Jorge Iván Ospina
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|Jorge Ivan Ospina|
|Senator of Colombia|
20 July 12014
|Mayor of Santiago de Cali|
1 January 2008 – 31 December 2011
|Preceded by||Sabas Ramiro Tafur Reyes|
|Succeeded by||Rodrigo Guerrero Velasco|
1 October 1965 |
|Political party||Green Alliance|
|Alma mater||University of Havana|
Jorge Iván Ospina (born October 1965 in Cali, Colombia) is a Colombian Senator and former mayor of Santiago de Cali, the third largest city in Colombia and the economic hub for Southwestern Colombia.  Ospina is also a doctor who has worked in the hospital located on the University of Valle, called, el hospital Universitario del Valle. Ospina's father, Ivan was a guerrilla fighter and co-founder of the revolutionary group 19th of April Movement (M-19).
Ospina defeated Francisco Lloreda in the Colombian elections which were on October 28, 2007. Ospina won with 44%, leaving Lloreda with 39%, and 17% distributed by the other 6 Mayor of Cali candidates.