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According to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos this raid became the largest ever seizure in Colombia's history. Reports state that the cocaine was located in the north-western Antioquia province, in four banana plantations near the country's border with Panama. Police reported that the drugs ...
The scandal over Kuuczynski's alleged bribery of Congress is similar to those that have rocked the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos and his predecessor Alvaro Uribe. Colombia's congress blocked legislation regarding an ongoing peace process last year, reportedly in an attempt to force ...

Four major oil multinationals, ConocoPhillips, Parex Resources, ExxonMobil, and Drummond, have all won tenders for fracking in Colombia and now await the final blessing from President Juan Manuel Santos. Juan Carlos Echeverry, former head of Colombia's largest and primary oil company Ecopetrol, ...
On one side, the Juan Manuel Santos' right wing government approach has been characterised as a “pax neoliberal”, aiming to enforce authoritarian, corporate, market-led policies under the guise of peace negotiations. On the other side, the view of social movements is grounded in recognition of and ...
Analysts and officials say traffic on those trails has increased in the weeks since Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced stricter enforcement at official border crossings, an effort to stem migration from Venezuela. Colombia doesn't recognise the Venezuelan migrants as refugees, but the UN's ...
BOGOTA: Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos ordered the resumption of peace talks with ELN rebels Monday, aiming to conclude an historic deal before leaving office in August, despite election gains for hardliners who reject his policies. Santos redoubled his commitment to the talks despite his ...

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2018 file photo, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos addresses the media after talks with Austrian President Alexander van der Bellen at the Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria. Santos said on Monday, March 12, 2018 that he's resuming peace talks with his nation's last remaining ...
The president will also visit Colombia and meet with President Juan Manuel Santos, the White House said in a statement. “This travel demonstrates the president's resolve to deepen our historical ties with our partners in the region and to strengthen our joint commitment to improve security and prosperity for ...
Back in September 2016, at the 71st United Nations General Assembly, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos triumphantly announced "the end of war in Colombia". Since 2012, Santos' government had been negotiating with the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), an armed ...
While the FARC deal earned current President Juan Manuel Santos a Nobel peace prize, it turned a large swath of the nation against him, as the deal now guarantees the former rebel group at least five seats in the Colombian House of Representatives and Senate in the March 11 legislative election.
However, talks with the ELN and the peace agreement struck with FARC have been used by supporters of former president Alvaro Uribe to attack President Juan Manuel Santos' government for bowing to rebel pressure. After the Colombian government suspended the talks, the ELN has reiterated calls to ...
Colombia strengthened migratory controls and offered humanitarian aid to help hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic devastation at home, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, even as his country shoulders millions of dollars in monthly costs to support the migrants.
In a visit to the border region, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he would impose stricter migratory controls, suspend new daily entry cards for Venezuelans and deploy 3,000 new security personnel along the frontier, including 2,120 more soldiers. Speaking in Cucuta, a Colombian border city ...
In a joint appearance with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Tillerson said that as a primary consumer of illicit drugs the U.S. shares a responsibility in combatting the narcotics trade and will continue to support Colombia's efforts. His conciliatory remarks came months after President Donald Trump ...
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos suspended ongoing peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN) on Monday, after the leftist rebel group killed several police officers in a series of bomb attacks over the weekend. It is the second time this month, negotiations between the government and ...
In Colombia, Tillerson will meet with President Juan Manuel Santos to discuss the resurgence of coca crops — the raw ingredient of cocaine — in Colombia and long-term security cooperation between the two allies. In Peru, Tillerson and President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will, among other issues, discuss ...
Bogota: Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday suspended peace talks with Marxist ELN rebels after a series of bombings over the weekend killed seven police officers and injured dozens. The government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) have been in talks since February 2017 to ...

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (right) visits an injured police officer at the hospital in Barranquilla, on January 27, 2018. At least three police officers were killed and fourteen other were wounded when alleged drug traffickers detonated a remote-controlled bomb at a station in the northern city of ...
01_27_JuanManuelSantos_01 Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos condemned Saturday's deadly bombing that killed three police officers. Police are still looking for more suspects after arresting one person. GETTY. "For us there's no doubt this was an act of retaliation," Mayor Alejandro Char said.
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said new rebel attacks Wednesday have prompted him to recall his chief negotiator to peace talks with the country's last remaining insurgent group in a setback for efforts to end a half-century of political violence in the South American nation. The reported clashes ...
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said new rebel attacks Wednesday have prompted him to recall his chief negotiator to peace talks with the country's last remaining insurgent group in a setback for efforts to end a half-century of political violence in the South American nation. The reported clashes ...
FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, President Juan Manuel Santos speaks during an event marking one year since the signing of the peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, at Colon theater in Bogota, Colombia. Santos said new rebel attacks Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 ...
“We need to see results, we need to see the trends reversing,” Tillerson said at a news conference in Bogota with Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos. Tillerson's remarks came days after U.S. President Donald Trump had threatened to curb assistance to illicit drug hotspots. Last Friday, President ...
BOGOTA: Colombia will not recognise the validity or the result of forthcoming presidential elections in neighbouring Venezuela, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, adding he expected other countries would share the view that the vote is illegitimate. Venezuelan President Nicolas ...
Juan Manuel Santos said the U.S. will suffer the most if it follows an isolationist path. The Colombian president said his ... Speaking to CNBC at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Juan Manuel Santos said he was a strong believer in free trade. "Protectionism is something that will hurt ...
Following are excerpts from a CNBC interview with Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia and Steve Sedgwick from the World Economic Forum 2018. Steve Sedgwick: I'm delighted to welcome Juan Manuel Santos, the president of Colombia, to our show. Nice to see you Sir. Juan Manuel Santos: ...
Bogota, Colombia | AFP | Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday named a former vice president as chief negotiator in peace talks with rebels from the National Liberation Army (ELN). In a meeting with journalists, Santos said Gustavo Bell would replace Juan Camilo Restrepo after the latter ...
One sign of hope is the award of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos - an expression of support for the process of peaceful dialogue. After October's failed referendum, rebel leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) remained in negotiations with ...
President Juan Manuel Santos, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end Colombia's conflict, said the cold reception isn't ...
A year after he signed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), President Juan Manuel Santos used his thank you speech as he received the Chatham House Prize in London in early November to reassert the international community Colombia's obligation to fulfill the ...
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos yesterday hailed his country's peace deal with the Farc guerrilla group as a chance to preserve his ...
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos looks on after the seizure of more than 12 tons of cocaine in Apartado, Colombia November 8, 2017.
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos speaks during a press conference in Bogota, Colombia October 27, 2017. Credit: Reuters/Jaime ...
(RTTNews) - Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos was linked to two companies established in tax havens, according to the Paradise ...
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos was in Ottawa on Monday to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who pledged Canadian ...
... he is concerned about the "extraordinary" increase in drug crops in Colombia, in a letter to his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos.
Colombian president, KU alumnus Juan Manuel Santos to visit KU next ... and University of Kansas alumnus Juan Manuel Santos will visit his ...
... be lifting any time soon, and hardly an attention-grabber for Juan Manuel Santos – or at least, if his administration wants a nation connected, ...
(RTTNews) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos praised the investment environment in his country and said that the South American ...
President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday called the episode “regrettable” and promised a thorough investigation of both incidents, which ...
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos came to Harvard Law School on Sept. 20, to receive the “Great Negotiator Award,” an honor ...
BOGOTA, Colombia — Pedro Santos, the nephew of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, was 14 when he came out as gay to his ...
Last year's winner was Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the statesman for his work in ...
Presidents Juan Manuel Santos in Colombia and Michel Temer in Brazil have shown lower poll numbers this year. But Maduro's popularity has ...
... Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) reached a historic peace deal with the government of President Juan Manuel Santos last year.
Colombian security forces have captured 28 members of the country's most-feared drug gang, President Juan Manuel Santos has said. Santos ...
Bogota (AFP) - Colombian security forces have captured 28 members of the country's most-feared drug gang, President Juan Manuel Santos ...
To mark the launch of our Spanish-language channel in Bogota, FRANCE 24 spoke to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
... is a threat to the region and beyond, but military intervention is not a good option, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday.
Colombia's most powerful drug trafficking gang is ready to turn itself in to the authorities, President Juan Manuel Santos announced Tuesday.


 

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