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  • Seven Colombian taxi drivers extradited to U.S. in DEA agent's death

    Seven Colombian taxi drivers charged with murder in the death of an off-duty U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent were extradited Tuesday to stand trial in Virginia, capping a case that highlighted the pervasive danger of kidnapping in this Andean...
  • Colombian president appears headed for reelection victory in runoff

    Colombian president appears headed for reelection victory in runoff
    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos appeared headed for a reelection victory Sunday in a runoff against former Finance Minister Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, according to early returns. With 88% of votes counted, Santos had 50.7% of the vote versus 45.1% for...
  • Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins reelection

    In a strong show of support for peace negotiations with leftist rebels, Colombians gave President Juan Manuel Santos a solid reelection victory against a former finance minister Sunday. With nearly all ballots counted, Santos had 50.9% to Oscar Ivan...
  • Colombia's presidential runoff Sunday influenced by rebel talks

    Colombian voters appear deeply divided by the government’s peace negotiations with rebels, helping make Sunday’s presidential runoff election between incumbent Juan Manuel Santos and former Finance Minister Oscar Ivan Zuluaga too close to...
  • Contravia, Bredok, Cine-Sud Team on William Vega's 'Sal'

    BOGOTA - A driving force behind arthouse production in Colombia, Cali-based Contravia Films is teaming with Germany's Bredok Film Production and France's Cine-Sud Promotion to produce "Sal," the next film by William Vega. Bredok co-produced Nuri Bilge...
  • Venezuela begins overnight closures of border to deter smuggling

    Venezuela begins overnight closures of border to deter smuggling
    In a bid to slow, if not stop, the massive flow of contraband fuels and foods to Colombia, the Venezuelan government has begun a nightly closure of all border crossings to its neighboring country. The shutdown of the 1,370-mile border from 10 p.m. to...
  • Marc Anthony puso la primera piedra de un orfanato en Colombia

    Marc Anthony puso la primera piedra de un orfanato en Colombia
    BOGOTA - El cantante puertorriqueño Marc Anthony puso hoy la primera piedra de un orfanato para 200 niños y niñas que construirá con apoyo de empresas privadas en la ciudad colombiana de Barranquilla, como parte de una iniciativa llamada "Un hogar de...
  • Santos toma posesión de la Presidencia de Colombia por segunda vez

    Santos toma posesión de la Presidencia de Colombia por segunda vez
    BOGOTA - El presidente colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, asume hoy su segundo mandato de cuatro años marcado por la búsqueda de la paz, una obsesión por la que se ha jugado todo el capital político acumulado en la lucha contra los grupos guerrilleros....
  • Colombia's Ruben Mendoza Preps 'El Patron Ultravioleta' (EXCLUSIVE)

    BOGOTA - Multi-laurelled Colombian director Ruben Mendoza, whose "Dust on the Tongue" swept best Colombian film and director at 2014's Cartagena Fest, the country's biggest film meet, has set his next film, "El patron ultravioleta." Produced by the...
  • Colombia's Dynamo Initates 'Rectora,' 'Maranon' (EXCLUSIVE)

    BOGOTA - Positioning itself as a key Colombian player both for producing film and TV for international markets and providing services on international shoots, Bogota-based Dynamo, a founding member of Participant PanAmerica, is moving into production on...
  • World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules

    World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules
    The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments. The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....