Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 3°C Monday 12 April 2021

#Juan Manuel Santos

# juan-manuel-santos - Friday 19 April, 2019

Economic and political instability in Venezuela threatens Colombia’s fragile peace
# Simon Cumbers
# Simon Cumbers

Economic and political instability in Venezuela threatens Colombia’s fragile peace

Apr 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,070 Views 9 Comments

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo was keen to defend his government’s desire for modifications to The Special Jurisdiction for Peace tribunal (JEP).

# juan-manuel-santos - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Colombian president who negotiated FARC deal to get Tipperary peace award
# Juan Manuel Santos
# Juan Manuel Santos

Colombian president who negotiated FARC deal to get Tipperary peace award

Aug 1st 2018, 1:42 PM 7,334 Views 20 Comments

The award recognises the efforts of Santos in bringing peace to Colombia.

# juan-manuel-santos - Monday 16 April, 2018

Irish Defence Forces and Colombia's president among shortlisted for Tipperary Peace Award
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

Irish Defence Forces and Colombia's president among shortlisted for Tipperary Peace Award

Apr 16th 2018, 3:52 PM 10,975 Views 31 Comments

Previous winners include Nelson Mandela and Malala Yousafzai.

# juan-manuel-santos - Monday 3 April, 2017

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb
# Tragic
# Tragic

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:09 AM 8,104 Views 4 Comments

The deadly landslide, which struck late on Friday evening, resulted from days of heavy rains.

# juan-manuel-santos - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence
# Peace Sign
# Peace Sign

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence

Sep 27th 2016, 4:45 PM 9,888 Views 13 Comments

Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.

# juan-manuel-santos - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years
# FARC
# FARC

Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:00 AM 1,916 Views 5 Comments

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos praised the release of captives, but called the move “insufficient” to merit a peace dialogue.

# juan-manuel-santos - Monday 13 February, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland consider legalising drugs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland consider legalising drugs?

Feb 13th 2012, 10:27 AM 8,624 Views 224 Comments

The Guatemalan president wants to discuss legalising drugs, believing it’s the only way to control them. Should Ireland follow suit?

# juan-manuel-santos - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Column: Prohibiting drugs hasn’t worked – so why are we still trying?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Prohibiting drugs hasn’t worked – so why are we still trying?

Nov 29th 2011, 7:33 AM 64 Views 75 Comments

Making drugs illegal has done little but enrich criminals and sow violence. We need a proper debate on legalisation – and soon, writes Danny Kushlick.

# juan-manuel-santos - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Colombian president urges rethink on drugs war
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Colombian president urges rethink on drugs war

Nov 13th 2011, 3:57 PM 627 Views 15 Comments

Juan Manuel Santos says he’s open to discussing the legalisation of marijuana as well as other substances in an effort to tackle the drugs trade in a new way.

# juan-manuel-santos - Saturday 5 November, 2011

FARC rebel group suffer 'hardest blow' as leader is killed
# FARC
# FARC

FARC rebel group suffer 'hardest blow' as leader is killed

Nov 5th 2011, 10:45 AM 350 Views 3 Comments

Alfonso Cano was killed in combat near a bunker in a remote part of Columbia yesterday.

# juan-manuel-santos - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Colombian intelligence agency dissolved after spying scandals
# Colombia
# Colombia

Colombian intelligence agency dissolved after spying scandals

Nov 1st 2011, 7:12 AM 217 Views 0 Comments

The Colombian president says the agency’s staff will be transferred to other state positions before a new intelligence organisation is established.

# juan-manuel-santos - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Latin America to California: Please don't decriminalise marijuana
# Proposition 19
# Proposition 19

Latin America to California: Please don't decriminalise marijuana

Oct 27th 2010, 8:34 AM 183 Views 0 Comments

The presidents of Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico say voting yes on Prop 19 would be a contradiction on anti-drug policy.