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  • Presidente de Colombia dice que su salud es óptima pese a accidente de incontinencia

    Presidente de Colombia dice que su salud es óptima pese a accidente de incontinencia
    El presidente de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, acusó el martes a sus contradictores políticos de atacarlo y de propagar a través de las redes sociales el rumor de que no está en condiciones de salud para continuar gobernando al país, después de sufrió...
  • Colombia facing oil pipeline attacks before presidential election

    BOGOTA, Colombia — Attacks by insurgents on Colombia's oil pipelines and labor force could intensify before May's presidential election and June's 50th anniversary of the founding of the country's largest rebel group, analysts said Friday. The...
  • Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago

    Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago
    — The rules of business in Bogota in the 1990s reached far beyond balance sheets and profit margins. If you could afford an armored car, you bought one. If you had the means to move your family to Miami, you did. On weekend trips, you either...
  • Will peace come to Colombia?

    A tentative deal reached this month between Colombia's largest rebel group and President Juan Manuel Santos' government could finally lead to an end to the country's bloody, decades-long conflict. The agreement establishes a basic framework under...
  • Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit

    Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit
    QUITO, Ecuador — Colombia has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Ecuador for human and economic damage caused by spraying an anti-coca herbicide that blew across the countries’ common border. The settlement of the 2008...
  • Colombia government, FARC rebels reach milestone on path to peace

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- In a milestone first step in efforts to end Latin America’s longest-running insurgency, Colombia’s largest rebel group and the government said Sunday in Havana that they had reached an agreement on land reform, the first of...
  • Colombian president announces fall peace talks with rebels

     
    Prospects for an end to four decades of civil strife in Colombia inched closer to reality Tuesday as President Juan Manuel Santos announced that his government has signed an agreement to start peace talks in Norway with the country’s largest rebel...
  • Controversial Georgetown gig for Colombia's Alvaro Uribe

     
    The arrival of former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe at Georgetown University is sparking campus debate on the two-term leader's legacy in security and human rights. Uribe starts work this semester as a "Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global...
  • Report: The Salvadoran ex-guerrilla advising Mexico's drug-war leaders

     
    Nearly 30,000 people, the latest figure being used, have died in Mexico's drug war in the nearly four years since President Felipe Calderon dispatched the military to disrupt the country's drug-trafficking organizations. Calderon's administration has...
  • Colombia's Alvaro Uribe reached out to rebels, rebels to the U.S., cables show

     
    Colombia's right-wing former president, Alvaro Uribe, sought contact in the final months of his term with the FARC guerrilla army in an effort to set "road maps" for new peace talks during the government of his successor, Juan Manuel Santos, leaked U.S....
  • Alvaro Uribe meets local leaders, promotes trade

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will meet with former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Vélez, who is leading a delegation of more than 100 Colombian businessmen and elected officials.  The group will participate in the first U.S.-Colombia Internati...