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  • 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...
  • Colombia facing oil pipeline attacks before presidential election

    BOGOTA, Colombia — Attacks by insurgents on Colombia's oil pipelines and labor force could intensify before May's presidential election and June's 50th anniversary of the founding of the country's largest rebel group, analysts said Friday. The...
  • How does Chicago stack up?

    How does Chicago stack up?
    Not long ago, Torsten Gessner, a top executive at a German manufacturing giant, had to decide where to locate the company's new North American headquarters. Consultants offered up a short list with some obvious candidates: San Francisco and Boston because...
  • Rising Helmer Mitre Moves Into Full House (EXCLUSIVE)

    In Berlin to present Peter Weber's "Fresh" at the Berlin Co-production Market, France's Full House, run by Didar Domehri, Gael Nouaille and Laurent Baudens, has boarded the untitled second feature by Argentina's Santiago Mitre. Mitre's debut "The...
  • Venezuela's fugitive opposition leader surrenders to authorities

    Venezuela's fugitive opposition leader surrenders to authorities
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez turned himself in to authorities Tuesday to face what he says are trumped-up homicide charges, after urging supporters to stay in the streets and protest peacefully against the government....
  • Colombia's Urabeños criminal gang traffics in mayhem

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Human Rights Watch on Thursday blamed the Urabeños criminal gang for helping cause one of Colombia’s worst humanitarian crises in years: the forced displacement last year of 19,000 people from the city of Buenaventura. The...
  • Colombia law fails to put land back in farmers' hands

    Colombia law fails to put land back in farmers' hands
    VALLEDUPAR, Colombia — A Colombian law enacted in 2011 gave hope to peasant farmer Miguel Serna and hundreds of thousands of other displaced farmers like him that they would soon recover the land that rebels, right-wing paramilitaries and drug...
  • Anti-coca spraying halted in Colombia after 2 U.S. pilots shot down

    Anti-coca spraying halted in Colombia after 2 U.S. pilots shot down
    BOGOTA, Colombia — U.S.-funded anti-coca spraying in Colombia has been suspended indefinitely in the aftermath of the shooting down, apparently by leftist rebels, of two spray planes and the death of one of the American pilots, sources confirmed...
  • Colombia recalls envoy to Nicaragua amid dispute about Caribbean

    Colombia recalls envoy to Nicaragua amid dispute about Caribbean
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombia on Wednesday recalled its ambassador to Nicaragua, a day after the Central American nation filed a complaint with an international court alleging Colombia "made threats of force" regarding disputed territory in the Caribbean....
  • Colombia calls off exhibition of sculptures in face of protests

    Colombia calls off exhibition of sculptures in face of protests
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombia’s Culture Ministry on Wednesday called off the largest museum exhibition in decades of stone sculptures carved by a mysterious pre-Hispanic culture known as San Agustin after residents of the eponymous southern...
  • Venezuela frees Miami journalist

    BOGOTA, Colombia --  A Miami Herald reporter detained Thursday by authorities in western Venezuela on suspicion of working in the country without permission has been released and is expected to return to the United States on Sunday. Jim Wyss, the...