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Stories with person: Juan Manuel Santos
  • Colombian military kills warlord of rural cocaine fiefdom 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 8:53 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - A years-long manhunt for a ruthless cocaine warlord who ruled a remote rural fiefdom with an armed band and generous bribes has ended with a military raid that killed the man considered Colombia's second most-wanted criminal.

  • AP Interview: Uribe challenges Colombia's peace breakthrough story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 1:36 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Former President Alvaro Uribe harshly criticized the international community for applauding a recent breakthrough in his successor's peace talks with leftist rebels, saying the deal undermines the rule of law in Colombia.

  • Colombian rebel leader shies away from deadline to end war story has photos
    Updated: Sep-29-15 11:48 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - In a landmark television interview, the rarely seen leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia reaffirmed the commitment of Latin America's oldest insurgency to abandon the battlefield even while shying from a six-month deadline to sign a final peace accord.

  • Political, legal barriers face historic Colombia peace deal story has photos
    Updated: Sep-24-15 3:21 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - A stunning diplomatic breakthrough leaves a minefield of problems standing between Colombia and the tantalizing prospect of peace after generations of armed conflict.

  • Pope's Cuba trip helped advance Colombia peace talks story has photos
    Updated: Sep-24-15 10:04 am

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Pope Francis may not have directly facilitated Wednesday's breakthrough in talks to end Colombia's half-century armed conflict, but the spirit of the popular pontiff hovered over the negotiation of the historic agreement, people involved in the talks said.

  • Colombia, Venezuela agree to send ambassadors back to posts story has photos
    Updated: Sep-21-15 9:37 pm

    QUITO, Ecuador - Colombia and Venezuela agreed Monday to redeploy ambassadors who were withdrawn in a month-old dispute that has paralyzed trade and movement along their border.

  • Venezuela, Colombia trade insults as border crisis deepens 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 10:24 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - An angry President Nicolas Maduro warned his Colombian counterpart on Wednesday that he had made a "serious mistake" by saying Venezuela's Bolivarian revolution was self-destructing, as the heated rhetoric between the leaders reached new heights.