Former President Clinton visited Colombia last week, meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos and visiting Bogota, where Mayor Gustavo Petro showed him around the city in an electric taxi.
During the afternoon of March 4, 2013, Colombians found out [es] that their current president, Juan Manuel Santos, is one of the 259 candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize. Various netizens showed their disagreement using the hashtag #SantosNobeldelainfamia [es, Santos Nobel of Infamy]. Written by Cati Restrepo · Translated by...
Juan Manuel Santos, incumbent President of Colombia, which has fought a long-time war on drugs with the support of the U.S., has just signed a public letter questioning that war on grounds of efficacy, cost, side effects, and fairne...
Colombia: A recent International Court of Justice on Colombian territory and public doubts over peace talks with the FARC have caused the approval rating of President Juan Manuel Santos to plummet by fifteen points in two months. Latin America: A U.N. Show More Summary
Colombia: President Juan Manuel Santos announced that he would undergo surgery on Wednesday in order to treat a “non-aggressive prostate cancer.” Caribbean: A “Border of Lights” commemoration will be held in the Dominican Republic this week in memory of the thousands of Haitians killed in the "parsley massacre" seventy-five years ago. Show More Summary
Juan Manuel Santos will undergo surgery to remove tumour located in his prostate gland on Wednesday.
(BOGOTA, Colombia) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced Monday that he has prostate cancer. He said the tumor was caught early and would be removed this week. The 61-year-old Santos told reporters in announcing the cancer at the presidential palace, his wife Maria Clemencia at his side, that he has a 97 percent chance [...]
Otto Perez Molina, of Guatemala, along with Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia, and Philipe Calderon of Mexico yesterday spoke at the U.N. and urged serious discussion of drug policy. This was not based on libertarian pleas for freedom, but...Show More Summary
After 7 years and thousands of posts by several contributors, the political blog Atrabilioso, managed by journalist Jaime Restrepo Vásquez, closed last August 31. The blog's contributors were critics of President Juan Manuel Santos‘ administration and staunch supporters of former President Álvaro Uribe. Written by Julián Ortega Martínez · comments...
The last of the old-school Colombian drug lords has been captured in Venezuela, said Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos during a televised speech on Tuesday. Daniel Barrera, also known as "Crazy Barrerra" or "The Madman" had a $5 million U.S. bounty on his head.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - One of Colombia's most wanted drug traffickers was captured in neighboring Venezuela on Tuesday with the help of Caracas as well as British and U.S. intelligence agencies, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said. Show More Summary
By Tony Daltorio: Earlier this month, it was confirmed by Columbian President Juan Manuel Santos and the Marxist Farc guerrilla movement that an agreement had been reached on a road map that may end Latin America's longest running insurgency. Show More Summary
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos's announcement hat he has agreed to peace talks with the narco-terrorist FARC is a dangerous gambit that threatens to undo a decade's worth of hard-won military gains that have rescued ColombiaShow More Summary
President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday night rejected a proposal by Colombia's main leftist rebel movement to observe a cease-fire during peace talks that are to begin next month in Norway
Bloggings by boz highlights the five key points that President Juan Manuel Santos presented for negotiation in talks with the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia). One of these key points is, The end of armed conflict, including disarming and reintegrating FARC combatants into civilian life. This is what the...
Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, announced Tuesday that his government has agreed to a road map to launch peace talks with the country’s largest and oldest rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
By Juan Carlos Hidalgo Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos said yesterday that his government will start “exploratory” peace talks with the FARC guerrillas, the oldest insurgency in the Americas. The announcement, which was widely expected in recent weeks, is highly controversial in Colombia. Show More Summary
Rebel group fighting since 1964 may come in from the cold – but what is Farc? Briefing LAST UPDATED AT 14:06 ON Tue 28 Aug 2012 COLOMBIA'S president, Juan Manuel Santos, has confirmed that his government is holding talks with the left-wing armed rebel group Farc. Show More Summary
(BOGOTA, Colombia) — President Juan Manuel Santos said Monday that his government has opened “exploratory talks” with Colombia’s main rebel groups in a bid to end a stubborn half-century-old conflict. Santos’ announcement in a brief televised address followed mounting rumors of talks supposedly held in Cuba between representatives of his government and the leftist Revolutionary [...]
President Juan Manuel Santos met with the indigenous people of the Cauca to hear their grievances and to talk about the ongoing conflict in this department. Thousands of indigenous people came from several regions of the country with the intention of speaking with the President and to push an initiative of peace. The meeting ended without having reached substantial agreements.