More trouble for embattled Colombian president Gustavo Petro and his ambitious peace program. The main dissident group of former guerrillas, which refused to disarm when the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) accepted a peace deal in 2016, suspended peace talks with the Colombian government on Sunday.
US President Joseph Biden pledged in Washington DC before a dozen leaders from Barbados, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, and Uruguay to boost economic ties while standing up to China and other global competitors seeking their slice of regional businesses.
Colombian president Gustavo Petro's allies lost by windfalls in municipal and provincial elections on Sunday, a clear sign of growing discontent with the left-leaning government and some of its promised reforms to the health system and labor bills.
Diplomatic ties between Israel and Colombia hang from a thread after the South American country's President Gustavo Petro made public his stance regarding the ongoing crisis in the Middle East.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador met in Cali with his Colombian colleague Gustavo Petro on the first day of his official trip to Colombia, it was reported. Both heads of state attended the closing of the three-day Latin American and Caribbean Conference on Drugs.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Urrego announced Wednesday that his country had started renegotiating with the United States the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries in force for the past eleven years.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Urrego Tuesday suggested during his speech at the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) Summit in the Brazilian city of Belém that an international environmental court should be created to prosecute crimes in the area, in addition to an Amazon NATO to defend the region with weapons.
A Colombian court in the capital city of Bogotá ruled late Friday that President Gustavo Petro Urrego's son may be released from custody pending his money laundering trial, albeit under certain conditions.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Urrgo insisted Thursday that he intends to remain in office until 2026 because he was elected by the people for such a commitment. The head of state made these remarks after his son Nicolás Petro Burgos admitted that his father's 2022 campaign had been financed with contributions from a questionable origin.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro's 37-year-old son Nicolás Petro Burgos Tuesday did not accept the money laundering charges against him and pledged to help the Judiciary investigate corruption in the South American country's political campaigns. It is the first time in Colombian history that the son of a sitting president is arrested and accused of receiving illicit funds for the campaign, which has led the opposition to request an investigation into the head of state.