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Santos Sworn in

Via the BBC from last week:   Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos sworn in.

Santos was re-elected to a second term back in June and is the second Colombian president to be re-elected (after the constitution was reformed to allow Santos’ predecessor, Álvaro Uribe, to run for and win a second term).

The main issue confronting Uribe is the peace process with the FARC.

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About Steven L. Taylor
Steven L. Taylor is Professor and Chair of Political Science at Troy University. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging at PoliBlog since 2003. Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. BIll says:

    When I first saw this headline I thought I had been transported to an alternate universe where this television show was reality.

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