Juan Manuel Santos is reelected president of Colombia
Posted On 16 Jun 2014
The president Juan Manuel was proclaimed the winner this Sunday’s presidential elections, according to official figures.
Accounted for over 97% of the polls across the country, Santos has 7,605,424 vows ahead of 6,757,628 of the opposition candidate Oscar Iván Zuluaga.
The Santos campaign headquarters in Bogotá began to celebrate the results. Zuluaga has recognized his defeat.
Abstention in runoff election was over 53%.
Since late 2012, the Santos government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) advance a peace process to try to put an end to 50 years of confrontation between the parties.