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Irish Examiner
Colombia becomes fourth Latin American country to allow gay marriagemonth rejected a judge’s opinion that would have stopped same-sex unions from b
Colombia becomes fourth Latin American country to allow gay marriage
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
month rejected a judge’s opinion that would have stopped same-sex unions from being registered as marriages. President Juan Manuel Santos’ government argued in favour of marriage rights for gay couples. You might also like More From The Irish... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Colombia legalises same-sex marriageallowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Urug
Colombia legalises same-sex marriage
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. As part of the proceedings President Juan Manuel Santos' government argued in favour of marriage rights for gay couples. You might also like More From The Irish... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Colombia legalises same-sex marriageonly a handful of nations in Latin America allowing gay and lesbian couples to
Colombia legalises same-sex marriage
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
only a handful of nations in Latin America allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. As part of the proceedings President Juan Manuel Santos' government argued in favour of marriage rights for gay co... Read more
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ABC News
Brother Takes Colombian Politician's Place as Rebel HostageWhen leftist rebels earlier this month freed a former governor held captive mor
Brother Takes Colombian Politician's Place as Rebel Hostage
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
When leftist rebels earlier this month freed a former governor held captive more than two years, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos welcomed the release as a hopeful sign that the National Liberation Army had finally sworn off kidnapping as peace... Read more
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News.com.au
Colombian court clears same-sex marriageallowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Urug
Colombian court clears same-sex marriage
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. As part of the proceedings President Juan Manuel Santos' government argued in favour of marriage rights for gay couples. Originally published as Colombian court... Read more
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Perth Now
Colombian court clears same-sex marriageallowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Urug
Colombian court clears same-sex marriage
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. As part of the proceedings President Juan Manuel Santos' government argued in favour of marriage rights for gay couples. Most popular World Breaking News... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Colombian court clears same-sex marriageallowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Urug
Colombian court clears same-sex marriage
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. As part of the proceedings President Juan Manuel Santos' government argued in favour of marriage rights for gay couples. Most popular World Breaking News... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Colombian court clears same-sex marriageallowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Urug
Colombian court clears same-sex marriage
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, including Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. As part of the proceedings President Juan Manuel Santos' government argued in favour of marriage rights for gay couples. Most popular World Breaking News... Read more
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Reuters
Biden visits Iraq for talks with officials, show of supportU.S. Vice President Joe Biden watches as U.S. President Barack Obama and Colomb
Biden visits Iraq for talks with officials, show of support
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden watches as U.S. President Barack Obama and Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos speak during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington February 4, 2016. BAGHDAD U.S. Vice President Joe... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia's Santos names new cabinet for peace and post conflictColombia's President Juan Manuel Santos addresses a United Nations General Asse
Colombia's Santos names new cabinet for peace and post conflict
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos addresses a United Nations General Assembly special session on the world drug problem at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., April 21, 2016. BOGOTA Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos named a new cabinet... Read more
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CTV News
PM signs Paris accord, now comes the hard partmade mention of the unusually warm response to Trudeau. As they sat down for a
PM signs Paris accord, now comes the hard part
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
made mention of the unusually warm response to Trudeau. As they sat down for a one-on-one meeting, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said: "You are now the most popular head of state in the Americas. We are very happy with what you're... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombia's cabinet resigns ahead of shuffleBOGOTA: Fifteen members of Colombia's cabinet presented their resignations to P
Colombia's cabinet resigns ahead of shuffle
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
BOGOTA: Fifteen members of Colombia's cabinet presented their resignations to President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday, paving the way for tax reform and changes ahead of a likely peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels later this year, the president's... Read more
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The Star
Colombia's cabinet resigns ahead of shuffleBOGOTA (Reuters) - Fifteen members of Colombia's cabinet presented their resign
Colombia's cabinet resigns ahead of shuffle
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Fifteen members of Colombia's cabinet presented their resignations to President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday, paving the way for tax reform and changes ahead of a likely peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels later this year, the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is the UN about to surrender in the war on drugs?say the aggressive war on drugs has failed, having killed or destroyed thousand
Is the UN about to surrender in the war on drugs?
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
say the aggressive war on drugs has failed, having killed or destroyed thousands of lives worldwide. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos addresses a United Nations General Assembly special session on the world drug problem at UN headquarters... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Colombian president: prohibitionist drug policies have been a 'failure'Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, has said it is “insane” to keep appro
Colombian president: prohibitionist drug policies have been a 'failure'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, has said it is “insane” to keep approaching the global narcotics problem with the same failed policies of the past and called on drug war hawks to understand that “the old way of doing things is the wrong... Read more
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Quartz
The UN is attempting its first major drug policy revamp in decades. Will it go far enough?that the time has come for the world to transit into a different approach in it
The UN is attempting its first major drug policy revamp in decades. Will it go far enough?
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
that the time has come for the world to transit into a different approach in its drug policy,” Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos wrote in a Guardian op-ed published over the weekend. The UN appears to be coming around to that... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
UN reviews war on drugsof State George Shultz, criticized the UN declaration as "long on rhetoric but
UN reviews war on drugs
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
of State George Shultz, criticized the UN declaration as "long on rhetoric but short on substance". Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, also writing in the Guardian, said "the time has come for the world to transit into a different approach... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN reviews war on drugs amid global push for liberalizationof State George Shultz, criticized the U.N. declaration as "long on rhetoric bu
UN reviews war on drugs amid global push for liberalization
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
of State George Shultz, criticized the U.N. declaration as "long on rhetoric but short on substance." Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, also writing in the Guardian, said "the time has come for the world to transit into a different approach... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN reviews war on drugs amid global push for liberalizationof State George Shultz, criticized the U.N. declaration as "long on rhetoric bu
UN reviews war on drugs amid global push for liberalization
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
of State George Shultz, criticized the U.N. declaration as "long on rhetoric but short on substance." Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, also writing in the Guardian, said "the time has come for the world to transit into a different approach... Read more
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The Star
U.N. reviews war on drugs amid global push for liberalizationof State George Shultz, criticized the U.N. declaration as "long on rhetoric bu
U.N. reviews war on drugs amid global push for liberalization
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
of State George Shultz, criticized the U.N. declaration as "long on rhetoric but short on substance." Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, also writing in the Guardian, said "the time has come for the world to transit into a different approach... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Colombia to use glyphosate in cocaine fight againVillegas told La FM radio, adding he hoped final approval to initiate the work
Colombia to use glyphosate in cocaine fight again
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
Villegas told La FM radio, adding he hoped final approval to initiate the work would be completed this week. President Juan Manuel Santos last year banned use of glyphosate following a World Health Organisation decision to classify it as a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Colombia resumes anti-coca spray dropped over cancer fearstold La FM radio, adding that he hoped final approval to initiate the work woul
Colombia resumes anti-coca spray dropped over cancer fears
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
told La FM radio, adding that he hoped final approval to initiate the work would be completed this week. President Juan Manuel Santos last year banned use of glyphosate following a World Health Organization decision to classify it as a... Read more
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Salon.com
Colombia resumes anti-coca spray dropped over cancer fearstold La FM radio, adding that he hoped final approval to initiate the work woul
Colombia resumes anti-coca spray dropped over cancer fears
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
told La FM radio, adding that he hoped final approval to initiate the work would be completed this week. President Juan Manuel Santos last year banned use of glyphosate following a World Health Organization decision to classify it as a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Colombia resumes anti-coca spray dropped over cancer fearstold La FM radio, adding that he hoped final approval to initiate the work woul
Colombia resumes anti-coca spray dropped over cancer fears
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
told La FM radio, adding that he hoped final approval to initiate the work would be completed this week. President Juan Manuel Santos last year banned use of glyphosate following a World Health Organization decision to classify it as a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Colombia resumes anti-coca spray dropped over cancer fearsAmerican-piloted crop dusters, the herbicide will now be delivered manually by
Colombia resumes anti-coca spray dropped over cancer fears
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
American-piloted crop dusters, the herbicide will now be delivered manually by eradication crews on the ground. President Juan Manuel Santos' banning of glyphosate last year was heralded by leftists who've compared the two-decade-old program to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
After 30 years on the frontline, Colombia looks beyond the failed war on drugsthis week will debate the few successes and many failures of global drug policy
After 30 years on the frontline, Colombia looks beyond the failed war on drugs
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
this week will debate the few successes and many failures of global drug policy. At the session the Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, will propose a more “human solution” to the drugs problem that aims to fight the root causes of the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
War on drugs: UN challenged by Colombian presidentand organised crime at a special session of the United Nations general assembly
War on drugs: UN challenged by Colombian president
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
and organised crime at a special session of the United Nations general assembly. Unveiling his proposals in the Observer, Juan Manuel Santos said urgent measures were needed to bring about “a more effective, lasting and human solution” to the... Read more
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Breitbart
Terror Task Force Chair: South America’s Drug Cartels Are Looking to Work with Terrorists(FARC), a Marxist narco-terror organization and the world’s wealthiest non-jiha
Terror Task Force Chair: South America’s Drug Cartels Are Looking to Work with Terrorists
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
(FARC), a Marxist narco-terror organization and the world’s wealthiest non-jihadist terrorist group. Under President Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia agreed to a peace process with the FARC, which included halting the spraying of coca plants with... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Lessons from Latin Americahas been an integral element of the long civil conflict, at least from the mid-
ICG: Lessons from Latin America
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
has been an integral element of the long civil conflict, at least from the mid-1980s. The administration of President Juan Manuel Santos knows the imminent prospect of ending the conflict with the FARC and ELN insurgencies is the best moment... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
FARC rebels involved in drug trade despite peace talkshas reached partial accord at talks that would require them to abandon the trad
FARC rebels involved in drug trade despite peace talks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
has reached partial accord at talks that would require them to abandon the trade. The FARC and the government of President Juan Manuel Santos have been holding peace talks in Cuba since late 2012. Negotiators say a final accord could be reached... Read more
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The Star
FARC rebels involved in drug trade despite peace talkshas reached partial accord at talks that would require them to abandon the trad
FARC rebels involved in drug trade despite peace talks
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
has reached partial accord at talks that would require them to abandon the trade. The FARC and the government of President Juan Manuel Santos have been holding peace talks in Cuba since late 2012. Negotiators say a final accord could be reached... Read more
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Times of Malta
Colombia footballers sit down in protestthe change and warn that playing during the tropical daytime heat is dangerous
Colombia footballers sit down in protest
Times of Malta / Posted 18 days ago
the change and warn that playing during the tropical daytime heat is dangerous and could lead to dehydration. President Juan Manuel Santos has called on Colombians to contribute to an energy-saving plan to avoid having to implement rationing as... Read more
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Quartz
Colombia’s “lost city of marijuana”with the best methods to replace coca and marijuana. “We are not going to leave
Colombia’s “lost city of marijuana”
Quartz / Posted 22 days ago
with the best methods to replace coca and marijuana. “We are not going to leave you alone in your business,” said president Juan Manuel Santos during a presentation on the crop-substitution program last September. But illegal plantations will have... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pope Francis rejects gay marriage in 'Joy of Love' reportcivil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to
Pope Francis rejects gay marriage in 'Joy of Love' report
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
civil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to the dispute now at the court. President Juan Manuel Santos' government supported activists in reaffirming the right to marry, taking on opposition from the powerful... Read more
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The China Post
Colombia high court paves way for gay marriage rightscivil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to
Colombia high court paves way for gay marriage rights
The China Post / Posted 22 days ago
civil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to the dispute now at the court. President Juan Manuel Santos' government supported activists in reaffirming the right to marry, taking on opposition from the powerful... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Colombia high court paves way for gay marriage rightscivil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to
Colombia high court paves way for gay marriage rights
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
civil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to the dispute now at the court. President Juan Manuel Santos’ government supported activists in reaffirming the right to marry, taking on opposition from the powerful... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Colombia high court paves way for gay marriage rightscivil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to
Colombia high court paves way for gay marriage rights
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
civil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to the dispute now at the court. President Juan Manuel Santos’ government supported activists in reaffirming the right to marry, taking on opposition from the powerful... Read more
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CBS News
​Colombia high court paves way for gay marriage rightscivil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to
​Colombia high court paves way for gay marriage rights
CBS News / Posted 23 days ago
civil unions as marriages while some rejected the term outright, giving rise to the dispute now at the court. President Juan Manuel Santos' government supported activists in reaffirming the right to marry, taking on opposition from the powerful... Read more
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CBS News
​Colombia high courts paves way for gay marriage rightsSupreme Court ruling by a 6-3 vote would give gay couples marriage rights as we
​Colombia high courts paves way for gay marriage rights
CBS News / Posted 23 days ago
Supreme Court ruling by a 6-3 vote would give gay couples marriage rights as well. Activists with the support of President Juan Manuel Santos had argued that denying same-sex couples the right to wed is discriminatory.Only a handful of nations in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Colombia high courts paves way for gay marriage rightsSupreme Court ruling by a 6-3 vote would give gay couples marriage rights as we
Colombia high courts paves way for gay marriage rights
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 days ago
Supreme Court ruling by a 6-3 vote would give gay couples marriage rights as well. Activists with the support of President Juan Manuel Santos had argued that denying same-sex couples the right to wed is discriminatory. Only a handful of nations in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Colombia's road to peace: new militia threatens stability with bloodshedcalled “post-demobilization” groups, neo-paramilitaries or paramilitary success
Colombia's road to peace: new militia threatens stability with bloodshed
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 23 days ago
called “post-demobilization” groups, neo-paramilitaries or paramilitary successor groups. The government of president Juan Manuel Santos considers the groups nothing more than “criminal bands”, or bacrim, dedicated to drug trafficking and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Presidents, footballers: Latin Americans named in the Panama Papersin Panama and the Virgin Islands. Petro slammed the allegations and distanced
Presidents, footballers: Latin Americans named in the Panama Papers
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
in Panama and the Virgin Islands. Petro slammed the allegations and distanced himself from Gutierrez. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his Guatemalan counterpart Jimmy Morales said on Monday they hoped the leaks would boost the battle... Read more
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Rappler
Colombians protest peace process with FARC rebels– Tens of thousands of people protested in more than 20 cities across Colombia
Colombians protest peace process with FARC rebels
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
– Tens of thousands of people protested in more than 20 cities across Colombia on Saturday, April 2, against President Juan Manuel Santos and his government's peace process with the FARC guerrillas. The demonstrations come just days after... Read more
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dna
Thousands protest across Colombia against governmentThousands of Colombians protested in more than 20 cities across the country aga
Thousands protest across Colombia against government
dna / Posted 27 days ago
Thousands of Colombians protested in more than 20 cities across the country against President Juan Manuel Santos and his government's peace process with the FARC guerrillas. It comes just days after Bogota launched peace negotiations with the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The UN’s war on drugs is a failure. Is it time for a different approach?to 2016, citing an urgent and pressing need for reform. In an interview with th
The UN’s war on drugs is a failure. Is it time for a different approach?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 28 days ago
to 2016, citing an urgent and pressing need for reform. In an interview with the Observer in 2011, Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, called for a comprehensive overhaul of drugs laws, highlighting the absurdity of a “one law fits all”... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How To Hack A Presidential Electionsaid recently when told how Sepúlveda’s team manipulated social media in the ca
How To Hack A Presidential Election
Zero Hedge / Posted 28 days ago
said recently when told how Sepúlveda’s team manipulated social media in the campaign. In 2012, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Uribe’s successor, unexpectedly restarted peace talks with the FARC, hoping to end a 50-year war.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Shocking video shows hungry schoolchildren told to hand back healthy foodteacher’s video sparked: “We have suffered from school mafias for 30 years and
Shocking video shows hungry schoolchildren told to hand back healthy food
Daily Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
teacher’s video sparked: “We have suffered from school mafias for 30 years and we have to do away with them.” President Juan Manuel Santos promised: “We will not tolerate school dinner mafias or this indignant treatment for our children like... Read more
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FIFA
FIFA President concludes South America trip in Colombiafor the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016. Upon arrival, President In
FIFA President concludes South America trip in Colombia
FIFA / Posted 29 days ago
for the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016. Upon arrival, President Infantino met with Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos. “I’m convinced Colombia will once again be a great host to a FIFA event. The hospitality and passion of... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Colombia to hold peace talks with 2nd-largest rebel groupwe can make peace, it will be the end of guerrilla fighters in Colombia and thu
Colombia to hold peace talks with 2nd-largest rebel group
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 30 days ago
we can make peace, it will be the end of guerrilla fighters in Colombia and thus in Latin America," Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said in a televised address to celebrate the breakthrough. The government has been negotiating for three... Read more
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