Factbox: Candidates for Colombia’s 2014 presidential race

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos plans to run for a second term in a 2014 election where he will face opposition candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga. Following is information about the candidates: JUAN MANUEL SANTOS * As president, Santos opened peace talks with Marxist FARC rebels and it seems his legacy may hinge on their success. * Born into one of Colombia’s most powerful families, Santos, 62, is a consummate political insider. His great uncle, Eduardo Santos, served as president.