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  • Whitehall woman anticipates heart transplant

     
    The stories I write linger longer in me than its publishing date. Sometimes concepts remain like riddles in my mind and surprise me with greater stories later on. I relate this idea to Yanira Barona, a 41-year-old mother from Whitehall, whose story I've...
  • New principal adds to wave of transition at Annapolis Area Christian School

    New principal adds to wave of transition at Annapolis Area Christian School
    What started for Robert McCollum as a two-year leave of absence from a teaching job in Chicago has expanded into a five-year stint guiding 300 students in a Christian school in Bogota, Colombia. That enrollment was about a tenth of what McCollum was...
  • Colombia lawmakers reject controversial gay marriage bill

    Colombia lawmakers reject controversial gay marriage bill
    BOGOTA — Colombian lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a polarizing bill to allow same-sex marriage in the predominantly Roman Catholic nation, as hundreds of people took to the streets to demonstrate for and against the measure. The bill was rejected...
  • Keep eye out for deals on round-the-world flights

    Keep eye out for deals on round-the-world flights
    The premise is simple: Buy a $500 plane ticket to zip around much of the New World for a month. The big question: Isn't it just some gimmick tangled up with hidden fees and crazy rules? Sorry, but no. If you are among those who hesitated Aug. 17 when...
  • Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig

    Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- A little wild pig named Josefo, abandoned by his mother, helped keep Sgt. Jose Libardo Forero sane. For nearly 13 years, Forero was one of the "forgotten" hostages held by the leftist rebels known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces...
  • Cover story: Latina rappers make their voices heard

     
    Cover story: It is the collision of cultures that makes the music of Tijoux, Bomba Estéreo and Chocquibtown — all currently working on their next albums and planning to return to Los Angeles in the early months of 2011 — so intriguing. Ana...
  • Former leftist guerrilla wins mayor's race in Bogota, Colombia

     
    Bogota election: Former leftist guerrilla and senator Gustavo Petro wins the mayor's race in Bogota, Colombia....
  • Death of Colombian rebel leader raises little hope of peace deal

     
    Colombia's armed forces delivered a serious blow to the country's largest rebel force with the killing of its leader, who went by the alias Alfonso Cano. But analysts Saturday held out little hope for a peace initiative by the decimated but still potent...
  • Latin leaders likely to discuss where rebel leaders are hiding

     
    The suspected presence of FARC rebel leaders in Venezuela is likely to be a topic when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visits his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, in Caracas next week....
  • Uribe accuses Colombian president of 'sacrificing democratic values'

     
    Colombia's former president, Alvaro Uribe, criticized his successor, Juan Manuel Santos, for "sacrificing democratic values" in exchange for better trade relations with Venezuela....
  • Colombian rebels kill four hostages after army attempts rescue

     
    Colombian rebels killed four army and police hostages in Saturday after army units attempted a rescue....