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Colombian president Santos announces he will seek second term

Friday, May 17th 2013 - 22:51 UTC
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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos gave advance notice Friday that he will seek a second term in the 2014 elections, though he added that, in compliance with the law, he will not make the formal announcement until six months prior to the vote. Read full article


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  • British_Kirchnerist

    ““I don't want the positive and profound changes that we are making left stranded halfway to completion, or, even worse, that we go back to where we were before,” the president said.”

    Could be a good catchphrase for Cristinita =) Btw how is the (I think very bad) proposal to move to 6 year terms going? Most importantly hope the peace process stays on track

    May 18th, 2013 - 01:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    High growth, low inflation, dropping poverty, growing international presence, strong currency, increasing forex reserves, booming exports, rising oil production, massive foreign investment.

    The opposite.

    Yes I think there is lots and lots CFK could learn from Colombia.

    May 19th, 2013 - 06:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #2 Yes, she should really emulate the capitalist paradise that has been in a state of civil war continually for half a century, had a fascist leader until 2010, is the most dangerous place on earth to be a journalist or trade unionist; yes, she should just chuck her commitment to human rights and social justice and be more like Columbia, lol!

    May 20th, 2013 - 02:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    Haha it's COLOMBIA you idiot.

    May 20th, 2013 - 09:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #4 Yes, I'll own up to the spelling mistake =( The meaning stands

    May 21st, 2013 - 08:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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