Tag Archives: Juan Manuel Santos

09Nov/17

Colombia seizes 12 tons of cocaine, its biggest ever haul

APARTADO, COLOMBIA (NOVEMBER 08, 2017) (MUTE) (COLOMBIAN GOVERNMENT TV) – Police seized more than 12 tons (11 metric tonnes) of cocaine from Colombia’s top crime gang on Wednesday (November 8), the biggest haul ever in the nation’s long-running fight against drug trafficking, President Juan Manuel Santos said. Continue reading

25Aug/16

Colombian govt and FARC reach deal to end five decades long civil war

Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia reach deal to end half-century of bloodshed.

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13Dec/15

Colombia, Spain, acknowledge ‘discrepancies’ with discovery of missing ship containing treasures

Process begins on how to untangle riches from the discovered San Jose galleon, the sunken 18th Century Spanish ship that carried anywhere from $1 to $17 billion in treasures.
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29Apr/15

Colombia’s Miss Universe declines invitation to meet with FARC rebels

Upon her return to her home country, Colombia’s Miss Universe says she will not meet with FARC rebels and will leave the peace process with the Marxist group to the government and president Juan Manuel Santos.

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29Apr/15

Beauty and politics don’t mix for Miss Universe

(R Reports) – Upon returning home to Colombia, the reigning Miss Universe gets a warm welcome from President Juan Manuel Santos.

At a press conference, Santos describes 22-year-old pageant winner, Paulina Vega, as an inspiration for his country.
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