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In other news Tuesday, Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan won support from President Obama for his handling of a scandal involving prostitution allegations and 11 agents visiting Colombia. Also, President Obama told Congress he wants to strengthen supervision of the…
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By Larisa Epatko
In the weeks before Colombia gets a new president, tensions between current President Alvaro Uribe and Venezuela's Hugo Chavez reached a breaking point this week when Chavez cut diplomatic ties with its neighbor over renewed accusations he is coddling Colombian…
Colombia's former defense minister Juan Manuel Santos handily won the country's top office in a run-off presidential election on Sunday, promising to continue a security campaign against leftist rebels and to broaden economic reforms.
In other news Friday, several communities in Minnesota began to clean up after several tornadoes ripped through the state Thursday, killing three and injuring dozens. Also, hopes dimmed that missing miners in Colombia might be found alive after a deadly…
In other news Thursday, rescue workers searched for dozens of workers underground after an explosion rocked the San Fernando Mine in Amaga, Colombia, killing 16. Also, European Union leaders adopted new sanctions against Iran and its nuclear program.
In what was originally considered a closely contested race for president in Colombia, former defense minister Juan Manuel Santos ended up taking a comfortable lead against eccentric former Bogota mayor Antanas Mockus in Sunday's first-round vote.
Colombia's presidential election on May 30 is developing into an unexpectedly tight race between a Green Party candidate who represents a new face and anti-corruption efforts, and a former defense minister who promises to carry out the current fight against…
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