| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:47 PM
A Colombian army general announced his resignation from the armed forces Monday night, a day after he was released by rebels who kidnapped him in a remote village to which he had traveled in plainclothes and without a military escort.
At a news...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 8:28 AM
A Colombian army general was released by his rebel captors Sunday in a remote northwestern jungle, setting the scene for a resumption of peace talks that were halted after insurgents captured the commander two weeks earlier.
President Juan Manuel Santos...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:44 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:49 PM
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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:42 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Spain's Piaggiodematei and Colombia's HierroAnimacion are uniting efforts on the project "Troubling Monsters," to be pitched at Toulouse's 25th Cartoon Forum on Thursday 25.
Monsters that could be hidden under kids' beds or in closets trigger lots of fun...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Federal agents have arrested a South Florida man they said made several trips to South America to have sex and make child pornography videos with underage girls.
Dennis DeJesus, 45, of North Lauderdale, was arrested at his home Saturday on child "sex...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...