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Latin America in 2008

A resume of the most important news in Latin America by 2008.

Uribe Versus Chávez: The Americas take seat

Foto: Archivo / EL TIEMPO The political tensions between Colombia and Venezuela come already to a highest level with the outspoken speeches of the two most famous current Latin American presidents: Álvaro Uribe of Colombia and leftist Hugo Chávez. The Venezuelan President said that Uribe is a lier and that Colombia needs a best president, […]

I lost the truest, said Chavez

Caracas — ColPas. President Hugo Chávez said that he lost the truest and that it is serious for the relations among the two countries. Chavez said also that President Uribe should ask him first clarification about the incident before taking a such a decition and that it was a violation of the agreement they have […]

Colombian Uribe boosts tough-guy image over Chavez

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Nov 23 (Reuters) – When President Alvaro Uribe abruptly fired Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez this week as mediator in hostage talks with rebels it confirmed Uribe as the kind of tough decision maker most Colombians say the country needs. A quick-to-anger micro-manager who takes charge of everything from army offensives to road […]

Sarkozy would send letter to Uribe, said El Universal

President Chávez and Sen Córdoba, former mediators in the humanitarian release of the guerrilla hostages. Caracoal Broadcasting Picture. El Universal of Venezuela said that the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy would send a letter to the Colombian president Alvaro Uribe asking to reconsider his decision on canceling the mediation of the Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez with […]

Uribe canceled mediation of Chavez with leftist guerrilla

  Bogotá — CP. The Colombian President Álvaro Uribe, canceled the mediation of the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chávez and the Colombian Senator Piedad Córdoba with the Farc, the leftis guerrilla that has in its power 45 persons, among them three US citizens, 5 former Congressmen, a former governor and some men of the National Army, […]