A group of US experts will travel to Colombia next week to help the local health health authorities to control the Zika virus which has already affected over 25,000 people in the country, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas. The virus has been linked to the devastating birth defect microcephaly, which prevents fetus' brains from developing properly. Show More Summary
James Jordan, national Alliance for Global Justice co-coordinator, speaks to Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear regarding the visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to Washington, DC, to meet US President Barack Obama.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos met with President Barack Obama on Thursday to seek support for a historic peace agreement with leftist guerrillas, which would bring an end to his country’s 50-year civil war, and for help combatting the Zika virus. Continue reading ? The post Colombian president sets eyes on post-conflict future appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos meets with President Obama at the White House amid peace talks in his country
As Colombia nears a historic treaty to formally end the oldest armed conflict in the Americas, its president, Juan Manuel Santos, came to Washington on Wednesday to ask President Obama for money and other help for the complicated task of post-war reconstruction. Santos' three-day visit is timed...
"I have never seen a day of peace in my life," Colombian civil society leaders have told me. As President Juan Manuel Santos visits Washington on February 3 and 4, 2016, there's hope they may see such a day. Talks with the FARC guerrillas are advancing, with agreement on the thorniest issue, transitional justice, reached in December. Show More Summary
Colombia: President Juan Manuel Santos called on the U.S. to remove the FARC from its list of terrorist groups in order to help advance peace talks that could end with a full agreement by March. Puerto Rico: While the Zika virus continues...Show More Summary
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos is asking the United States to remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia from its list of terrorist organizations and suspend drug warrants against guerrilla commanders toShow More Summary
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that a red alert has been issued in Colombia as water levels dropped significantly in the Magdalena River, the country’s main waterway, as well as Cauca River.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia has declared a red alert because of low water levels in two key rivers which supply hundreds of towns and cities in the South American country, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday.
US President Barack Obama will meet with Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos in Washington, DC on February 4, 2016, the White House said in a press release on Tuesday.
HONOLULU (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will host Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos for an "official working visit" in Washington on Feb. 4, the White House said on Tuesday.
HONOLULU (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will meet with the president of Colombia in February to show support for a potential peace agreement in that country. The meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Feb. Show More Summary
Colombia: Colombia became the latest Latin American country to partially decriminalize marijuana use after President Juan Manuel Santos decreed the production and sale of the plant for medical use. Venezuela: The Venezuelan legislature...Show More Summary
Colombia, a country that was once synonymous with illegal drugs, legalized medicinal marijuana on Tuesday. President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree making its consumption, cultivation, purchase, and sale legal for medicinal and scientific...Show More Summary
BOGOTA, Colombia — This beauty pageant-obsessed South American nation briefly celebrated what appeared to be an unprecedented feat: back-to-back Miss Universe titles. From President Juan Manuel Santos to Miss Colombia's relatives inShow More Summary
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos hailed a reparations deal agreed with FARC rebels on Tuesday as an “important step” towards a conclusion to a decades-long civil war. Peace talks between FARC guerrillas and the Bogota government...Show More Summary
archaeologicalnews: CARACAS - One of the world’s most sought-after, fought over and valuable shipwrecks has been discovered off the coast of Colombia, President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed Saturday. At a press conference in the colonial...Show More Summary
The wreck of a Spanish ship laden with treasure that was sunk by the British more than 300 years ago has been found off the Colombian coast, says President Juan Manuel Santos. The wreck was discovered near the port city of Cartagena....Show More Summary