The ELN, Colombia’s second-largest leftist rebel group, must release a civilian and a soldier held hostage before the government will agree to begin a peace process, President Juan Manuel Santos Full Article »
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday thanked the United Nations’ Security Council for unanimously supporting a mission to oversee a pending truce and peace agreement with FARC rebels.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos asked his predecessors to join him and his US counterpart Barack Obama at the White House commemoration of 15 years Plan Colombia.
US president Barack Obama and his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos on February 4 will present a revised US policy that will be focused on peace building, according to Colombia’s ambassador.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday asked the former president of the country’s constitutional court to resign “for the dignity of justice” amid one of the country’s most high-profile Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos congratulated Venezuela on Monday, a day after Colombia’s neighbor massively but peacefully elected the government into the opposition benches of the National Assembly.
Weeks after the Colombian government and FARC rebels announced a “historic” deal on transitional justice, negotiators are still working on major issues, reportedly including a judicial exemption for former heads of state.
President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday gave US transport company Uber six months to register as a formal company in Colombia or be banned from the South American country.
Colombia will create a holding company of state-owned businesses in a bid to increase transparency and as a step toward membership in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Full Article »
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos sent his brother to privately meet with FARC rebel leader “Timochenko” in Cuba to negotiate a conclave between negotiators that could speed up three-year-long peace Full Article »
Three years after the peace talks with the FARC began, President Juan Manuel Santos implied that he would have to resign if the Colombian people reject an eventual peace deal.