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  • Colombian diplomat casts doubt on Venezuelan 'political crime'

    BOGOTA, Colombia Despite Venezuela's repeated claims that Colombian paramilitary groups were behind last month's assassination of National Assembly Deputy Robert Serra, authorities have failed to provide tangible proof, Colombia's ambassador to that...
  • As Colombia pursues peace, victims of the conflict struggle with forgiveness

    POPAYAN, Colombia Gloria was 10 years old when armed rebels burst into her home at night, forced her father to his knees and shot him twice in the back of the head as the family watched. The guerrillas never said why. When she was 14, the men returned....
  • Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports

    Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports
    In a glass tower topped with solar panels, wind turbines and rooftop gardens, a team of architects and planners who helped turn a once-moribund industrial tract into a trendy neighborhood in this river port town is crafting ways to bring street life and...
  • 'Sex tourist' arrested, underage girls rescued

    'Sex tourist' arrested, underage girls rescued
    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...
  • New governor in Mexico's Guerrero state allegedly had role in 2001 kidnapping

    MEXICO CITY Few dispute that the newly installed governor of Mexico's Guerrero state has a radical past. The question is, just how radical? Supporters of Gov. Rogelio Ortega Martinez, who took office last week amid a deepening crisis over the...
  • 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...
  • Authorities seek US links after Colombian child-sex sting

    BOGOTA, Colombia Dozens of U.S. citizens, perhaps as many as 50, could be detained in coming weeks in the wake of a child-sex trafficking sting that is shining a spotlight on the seedy side of Colombia's booming tourism industry. In mid-October,...
  • El presidente Santos da bienvenida al Príncipe de Gales

    El presidente Santos da bienvenida al Príncipe de Gales
    BOGOTA - El presidente de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, agradeció hoy al príncipe de Gales el apoyo al proceso de paz que adelantan el Ejecutivo y las guerrillas de las FARC en Cuba con el que se buscan salidas negociadas al conflicto. En una cena de...
  • An international arts affair for kids

    An international arts affair for kids
    Miami has been home to one of the largest book fairs in the country for 30 years, annually providing guests with book sales, author meet and greets, and children’s activities. The renowned Miami Book Fair International, presented Nov. 16-23 on the...
  • Evelin Velasquez's Religious Images Strive For 'A State Of Grace'

    Evelin Velasquez's Religious Images Strive For 'A State Of Grace'
    Evelin Velasquez's artistic process takes months. It begins by finding a place that is perfectly run-down. "I look for places in ruins, where time has done the score on them," Velasquez, of Medellin, Colombia, said through an interpreter. "I am trying...
  • Venezuela seizes warehouses packed with medical goods, food

    CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro's government said on Thursday it had taken over warehouses around Venezuela crammed with medical goods and food that "bourgeois criminals" were hoarding for speculation and contraband. The socialist government...