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Colombia president asked to testify in campaign probe

Colombia's National Electoral Council is asking President Juan Manuel Santos to voluntarily testify in its investigation into whether his re-election campaign received contributions from the scandal-tarred Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. … Click to Continue »

Colombia launches truth commission under peace deal

Colombia created a "truth commission" on Monday to help it heal after decades of war under a recent peace deal with the leftist FARC rebels. President Juan Manuel Santos also signed into law a decree establishing a special unit to search for people still missing in the country's 53-year conflict. Show More Summary

Rescuers Search For Survivors After Mudslides In Colombia Kill At Least 200

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

At least 43 children are among the dead after floods and landslides tore through the town of Mocoa. President Juan Manuel Santos is promising to rebuild.

Death Toll Climbs From Colombian Mudslides

More than 250 people, including at least 60 children, have been killed by the huge mudslides in Mocoa, Colombia. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been in Moca since yesterday, and he's tweeting continuous updates. The heads of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

The Latest: Death toll rises to 207 in Colombia avalanche

The Latest on the deadly river overflow in southern Colombia (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says that at least 207 people have been killed in … Click to Continue »

More than 100 killed in Colombia landslide

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Over 100 people have been killed in a landslide following heavy rains in Colombia, the nation’s president confirmed Saturday. “It has just been reported to me that we have 112 people dead,” President Juan Manuel Santos said after arriving in Mocoa and declaring a state of...

193 dead, 220 missing, 202 injured in Colombia after wall of water roars through city

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos announced the rising death toll early Saturday evening.        

154 dead, 220 missing in Colombia after wall of water roars through city

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos warned the death toll could rise as the search for survivors continues.        

127 dead after city devastated by "avalanche of water"

President Juan Manuel Santos says at least 127 people have been killed, a number he says is likely to rise

River Overflows, Kills 154 as They Sleep in Colombia

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos says at least 154 people have been killed after intense rains triggered an avalanche of mud and water from overflowing rivers that swept through a small city, the AP reports. Santos arrived at the disaster zone Saturday, warning the death toll could rise as the...

Venezuelan defense minister denies troops entered Colombia

Venezuelan defense minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez denied Saturday that troops from his country had intruded on Colombian territory. Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday he had complained to his Venezuelan counterpart...Show More Summary

Angry Colombia says Venezuela sent troops into its territory

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Colombia slammed its neighbor Venezuela on Thursday for what it said was an "unacceptable" incursion by Venezuelan military forces on its territory, and sent troops to secure the area. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said heShow More Summary

Venezuelan troops invaded Colombia this week. But just a little bit.

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A group of about 60 Venezuelan soldiers crossed the border into Colombia this week, set up camp on a banana plantation and flew their national flag for a few days, an incident Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos called “a totally unacceptable” violation of national sovereignty. Santos said Thursday he spoke personally to Venezuelan President Nicolás […]

Venezuela to withdraw troops after Colombia border crossing

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will withdraw troops from Colombia's side of the two countries' border, after his soldiers set up camp in the neighboring country, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday.

Colombia's Santos apologizes over Odebrecht campaign funds

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos apologized Tuesday over funding for his 2010 election campaign from scandal-plagued Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht, saying he had been unaware of the payments at the time. Santos, the winner...Show More Summary

Colombia's Santos apologizes for illegal funds paid into campaigns

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday acknowledged that funds were illegally obtained during his 2010 election campaign and asked the nation's forgiveness for the "shameful" act.

Corrupt firm paid part of Colombia president's campaign

The former campaign manager for Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is acknowledging for the first time that a scandal-tarred Brazilian construction company illegally paid costs related to the Nobel Peace … Click to Continue »

Plant species discovered in Colombia named to honor Santos

Scientists have named a recently discovered Colombian plant species in honor of President Juan Manuel Santos' efforts to build peace following five decades of armed conflict.

Colombia's Santos may have received Odebrecht contributions

A corruption scandal that has spread across Latin America is inching closer to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos amid new evidence that suggests a Brazilian construction company paid $1 million … Click to Continue »

Colombia FARC rebels to start disarmament process

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels can begin surrendering their weapons to the United Nations now that almost 7,000 of them have reached designated demobilization zones around the country, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Monday.

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