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  • A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives

    A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives
    The war on drugs has been a $1tn failure. For more than four decades, governments around the world have pumped huge sums of money into ineffective and repressive anti-drug efforts. These have come at the expense of programmes that actually work such as...
  • 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...
  • JetBlue adding Las Vegas and Cartagena routes from Lauderdale

    JetBlue Airways plans to add new once-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Cartagena, Colombia, and to Las Vegas, Nevada starting Oct. 29, the New York based carrier announced Wednesday. These two new routes follow on the heels of the...
  • Smooth voting in Colombia after mudslinging presidential campaign

    Smooth voting in Colombia after mudslinging presidential campaign
    Voting is underway in the first round of Colombia’s presidential elections, with centrist incumbent President Juan Manuel Santos and right-of-center challenger Oscar Ivan Zuluaga expected to emerge as the top two vote-getters and advance to a June...
  • How Colombia Lures International Filmmakers

    Colombia is the location du jour for a growing number of international filmmakers thanks to a film law launched in January 2013 and an incentive package that consists of a 40% cash rebate on qualified spend and a 20% cash rebate on logistical expenditures...
  • Colombia president, rival head to runoff vote

    In a presidential election marked by campaign mudslinging and low voter turnout, right-wing candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, a harsh critic of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' peace initiative with leftist rebels, tallied the most votes in Sunday's...
  • Rafael Nadal advances to Madrid Open semifinals; Serena Williams withdraws

    MADRID -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal gave his clay-court doldrums a boost by reaching the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday with a dominant performance against Thomas Berdych. In the women's tournament, two-time defending champion Serena Williams...
  • Talent, Biz Making Waves in Chilean Biz

    MAITE ALBERDI, DIRECTOR Resonant docu-feature "Tea Time," now in post-production, about old dears who've had a cuppa together for decades, stood out at pix-in-post showcase BAL Goes to Cannes. Now shooting "Children," about a group of youngsters with...
  • América Latina podría ser la joya de la oferta de AT&T por DirecTV

    La propuesta de adquisición de AT&T Inc por DirecTV dará el proveedor estadounidense de servicios inalámbricos un punto de apoyo en América Latina, una región que ofrece un importante potencial de crecimiento de la televisión de pago y la banda ancha...
  • 33 children killed in Colombia bus fire

    At least 33 children were killed when a bus caught fire in northern Colombia, trapping the young passengers aboard the burning vehicle as horrified onlookers stood by helplessly. The bus was transporting 48 children between the ages of 2 and 13 to their...