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Juan Manuel Santos

Drug War Trumps Free Trade in Colombia

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Renewal of the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act is critical if the Obama administration is to maintain its strategic alliance with the world's largest grower of coca leaves.

Colombia, Venezuela Restore Diplomatic Relations

AP | CESAR GARCIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTA MARTA, Colombia — The leaders of Colombia and Venezuela have re-established diplomatic relations, saying they are starting to repair confi...

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: Strategy of Tension?

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aldo Civico

When I saw the images of the recent attack near my Bogota apartment, I could not help but think about the car bombings that had occurred when I was in Sicily, 18 years ago.

A Word to Colombia's New President: Real Security Is the Rule of Law

Lisa Haugaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lisa Haugaard

If the Obama Administration wants to be a true friend to Colombia, U.S. support-both aid and trade-must be conditioned upon real and lasting human rights improvements.

Angelino Garzon, New Colombia VP, Has Heart Surgery After 2 Days On Job

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's brand-new vice president underwent heart bypass surgery Monday after he was rushed to the hospital with severe che...

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...

Chaos in Caracas: Chavez Says U.S. Hastening Plans to Attack

John H. Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John H. Tucker

Chávez's socialist government is in no danger of losing the majority, but opposition parties are making inroads. In desperate need of diversion, Chávez has created a state of high alert.

Colombia's New Economic Reality

Luis Guillermo Plata Paez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Luis Guillermo Plata Paez

As experts predict emerging markets will grow up to three times faster than developed countries this year and will drive global economic recovery, Colombia is well positioned for growth.

Colombia: and the Winner Is, Antanas Mockus

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aldo Civico

Over the past ten days, I was amazed to see window with signboards for Antanas Mockus, the presidential candidate of the Green Party. It's the Colombian version of the Obama syndrome.

Colombia's "Genocidal Democracy" May Have Claimed Over 150,000 Lives*

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

In his book, Colombia: The Genocidal Democracy, Father Javier Giraldo, a Jesuit priest and long-time human rights activist in Colombia, estimated that...

Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia Presidential Candidate, Oversaw The Company Managing Elections

Special to the Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Nadja Drost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOGOTÁ, Colombia - The man most likely to become Colombia's next president this Sunday has played a previously undisclosed role as a corporate office...

Colombia Retains Position as the Most Dangerous Country in Latin America

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

Colombia was ranked the most violent country in Latin America, and the top 11th most violent country in the world in the 2010.

Carville, Colombia and BP

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

James Carville moves in powerful circles in the U.S. What's less commonly known, however, is that he is also a virtual kingmaker in Latin America.

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?