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Colombia Elections

A Year Of Presidential Elections In Latin America

VOXXI | Gabrielle Meyer | Posted 03.17.2014 | Latino Voices

With seven out of 19 Latin American countries holding presidential elections in 2014, this year is monumental for shaping the course of Latin America...

Aida Avella, Colombian Presidential Candidate, Faces Shootout

AP | LIBARDO CARDONA | Posted 02.24.2014 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Unidentified gunmen tried to halt a convoy carrying a leftist presidential candidate Sunday and exchanged gunfire with its s...

U.S.-Educated Economist Wins Colombia's Presidency By Largest Margin In Modern History

AP | LUISA FERNANDA CUELLAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's president-elect was congratulated by Venezuela on Monday while a friendly phone call from Ecuador's president sugg...

Colombia Elections: Brainy Outsider vs. Uribe Torchbearer

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

IBAGUE, Colombia — The campaign rally feels like a cross between a civics lecture and a revival meeting. The bespectacled former university rect...

Hollman Morris, Colombian Journalist, Says Patriot Act Visa Rejection for "Terrorist" Activities "Puts My Life in Danger"

Max Schoening | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Schoening

A Colombian journalist who was recently denied a visa to study under Harvard University's Nieman Fellowship program says the State Department's decision may put his life under further threat.

Washington and the Colombian Elections

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aldo Civico

There is an anecdote circulating in Washington. It is about a meeting between the Colombian foreign minister Bermudez and the president of the Senate ...

The Colombian Elections: Who Will Be the Next President of Macondo?

Michael Fairbanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Fairbanks

How many countries in the world could elect as its next president someone who dropped his pants and mooned a disrespectful audience of students?

Antanas Mockus: Has Colombia Found Its Obama?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nadja Drost - GlobalPost BOGOTA, Colombia -- He got married on an elephant. He dispatched mimes into the streets to shame drivers into respectin...

Colombia's Elections: Under the Gun

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

The results of Colombia's elections raise serious doubts about the quality of that country's democracy, especially in the light of past and present violence.