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Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
Juan Manuel Santos Calderón 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.
A two month unilateral ceasefire declared by armed groups in Colombia has ended. The truce had been offered as a gesture of good will during on-going peace talks in Cuba. Sunday's deadline has civilians bracing themselves for an upsurge in violence.
Juan Manuel Santos, the Colombian president, says his government has opened "exploratory talks" with the FARC rebel group. There are also reports that formal peace negotiations could commence in Oslo, Norway, in October. So what will it take to en...
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, commonly known as FARC, announced on Tuesday the names of three hostages they plan to free soon. According to the FARC website, those slated for release are police officers. One of them ...
Tens of thousands of Colombians have taken to the streets in an outpouring of national anger against FARC rebels. It was in response to the group's killing of four hostages, all members of the armed forces. They were shot during a raid by governm...