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US to give extra $420K to aid Colombia’s peace process
Posted by Arthi Nachiappan on Jun 18, 2014 Leave a comment

US to give extra $420K to aid Colombia’s peace process

The United States government is to grant Colombia a further $420,000 to aid the country’s peace process, the US Deputy Secretary of State announced earlier this month.

OAS disqualifies Uribe’s fraud allegations as ‘absolutely disproportionate’
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 16, 2014 Leave a comment

OAS disqualifies Uribe’s fraud allegations as ‘absolutely disproportionate’

The electoral observation chief of the Organization of American States (OAS) disqualified criticism of former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe of widespread voter fraud and abuse of power as “absolutely disproportionate.”

Colombia’s voters need to give ‘legitimacy’ to elections: National Registrar
Posted by Philip Acuña on Jun 15, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia’s voters need to give ‘legitimacy’ to elections: National Registrar

Colombia’s National Registrar on Saturday urged citizens to give “greater legitimacy” to the country’s second round of presidential elections by not abstaining and turning out to vote.

International monitors arrive ahead of Colombia’s presidential elections
Posted by Tim Hinchliffe on Jun 13, 2014 Leave a comment

International monitors arrive ahead of Colombia’s presidential elections

International observers and monitors have arrived in Colombia to assist the country’s election body National Registrar to ensure a safe voting process for the nation’s presidential elections on Sunday, national  Full Article »

OAS to send 74 observers for Colombia’s presidential elections
Posted by Larisa Sioneriu on Jun 12, 2014 Leave a comment

OAS to send 74 observers for Colombia’s presidential elections

The Organization of American States (OAS) will send 74 observers to monitor Colombia’s second round of presidential elections, the body announced Thursday in a press release.

OAS passes unanimous resolution supporting Colombia peace process
Posted by Larisa Sioneriu on Jun 6, 2014 Leave a comment

OAS passes unanimous resolution supporting Colombia peace process

The Organization for American States (OAS) officially expressed its unanimous support Thursday for ongoing peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC rebel group, the country’s largest.

International community laments high abstention in Colombia’s presidential elections
Posted by Nicolas Bedoya on May 26, 2014 Leave a comment

International community laments high abstention in Colombia’s presidential elections

The Organization of American States (OAS) called on Colombia’s government to address the alarmingly large percentage of voter abstention from the country’s latests presidential elections, according to a statement released on  Full Article »

OAS team begins independent electoral observation in Colombia, finds no ‘irregularities’ so far
Posted by Philip Acuña on May 25, 2014 Leave a comment

OAS team begins independent electoral observation in Colombia, finds no ‘irregularities’ so far

The Organization of American States (OAS) has initiated its election monitoring campaign in various Colombian cities and has reported no irregularities in the lead up to Sunday’s presidential elections.

Foreign observers begin monitoring Colombia’s presidential elections
Posted by Alexandra Jolly on May 22, 2014 Leave a comment

Foreign observers begin monitoring Colombia’s presidential elections

An electoral delegation from the Organization of American States (OAS) arrived in Colombia on Wednesday to monitor the upcoming presidential elections, according to local media reports. 

OAS to hold ceremony for Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Wednesday
Posted by Philip Acuña on Apr 30, 2014 Leave a comment

OAS to hold ceremony for Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Wednesday

The Organization of American States (OAS) will hold a ceremony on Wednesday for the late Colombian author and nobel laureate, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.