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.
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.
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.
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
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 »