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U.S. Vows Support for Colombia Peace Talks

U.S. Vows Support for Colombia Peace Talks

(QCOLOMBIA) WASHINGTON  (IPS) – Despite looming differences over Colombia’s drug policy, President Barack Obama renewed his support for a peaceful settlement to the civil war that has plagued the country for over half a century in a meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Tuesday. The White House visit came as the Colombian government is […]

Colombia’s President Santos Stands For Re-election in 2014

Colombia’s President Santos Stands For Re-election in 2014

(QCOLOMBIA) -Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday he will seek a second term in next May’s election, a widely expected decision that could offer him another four years to pursue a peace process he initiated with Marxist FARC rebels. “I am running because I am convinced we have advanced sufficiently and finally it […]

Colombia & FARC Agree But Tough Drug Question Remain

Colombia & FARC Agree But Tough Drug Question Remain

(QCOLOMBIA) – The Colombian government and Marxist guerrillas have negotiated a deal on ensuring rebel political participation, a key advance, moving the talks closer to the complex issue of the drug trade. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the Colombian government reached an agreement on political participation — the second of six items […]

Colombia Opens Consulate in Calgary, Canada

Colombia Opens Consulate in Calgary, Canada

(QCOLOMBIA) Colombia’s Consul to Canada, Andrés Talero’s new office in the Beltline will provide services to the approximately 8,000 people from Colombia living in the city of Calgary and encourage business between the two countries. Talero said the decision to open a consulate in Calgary reflects a recognition in Bogota that Canada’s economic centre of […]

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