. university. … Click to Continue »

Santos condemns killing of indigenous leader

Visiting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday condemned the killing of an indigenous leader last week by the ELN guerrillas in violation of its ceasefire with Bogota. "Of course, we condemn the assassination as we would any...Show More Summary

Colombia leader thanks Canadians for supporting peace effort

Colombia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning president has thanked Canadians for their support of his country's peace process. Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the peace prize last year for his efforts to … Click to Continue »

Colombia hosting 470,000 Venezuelans: Santos

Colombia is bearing the brunt of Venezuela's economic and political chaos, President Juan Manuel Santos said Friday, hosting nearly 470,000 people who have fled the crisis. He told reporters that Colombia was the country that "suffers most" from the crisis in Venezuela, with which it shares a 2,200 kilometer (1,370-mile) long border. Show More Summary

Colombia captures 28 members of feared drug gang: Santos

Colombian security forces have captured 28 members of the country's most-feared drug gang, President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday. Santos made the announcement in the country's northwestern region of Antioquia where the operation, code-named "Odyssey", targeted the Gulf Clan. Show More Summary

Israel, Colombia pledge cooperation in post-conflict era

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos are pledging to strengthen ties in areas like science and tourism as Colombia transitions into a post-conflict era. Netanyahu … Click to Continue »

Main Colombia narco gang ready to surrender: President

Colombia's most powerful drug trafficking gang is ready to turn itself in to the authorities, President Juan Manuel Santos announced Tuesday. Santos said his government met Sunday with the head of the Gulf Clan, who had made clear he...Show More Summary

Colombia Will Sign Cease-Fire Before Pope Visits

Colombia's government will sign a bilateral cease-fire with the nation's last remaining major rebel group ahead of Pope Francis' visit this week, President Juan Manuel Santos announced Monday. Santos said the agreement will be signed later in the day in Quito, Ecuador, where negotiations with the National Liberation Army, or...

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