For defense attorneys, speaking to the media is a calculated move: Countering bad publicity with the defense narrative also reveals the defense's strategy.
The nation's oldest living president is "awake and alert, and not in any discomfort," a family spokesman said.
"She left because of a great need that her family has here in Guatemala," the young woman's cousin said.
The two leading candidates have presented dramatically different visions for both Colombia's economic model and the future of its divisive peace process.
"Chairman Kim made clear once again his intentions to completely denuclearize the Korean Peninsula," South Korea's president said.