Uribe Forever or ’Soul Persuasion’? - International Reports
Uribe Forever or ’Soul Persuasion’?
Prof. Dr. Stefan Jost
Colombia in the Year Before the Election
In the run-up to the parliamentary and presidential elections that are scheduled to take place successively in the spring of 2010, there is one question which agitates all Colombia: how will president Uribe secure his candidature for yet another time? The political parties feel uncertain because they lack this information, which is crucial for their campaign. A word from the president’s palace would be enough, but the head of state observes strict silence.