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  • Colombian general freed in jungle by rebel captors

    Colombian general freed in jungle by rebel captors
    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...
  • Colombian general whose kidnapping disrupted peace talks resigns

    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...
  • Colombia: Santos en gira europea para buscar fondos

    Colombia: Santos en gira europea para buscar fondos
    BOGOTÁ — El presidente de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, iniciará en Madrid una gira europea que le llevará a seis capitales para buscar apoyo a la creación de un fondo que ayude a financiar la etapa del postconflicto si el proceso de paz con la FARC...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Colombian hooker flap a microcosm of administration's problems [Commentary]

    Colombian hooker flap a microcosm of administration's problems [Commentary]
    In news that must have left my friends at the New York Post -- never mind the gang at "The Daily Show" -- with a renewed confidence that ours is a just and beneficent God, the White House has been caught covering up a scandal involving a Cartagena hooker....