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 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
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.
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 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 »
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...
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos announced the rising death toll early Saturday evening.
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos warned the death toll could rise as the search for survivors continues.
President Juan Manuel Santos says at least 127 people have been killed, a number he says is likely to rise
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 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
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
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 […]
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.
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
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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.