US News & World Report
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Says No Deadline for Peace Talks With FARC
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that setting a timeline on his government's negotiations with the guerilla group FARC would be "counter-productive."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Uribe not allowed to become new party's logo: Semana
Colombia's electoral authority has told the political party of former President Alvaro Uribe it is not allowed to use the former head of state's face in its logo and thus on the ballots, weekly Semana reported.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Miami Herald
As Colombiaa s presidential race heats up, peace talks take center stage
President Juan Manuel Santos registered his candidacy for reelection this week, becoming the frontrunner in a race that many view as a referendum on his signature achievement: ongoing peace talks with the country's largest guerrilla group.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Uribe assassination plot 'cooked up' by government: FARC
Colombia's largest guerrilla group FARC on Thursday denied they had planned on assassinating former President Alvaro Uribe and the country's chief prosecutor.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Poll confirms Santos' lead over competitors ahead of Colombia's 2014 elections
Colombia President Santos is enjoying a comfortable lead over other candidates running to become the South American country's president in the 2014 elections, the second poll this week confirmed on Tuesday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Key witness in case against Uribe's brother arrested
A policeman, alleged former paramilitary and key witness in the case against the brother of former President Alvaro Uribe has been arrested on murder charges, local media reported on Tuesday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Party politics defeated political ideals at Uribe convention: Colombia's former VP
Colombia's former prime minister, Francisco Santos, said that new partisan politics within the political movement of former President Alvaro Uribe are behind him losing the primary election.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Colombia's wayward search for peace
When Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was elected in 2010 with 70 percent of the vote, it was seen as an overwhelming vindication of the policies of his predecessor Alvaro Uribe, whose tough security policies rescued the country from near failed-state status and drove drug trafficking guerrillas from outside cities back into the jungle.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Former intelligence executive gave workshops to Colombia paramilitaries: Ex-AUC chief
A former executive of Colombia's now-defunct intelligence agency DAS on several occasions gave courses and masterclasses to members of the demobilized paramilitary umbrella organization AUC, the former paramilitary leader testified Thursday.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
Factbox: Candidates for Colombia's 2014 presidential race
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos plans to run for a second term in a 2014 election where he will face opposition candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Latin America's Latest Miracle: The Comeback Of Colombia
What a difference a decade makes. Ten years ago, Colombia was the Greece of Latin America in the eyes of investors.
Farc's slow death
As hopes rise for a final peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , many skeletons tumble out of years of the so-called people's struggle.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Santos knew about 'Uribe assassination plot' since 2010
Colombia's government was aware of an alleged FARC plot to assassinate former President Alvaro Uribe for years prior to the announcement of increased security for the former head of state, according to his successor, President Juan Manuel Santos.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The Miami Herald
Andres Oppenheimer: Why Colombia's peace talks may fail
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Fri Nov 15, 2013
A different look at Colombia
The Presidential hopefuls have yet to be announced but there is little question of who they will be and what they plan on doing.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Attempt on Uribe's life would destroy Colombia peace process, negotiator says
Colombia's lead representative in peace talks with Marxist FARC rebels said on Wednesday that any attack against former President Alvaro Uribe would destroy the negotiations.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Colombia announces alleged rebel plot to kill Uribe
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Colombian president ratings move up again, would win election
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' popularity rose for a second straight month in November and a poll published on Tuesday showed he would be re-elected next year in a second-round vote.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Uribe most investigated former president in Colombia
Colombia's former President Alvaro Uribe has 276 investigations leveled against him in Congress, making him the most investigated former president in the country, according to information released by an NGO Friday.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
Colombian presidential candidate slams Santos' peace efforts
Marxist FARC rebel leaders should be in a Colombian prison rather than negotiating peace with the government in Cuba, and no "terrorist" should ever be allowed into politics, opposition presidential candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga said on Friday.