May 11, 2014

Santos Oversells Colombia Peace Deal

Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald

The Associated Press

Santos is right in saying that Colombia is one of Latin America’s strongest economies, and that it will probably grow even faster thanks to the government’s heavy investments in infrastructure. But I am skeptical that peace by itself would bring about a flurry of foreign investments to Colombia.

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TAGGED: FARC, Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia


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