Amid Scandal, Bush Visit Aimed at Shoring Up U.S. Colombia Policy

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — If Colombians were ever in doubt about the special relationship their leader enjoys with the White House, then President George W. Bush’s words last week left no room for speculation. As Bush embarked on his five-nation tour of Latin America, he gave Colombia’s President, Alvaro Uribe, a glowing report. “In my judgment, President Uribe has done a fabulous job in leading this country. He has been very firm and very dedicated and the results are impressive,” said Bush, in an interview with Latin American journalists at the White House last week. “I think his leadership places him […]

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