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  • Credit Hillary Clinton for the Cuba deal

    Credit Hillary Clinton for the Cuba deal
    Although President Barack Obama is taking the credit for the historic deal to reverse decades of U.S. policy toward Cuba, when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, she was the main architect of the new policy and pushed far harder for a deal than the...
  • Colombia's ELN guerrillas willing to join peace talks

    BOGOTA Colombia's second-largest guerrilla group announced Wednesday that it would seek a peace deal with the government and consider a ceasefire. In a video statement, the leader of the National Liberation Army (ELN) Nicolas Rodriguez said it was time...
  • Guerrilla colombiana del ELN dice que analiza posible cese de fuego

    Guerrilla colombiana del ELN dice que analiza posible cese de fuego
    El Ejército de Liberación Nacional, el segundo mayor grupo guerrillero de Colombia, anunció el miércoles su disposición a considerar un cese al fuego en una eventual negociación de paz con el Gobierno del presidente Juan Manuel Santos para poner fin a más...
  • Orlando City linked to Colombian winger Carlos Rivas

    Orlando City linked to Colombian winger Carlos Rivas
    Orlando City has been linked with 20-year-old Colombian winger Carlos Rivas. Rivas, who scored 12 goals in 29 appearances for Deportivo Cali this season in Colombia's first division, would fit perfectly into one of Orlando City's biggest needs ahead...
  • Colombia condor conservation program lacks hard numbers

    Colombia condor conservation program lacks hard numbers
    Their wings spanning 10 feet or more as they glide serenely above Colombia's Andes, condors are majestic physical specimens. They have been important symbols here since pre-colonial times, when indigenous tribes saw them as messengers of the gods and...
  • Opponents of planned Colombian dams take heart from OAS report

    Opponents of planned Colombian dams take heart from OAS report
    Opponents of a Chinese plan to construct several dams along Colombia's longest river said they were encouraged by an international human rights panel's report Friday that noted "tension" between Latin American mega-projects and "the full exercise of human...
  • Fate of Briton serving life term for Florida murders now in judge's hands

    Fate of Briton serving life term for Florida murders now in judge's hands
    A Florida judge on Thursday wrapped up a three-day hearing to re-examine the 27-year-old conviction of a British man serving a life sentence for an execution-style double murder in Miami that his lawyers say he did not commit. Attorneys for Krishna...
  • Colombia peace negotiator warns FARC rebels

    With peace talks between Colombian officials and leftist guerrillas stalled as the two-year mark nears, the government's lead negotiator warned this week that his side's patience was limited and demanded a halt to recent attacks on civilians and the...
  • Colombia suspends talks, seeks help as it hunts for kidnapped general

    Colombia’s defense minister headed to a remote northwestern state Monday to direct search and rescue operations for an army general whose kidnapping over the weekend by suspected rebels prompted the government to suspend peace talks with the...
  • FARC rebels acknowledge kidnapping Colombia general

    FARC rebels acknowledge kidnapping Colombia general
    Colombia's largest rebel group acknowledged Tuesday that it had kidnapped a general over the weekend but gave no indication of whether he would be released, a condition announced a day earlier by President Juan Manuel Santos for the resumption of peace...
  • Deal reportedly reached to free captured Colombian general

    Deal reportedly reached to free captured Colombian general
    Countries assisting peace talks between Colombia's government and leftist rebels said Wednesday night that an agreement had been reached to free a general whose capture jeopardized the negotiations. A joint statement from Cuba and Norway said the two...