|Ex-Pres. Alvaro Uribe - |
a once and future king?
Ironically, current Pres. Juan Manuel Santos, who was Uribe's defense minister, was Uribe's hand-picked succesor. But Uribe has made increasingly obvious via his Twitter account his distaste for Santos' policies, which Uribe believes are enabling the country's Marxist guerrillas to strengthen themselves.
|Pres. Juan Manuel Santos|
Uribe's formal reentry into politics leaves his former allies, who supported Santos at Uribe's urging, with a tough choice between remaining loyal to Santos or returning to Uribe's fold.
|'The return of the living dead,' says this El Tiempo cartoon about Uribe's return. Except that he's been around all the time.|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours