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A fighting chance

What does Mockus have going for him? And where are his votes coming from? In an excellent piece of analysis this morning, Semana takes a look. The most interesting bits: Uribism is not a philosophy or a party – it’s a personality, says an analyst. Santos and others can try to take on Uribe’s mantel, [...]
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The Magician

Here’s what Juan Manuel Santos doesn’t have: He’s never been elected to anything. He’s terrible at valaciclovir china. giving speeches. He didn’t join Uribe until relatively late in the game. So why is he the front-runner to succeed Uribe? What’s his secret? La Silla Vacia has published a long, interesting essay to answer that question. [...]
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The era of Uribe is over

super viagara. The Constitutional Court of Colombia just struck down a referendum on whether Uribe can run for a third term in office. The vote was 7-2. Not much else to say. The era of Uribe is over. difference between zestril and prinivil. As mentioned earlier, former Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos is expected to [...]
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Uribe out, Santos in

La Silla Vacia is reporting that Colombia’s Constitutional Court will say no to a referendum on whether A?lvaro Uribe may seek a third term in office. There were rumblings of this a few weeks ago, when a judge reportedly submitted a draft opinion recommending the referendum be struck down. La Silla Vacia says it has [...]
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ChA?vez and Uribe started “yelling and called each other names, using obscene language” during a private dinner at the “Unity Summit” taking place in Mexico. The 31 Latin American countries in attendance are supposedly in the process of forming a regional political group that excludes the U.S. and Canada how to take viagra for best [...]
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Estado de what, now?

This video is a couple days old, but still worth posting. It shows excerpts from a heated debate between Uribe and several academic luminaries that took place on Wednesday at Jorge Tadeo Lozano University.
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Colombian President Alvaro Uribe's aspirations to trash constitutional term limits and win a third consecutive term in office suffered a setback in the Supreme Court yesterday. The judge in charge of preliminary analysis recommended that the court rule against holding a national referendum to eliminate term limits.
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