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  • Colombia thanks Venezuela for capture of alleged drug trafficker

     
    Colombia's president Juan Manuel Santos thanked Venezuela's Hugo Chavez for capturing suspected drug trafficker Maximiliano Bonilla Orozco....
  • Copper and gold mine project in Peru suspended in face of protests

     
    Operators of a proposed gold and copper mine in northern Peru suspended the project Tuesday night at the government's request after six days of protests that grew increasingly violent...
  • Marches planned in Colombia to protest hostage killings by rebels

     
    Colombians will march Dec. 6 to protest rebel killings of four hostages, while President Santos assails FARC communique as 'shameless cyncism'...
  • Ousted Secret Service Agent Posted Pics of Sarah Palin on Facebook

    Ousted Secret Service Agent Posted Pics of Sarah Palin on Facebook
    WASHINGTON -- As officials warn of more Secret Service resignations as soon as Friday stemming from a prostitute scandal in Colombia, one of the former agents allegedly involved joked on Facebook that he checked out former vice presidential candidate...
  • News, links and observations about Latin America

    Maradona suffers another health scare The soccer legend was hospitalized in Buenos Aires today after experiencing abdominal pains, doctors said. This was just two days after he was released following a two-week clinic stay for alcohol-related ailments....
  • Mario Benedetti dies at 88; Uruguayan poet and writer

    Uruguayan author Mario Benedetti, whose bestselling poems and novels helped launch Latin America's postwar literary boom, has died. He was 88. Benedetti died Sunday at his home in Montevideo, Uruguay's capital, of complications arising from a chronic...
  • From the archives: Female rebels' fates diverge in Colombia

    One rebel, call her Angelly, hijacked a private airplane to escape the guerrilla ranks. The other, Marilu Ramirez, is charged as a modern-day Mata Hari who at the time of her arrest had infiltrated the highest levels of Colombia's military establishment....
  • Border incursion was Colombian gamble

    Border incursion was Colombian gamble
    President Alvaro Uribe appears to have taken a calculated risk in ordering his armed forces to invade Ecuador to kill a top rebel leader, deciding to risk the ire of his southern neighbor to inflict a major loss in a decades-long war. Tensions...
  • Chavez seeks to free hostages

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday that he expected to meet soon in Caracas with a leader of Colombia's largest rebel group in an effort to help secure the release of dozens of hostages the leftists are holding. The announcement came at the end...
  • 15 hostages freed as FARC is fooled in cunning operation

    15 hostages freed as FARC is fooled in cunning operation
    Armed forces disguised as rebels Wednesday rescued former Colombia presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, three U.S. defense contractors and 11 other hostages held by leftist insurgents, in a daring operation that delivered the latest in a series of...
  • Bogota's bad apples

    The world is still celebrating Colombia's spectacular July rescue of 15 hostages held for years in the jungle by leftist insurgents, which will go down in history as a textbook example of planning, cunning and military precision. But amid the rejoicing,...