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