Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday promised free housing for victims of a flash flood that killed at least 62 and destroyed nearly an entire town in the west of the Full Article »
Colombia is set to end the use of aerial fumigation of coca after President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday called on the National Drug Council to ban spraying the chemical that is alleged to cause cancer.
The urban approval rating of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has hit an almost all-time low with no more than 29% of Colombians approving of their head of state, Gallup Full Article »
The FARC guerrillas have thrown a bucket of cold water at Colombia’s hope for peace through their killing of 11 soldiers on Wednesday, say national media, while 61.8% of Colombians surveyed Full Article »
United States President Barack Obama on Saturday “celebrated” Colombia’s peace progress in a meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at the 7th Americas Summit in Panama.
Colombia’s conservative opposition has insisted that security in the country has worsened. The allegations have been cast off as “lies” by President Juan Manuel Santos, but the Deputy Minister of Defense was forced admitted Full Article »
Colombia’s Conservative party has taken seat in the country’s opposition bench, leaving the coalition of President Juan Manuel Santos who the conservatives say has become increasingly “inept and corrupt.”
The main obstacle to signing a peace deal with Colombian rebel group FARC is getting the Marxist group to accept punishment for crimes that have occurred over the half century war, Full Article »