Politics and Security

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 07:21
Santos got 53 percent of the votes for candidates, against 47 percent for right-wing challenger Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, the hand-picked candidate of former two-term President Alvaro Uribe.
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 07:01
Santos’s second term is going to be tough, because he has set himself up to take on some of Colombia’s most challenging and enduring problems.
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 09:06
She rejected criticism of overspending, saying that the tournament would leave a lasting legacy of infrastructure. She defended the $11bn expenditure on the tournament, calling it a "false dilemma" that World Cup spending somehow diminished investments in health and education.
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 08:41
They are Diego Arria, a former presidential candidate and United Nations ambassador; Pedro Burelli, former external director of the state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela; and Ricardo Koesling, a lawyer who has been a strong critic of the government. They are wanted for questioning in an alleged plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 07:37
Negotiators for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia say they hope Colombia's return to soccer's top tournament for the first time since 1998 can help advance peace talks.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 10:02
El convenio establece que si Honduras pretende exportar los aviones para su restauración antes se debe de contar con la autorización de Estados Unidos, pero esa nación se ha negado a dar su aval.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 07:28
En el contexto de las manifestaciones de febrero a mayo, la criminalización, represión y violación de DDHH tomó una nueva dimensión: ataques generalizados y sistemáticos a zonas residenciales por ejercer el derecho a la manifestación.
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 11:37
Según Machado, la "ruta a la liberación de Venezuela" avanza a "una segunda etapa" cuyo objetivo es "lograr elecciones presidenciales" en Venezuela en el "más corto plazo" posible.
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 08:58
The peace process launched by President Juan Manuel Santos in November 2012 is one of the most controversial issues in the debate ahead of Sunday's presidential election.
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 08:56
—El presidente de México no tiene amigos