Humberto de la Calle, former Vice President, and Clara López, the current Minister of Labour, are the presidential candidates most valued by the Colombian people, according to data provided by Gallup Company, both encounter the favor of the 49% of voters. The main problem is that ,compared to the data of December 2016, all the possible candidates have lost several favorable points among voters, such as López and de la Calle have lost the 5%, but de la Calle is the one with less negative reputation, only 22 % of the voters have a bad view of him,the negative reputation of López is in the order of 30%, the most hated candidate is the former Senator Piedad Córdoba, 66% of voters wouldn’t votefor her, the candidate who has the lost most in liking is the candidate of the urbistamovment, ÓscarIvánZuluaga, that meets the favor of 28% of voters, 13% less than in December.
The President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos traveled to a state visit to Ecuador where he met with Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, on the Santos arrival in Ecuador he publicly thanked for the support given to the peace process in Colombia ensuring that this cooperation “will not be forgotten”. Correa said he hoped that the negotiations between the Colombian government and ELN will be favorable. The two Presidents will sign a series of bilateral agreements, assisted by their respective Foreign Ministers, concerning security and economy