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  • Five Questions with Fernando Roman, owner of music store looted in riots

    Five Questions with Fernando Roman, owner of music store looted in riots
    Fernando Roman answered his cellphone. "Yeah, I'm OK. Thank you," said the owner of Ted's Musicians Shop in Mount Vernon. "They stole some things." The day before, looters had broken into his Centre Street store during rioting after the funeral of...
  • Fuerzas Militares de Colombia solo detendrán ofensiva contra las FARC por orden presidencial

    Fuerzas Militares de Colombia solo detendrán ofensiva contra las FARC por orden presidencial
    Las Fuerzas Militares de Colombia solamente detendrán la ofensiva contra la guerrilla de las FARC por una orden del presidente Juan Manuel Santos y mientras tanto continuarán la persecución a la insurgencia con todos los medios disponibles, dijo el martes...
  • Meet the Orlando City players

    GOALKEEPERS Earl Edwards Age: 23 Height/Weight: 6-3, 205 Citizenship: USA Previous Club: UCLA About: The third-round draft pick out of UCLA is a prime candidate to spend the season in USL-PRO Louisville getting consistent minutes. Josh Ford Age: 27...
  • Ataque de FARC es paso atrás en proceso de paz

    Ataque de FARC es paso atrás en proceso de paz
    BOGOTA - El coordinador de la ONU en Colombia dijo que el ataque de las FARC a un grupo de militares es un paso atrás en el proceso de paz que llevan adelante el gobierno y la guerrilla en Cuba, al tiempo que el máximo comandante del grupo rebelde sostuvo...
  • Colombian truce at risk as clash leaves 11 soldiers dead

    A Colombian corporal and 10 other soldiers were killed in a confrontation with leftist guerrillas in southwest Cauca province, the nation's defense ministry confirmed Wednesday. It was the most serious breach yet of a cease-fire declared by the insurgents...
  • Cuba to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm

    Cuba to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm
    HAVANA — The U.S. and Cuba will open talks about two of America's most-wanted fugitives as part of a new dialogue about law-enforcement cooperation made possible by President Barack Obama's decision to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of...
  • Cubans hail removal from U.S. list of state terrorism sponsors

    Cubans hail removal from U.S. list of state terrorism sponsors
    Cuban officials and ordinary citizens alike hailed the island's removal from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying the move by President Barack Obama heals a decades-old insult to national pride and clears the way to swiftly restore...
  • Colombian man sentenced to 12 years on cocaine conspiracy charges

    A Colombian man was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for his role in an organization that distributes cocaine into the United States, being held responsible for producing and distributing 325 kilograms of the drug. German Dario Brand Piedrahita,...
  • Old Colombian languages, customs get newfound respect

    Old Colombian languages, customs get newfound respect
    It was another day at the office for Elion Uriana, a palabrero, or tribal judge, in Colombia's Wayuu indigenous community. A leader of his goat-herding clan, he was considering the aftermath of an arranged marriage gone bad. "The parents of the groom...
  • Policía de Colombia confisca 3 toneladas de cocaína con destino a México

    La policía de Colombia confiscó tres toneladas de cocaína oculta en abono orgánico mineral con destino a México, el mayor decomiso de droga en el país sudamericano en casi un año, informó el miércoles un alto oficial de la fuerza.   La droga, valorada...
  • Gun smugglers shipped weapons to Colombian drug cartel in exercise machines, feds say

    Gun smugglers shipped weapons to Colombian drug cartel in exercise machines, feds say
    They were hidden inside exercise machines. But the secret payloads weren't for working out. They were for arming South American drug lords. Two Central Florida brothers were recently sentenced in Orlando for their roles in an unusual gun-smuggling...