If I accomplish this and nothing else, this will have made my presidency worthwhileColombia will compensate victims Jun 11, 2011
The unionists aren't the only citizens affected by the bacrim [criminal organizations]. This is a problem that must be tackled to protect all Colombians. The public forces and authorities are already focused on thisColombia not changing labor laws Apr 11, 2011
For every leader they put into power, we take one outFARC leader's supporting cast thinned Jun 06, 2011
The money will go directly towards investment, competitiveness of the district, generating employment and reducing povertyColombian president signs law to aid poor Jun 29, 2011
Sooner or later FARC is going to fall, as all of their leaders are going to fall, as they have been fallingColombian police search for FARC leader Jul 04, 2011
Juan Manuel Santos Calderón (Spanish pronunciation: ; born 10 August 1951) is a Colombian politician who has been the President of Colombia since 7 August 2010. He previously served as Minister of Foreign Trade, Minister of Finance, and Minister of National Defense.
Juan Manuel Santos has been Chief Executive of the Colombian Coffee Delegation to the International Coffee Organization in London and Sub-Director of his family owned newspaper El Tiempo. He was Minister of Foreign Trade during the administration of president César Gaviria in 1991. In 1992 he was appointed President of the VII United Nations Conference on Trade and Development for a period of four years. In 1999 he was appointed as President of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and served as Director of the Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) for the period 2001–2002.
In 1994 Juan Manuel Santos founded the Good Government Foundation, whose stated objective is helping and improving the governability and efficiency of the Colombian Government. This organization presented a proposal for a demilitarized zone and peace talks with the FARC guerrilla.