Pollsters are including the as-of-yet-unannounced U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the nomination.
Enrique Peñalosa has a comfortable nine-point lead per Gallup going into the October 25 race for Colombia’s second-most powerful position.
The president announced cuts in her own salary and the number of ministries as she seeks to push austerity measures through a divided Congress.
The two sides reached a key agreement on transitional justice and set a deadline to sign a final peace accord: March 23, 2016.
Get highlights from speeches of Latin American presidents and other leaders from across the hemisphere in New York before the UN General Assembly.
Following last week's S&P downgrade, the Brazilian government is under even more pressure to reduce spending.