Former US President Bill Clinton and the country’s special envoy to Colombia’s peace talks reportedly asked former president Alvaro Uribe to stop resisting a possible peace with rebel group FARC.
While in Washington DC, former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe decried the recent convictions of political allies, asking for their international protection against what he has called “political persecution”.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos slammed down ex-president Alvaro Uribe’s proposal to prolong peace talks between the Colombian government and rebel group FARC, stating that the plea “has no logic.”
Former president Alvaro Uribe on Sunday urged the Colombian government not to rush ongoing peace talks with FARC rebels and avoid harmful agreements with what he considers “a narco-terrorist group.”
Colombia’s ex-President Alvaro Uribe on Tuesday rejected a suspension of bombings of FARC camps, stating that the guerrilla group has failed to comply with the unilateral truce it imposed to advance peace Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos is putting Colombia’s armed forces on the same level as terrorists by allowing the military to negotiate a bilateral ceasefire with rebel group FARC, former President Full Article »
Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe said on Thursday that he is willing to meet with his successor, President Juan Manuel Santos, if this is bartered by former UN Secretary General Full Article »
The political battle between Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his predecessor, Alvaro Uribe, has reached a record low after the head of state implied the “extreme right” opposition leader is “using fascist Full Article »
Colombia’s Congress has disallowed former President Alvaro Uribe to travel to the United States where he hopes to garner political support for his opposition to ongoing peace talks with leftist rebels.
Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe will travel to Washington DC next week to meet with US lawmakers, reported Colombian weekly Semana on Thursday.
Former president Alvaro Uribe has stepped up accusations that Colombia’s government is persecuting political opponents while catering to the “extreme left” as judicial pressure on his allies mounts.
Allies of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his political rival, former President Alvaro Uribe, are too divided to jointly present a mayoral candidate for the capital Bogota where the leftist Full Article »
Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has rejected an invitation from President Juan Manuel Santos to discuss ongoing peace talks with the FARC, calling it a “false gesture,” local radio station Santa Fe Full Article »
In an apparent attempt to ease opposition to ongoing peace talks with rebel group FARC, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos invited his bitter rival, ex-president Alvaro Uribe, to sit down with him Full Article »
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos joined political adversaries of his predecessor, Senator Alvaro Uribe, in exposing the apparent hypocrisy of the former head of state in criticizing ongoing peace talks with leftist rebels.