Colombia’s former President Alvaro Uribe, leader of the conservative opposition in the Senate, wants the state to have the monopoly on the cultivation and sales of medical marijuana if approved Full Article »
Colombia’s chief government negotiator in peace talks with rebel group FARC began meeting with political parties on Tuesday in order to increase congressional understanding and support of the negotiations.
The ex-President Alvaro Uribe is seeking to repeal the eight-year sentence of the former leader of paramilitary organization AUC, insisting that Salvatore Mancuso lied about the involvement of the military, business, Full Article »
Daniel Coronell is the journalist behind the recent string of revelations which has exposed former President Alvaro Uribe’s now-evidently hypocritical opposition to the Colombian government’s peace talks with the FARC rebels.
Neo-paramilitary group the “Aguilas Negras” sent a death threat to 99 human rights workers and politicians, while praising Colombia’s “best-ever president,” Senator Alvaro Uribe.
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 a surprise debate in Colombia’s Congress, the ruling coalition accused senator and former President Alvaro Uribe of hypocrisy, pointing out the that former president was making similar concessions to rebel groups Full Article »
A controversial House representative on the congressional committee charged with investigating ex-President Alvaro Uribe is resigning, to be replaced by a representative who was elected amidst accusations of electoral fraud, according to local media reports.