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Colombia: Fierce clash between President Santos and Alvaro Uribe.

2010: those were better times. Now President Santos and former President Alvaro Uribe are clashing fiercely.

Colombia’s former President Alvaro Uribe has fiercely criticized his successor Juan Manuel Santos for recognizing that Colombia has been facing an “armed conflict” rather than a “terrorist threat.”

Santos decided to change the rhetoric from that of his predecessor in order to give legal shape to the compensation of victims of violence by guerrillas, paramilitary groups and the state’s armed forces. This new development shows an increasing confrontation between Santos and his former political “mentor” Alvaro Uribe.

According to Santos, the terminological change aims to…READ MORE HERE