Posts by Tag: foreign relations»

News

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

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.

News

Santos visits Paris, reiterates Colombia’s solidarity with terrorism victims
Jan 26, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

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 »

News

Colombia rejects Charlie Hebdo massacre
Jan 8, 2015 Ξ Comments Off

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.

News

Colombia hails US for will to normalize relations with Cuba
Dec 18, 2014 Ξ 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.

News

Santos begins Latin America tour
Dec 5, 2014 Ξ 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.

News

US congressmen pledge support for post-conflict Colombia
Nov 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

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.

News

Colombia condemns Nigeria school suicide bombing
Nov 11, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia condemns Nigeria school suicide bombing

posted by David Wing

Colombia on Tuesday condemned a suicide bombing of a secondary school in Nigeria that killed at least 47 people the day before.

News

Colombia arrests suspect in Venezuela lawmaker’s murder
Nov 6, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia arrests suspect in Venezuela lawmaker’s murder

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Colombian authorities have detained the alleged mastermind behind the assassination of Venezuelan deputy Robert Serra and his partner Maria Herrera, local media reported on Thursday.

News

US support vital for Colombia peace: Former ambassador
Oct 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

US support vital for Colombia peace: Former ambassador

posted by Emil Foget

United States presence and back-up is vital in the event Colombia’s government and rebel group FARC successfully end peace negotiations, the country’s former ambassador to Washington said on Monday

Peace talks

Obama reiterates support for Colombia peace process: Santos
Oct 8, 2014 Ξ Comments

Obama reiterates support for Colombia peace process: Santos

posted by Adriaan Alsema

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday called his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos to “catch up” on pending issues and reiterate his support for ongoing peace talks with rebel group  Full Article »

News in Colombia
Sign up for the free weekly email from Colombia Reports.