Colombia is in the midst of a mining boom. The challenge for President Santos is to capitalize on the sector’s promise.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last week completed his first year in office. What is behind his high approval rating, and will he be able to sustain it?
What is the outlook for Ecopetrol and the Colombian oil sector in the short to medium term?
While Santos is familiar with Chávez’s unpredictability and knows as well as anyone where the FARC rebels are and what they are up to, he also knows the economic stakes for Colombia.
On August 7, an important chapter in Colombian-Venezuelan relations that has coincided with the presidencies of Alvaro Uribe and Hugo Chavez will come to an end. These last eight years have been a rollercoaster, with moments of great tension but also occasional pragmatism.