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Spain reiterates support for Colombia peace talks, but fails to offer concrete aid
Mar 5, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Spain reiterates support for Colombia peace talks, but fails to offer concrete aid

posted by Alice Bradshaw-Smith

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos returned from Spain on Thursday with no promises of concrete support for a post-conflict situation in the South American country.

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‘No evidence’ of Colombia paramilitary involvement in Venezuela
Mar 2, 2015 Ξ No Comments

‘No evidence’ of Colombia paramilitary involvement in Venezuela

posted by Rebecca Florey

Colombia’s Interior minister on Monday stated that there is “no evidence” that the US government and paramilitaries from Colombia have incited violence in Venezuela.

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Panama lawmaker angers Colombia over xenophobic slur
Feb 25, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Panama lawmaker angers Colombia over xenophobic slur

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia’s Foreign Ministry said she will write a formal letter of rejection to her Panamanian counterpart over a congresswoman who — in a debate on migration — referred to Colombians in  Full Article »

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Venezuela seeks improved US relations with controversial Colombian ex-president’s help
Feb 5, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Venezuela seeks improved US relations with controversial Colombian ex-president’s help

posted by Rebecca Florey

Venezuela has asked Colombian ex-president Ernesto Samper for help in securing improved diplomatic relations with the United States.

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No more walking on eggshells: Colombia expresses support for Venezuela opposition
Jan 28, 2015 Ξ No Comments

No more walking on eggshells: Colombia expresses support for Venezuela opposition

posted by Rebecca Florey

Relations with Venezuela hit rocky ground again on Tuesday after Colombia’s foreign ministry requested the release from prison of a leading Venezuelan opposition figure.

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Santos visits Paris, reiterates Colombia’s solidarity with terrorism victims
Jan 26, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Santos visits Paris, reiterates Colombia’s solidarity with terrorism victims

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday reiterated his country’s solidarity with victims of a Muslim extremists’ attack in Paris while on an official visit to France while stressing the need for  Full Article »

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Colombia rejects Charlie Hebdo massacre
Jan 8, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Colombia rejects Charlie Hebdo massacre

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The Colombian government and media on Thursday rejected an Islamist attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 and injured 11 in Paris the day before.

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Colombia hails US for will to normalize relations with Cuba
Dec 18, 2014 Ξ No Comments

Colombia hails US for will to normalize relations with Cuba

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday joined other Latin American leaders to praise United States President Barack Obama and Cuban dictator Raul Castro for their decision to normalize relations.

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Santos begins Latin America tour
Dec 5, 2014 Ξ No Comments

Santos begins Latin America tour

posted by Juan Pablo Acevedo

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos, began today a tour through Latin America that will take him to Ecuador, Mexico and Peru, before its conclusion in Miami.

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US congressmen pledge support for post-conflict Colombia
Nov 13, 2014 Ξ No Comments

US congressmen pledge support for post-conflict Colombia

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The United States’ “partnership” with Colombia is “stronger than ever,”  said two members of the US House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee after a visit to Bogota.

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