Press room News August 2015 Sumario de la Nota Contenido de la página Colombia will hold the Vice Presidency of the General Assembly of the United Nations, President Santos announcedVilla del Rosario, Norte de Santander, August 2, 2015 (SIG) - * The Head of State pointed out that the country has gained recognition in all international spheres, which entails Colombia’s participation in multilateral bodies.The priority of the law enforcement authorities will be to fight organized crime, mafias and street crime with all their might, the President announcedBogotá, August 6, 2015 (SIG) - And, if there is peace, we will have much more resources and more capabilities at our disposal to concentrate on this purpose”Members of the U.S. Congress state their support for the peace process in HavanaBogotá, August 6, 2015 (SIG). - Sixty five members of Congress of the United States stated their support for the peace process that is under way in Havana between the National Government and the FARC guerrillas.The search for victory, which is peace, is the motivation that should unite all the Colombian people: President SantosBogotá, August 7, 2015 (SIG). - During the commemoration of the 196th anniversary of the Battle of Boyacá and the National Army DayCommuniqué of the Advisory Commission on Foreign AffairsBogotá, August 25, 2015 (SIG). - Following is the communiqué issued by the Advisory Commission on Foreign Affairs, following the meeting held this Tuesday at the Casa de Nariño, read by former minister Camilo ReyesFormer Latin American presidents support the peace process and commend President Santos’ handling of the situation with VenezuelaBogotá, August 26, 2015 (SIG). - Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla congratulated the Colombian president for his “courage, firmness and conviction” in handling the border crisis with Venezuela.President Santos supervises humanitarian aid for deportees in CúcutaCúcuta, August 26, 2015 (SIG). - “Welcome to Colombia, this government does care for you”, was the sentence the President used to greet the Colombian citizens who are receiving assistance at one of the shelters set up in the capital of Norte de Santander.President Santos announces health, housing, education and jobs for deported ColombiansCúcuta, August 26, 2015 (SIG). - The government will offer 2,300 jobs to the deported Colombians, as well as training from SENA and opportunities to set up their own businesses.‘The manner in which these Colombians have been expelled from Venezuelan territory is inadmissible’: President Santos Cúcuta, August 26, 2015 (SIG). - “We receive them here with open hearts and arms”, the Head of State said.