Re-establishing relations with neighboring Venezuela will be a “priority” of the Santos government, says Maria Ángela Holguín, Colombia’s incoming foreign minister.

Four weeks before his August 7 inauguration, president-elect Juan Manuel Santos is already using the occasion to alter the tone of Colombian foreign policy.

Juan Manuel Santos enters office on August 7 with a strong mandate that should help him tackle key socioeconomic issues.

El día llegó. Y no precisamente porque se vaya a cumplir el estribillo de la canción que se convirtió en el tema de campaña del candidato del Partido Verde Antanas Mockus “Antanas llegó”.

Some good news for Colombia on the trade front: Canada’s House of Commons passed the pending free trade agreement with Colombia on June 14, by a better than 2-1 margin.

The two leading vote-getters in Sunday’s presidential election are now focused on building political alliances ahead of the June 20 run-off election.

According to a poll released today in Bogotá, Colombian President Álvaro Uribe boasts higher favorability ratings than any of the candidates competing for votes in the May 30 presidential elections.

Esta semana se celebró el día mundial de la libertad de prensa y el gremio amaneció con muy buenas noticias: Dos colombianos, Hollman Morris y Claudia Julieta Duque fueron galardonados con sendos premios internacionales por su defensa de este derecho fundamental.


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