Colombia: President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed his intention of running for reelection "because I am convinced we have advanced sufficiently and finally it is possible to reach that future of prosperity and peace that all Colombians...Show More Summary
Colombia is preparing a letter of protest to Russia after two Russian bomber planes twice entered the Andean nation's airspace without authorization when flying between Venezuela and Nicaragua last week, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday.Santos said the two planes crossed Colombian airspace on Friday flying from Venezuela to Nicaragua. Show More Summary
(BOGOTA, Colombia) — President Juan Manuel Santos is hailing a partial agreement on a role in Colombian politics for the nation’s largest rebel group as an unprecedented accomplishment after a year of peace talks. He also told the nation...Show More Summary
South America: Public discontent and a summer of protests have contributed to plummeting approval ratings for Peruvian President Ollanta Humala (27%) and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (21%). Puerto Rico: Health secretary Francisco Joglar resigned after the controversial deaths of ten people at a public hospital due to a bacterial infection. Show More Summary
NOTHING brings together domestic foes like an external enemy. So when President Juan Manuel Santos announced that Colombia would not heed a ruling last November by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague that granted 70,000...Show More Summary
Venezuela-Colombia Ties – A meeting between Venezuela’s opposition leader Henrique Capriles and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has enraged Venezuelan officials, with the country’s foreign minister Elías Jaua telling state TV that the meeting “will bring a derailment of the good relations that we have,” reports the Associated Press. Show More Summary
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