07 Aug 2010 20:14 GMT | Business & Economy, Latin America, Colombia
Juan Manuel Santos won 69 per cent of the vote in Colombia's presidential runoff in June.
He has politics in the blood - his great-uncle was the president of Colombia and his family has a strong influence in the country through El Tiempo newspaper.
Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo describes Santos' political career and the challenges facing him.
Source: Al Jazeera
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