| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:29 PM
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...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:50 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombian rebels have freed former U.S. Marine Kevin Scott Sutay after holding him hostage since June, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross, which handled the release.
Sutay was backpacking in eastern Guaviare...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:16 PM
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....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:13 PM
QUITO, Ecuador — Colombia has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Ecuador for human and economic damage caused by spraying an anti-coca herbicide that blew across the countries’ common border.
The settlement of the 2008...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:30 AM
BOGOTA - Bogota-based Rhayuela Cine, whose war/horror pic "El Paramo" has been optioned for a U.S. remake by Scott Lastaiti, is working with Alex Garcia's Itaca Films in Mexico to develop "Devil's Breath," one of the latest high-profile additions to...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:30 AM
BOGOTA - Thierry Lenouvel's Paris-based Cine-Sud Promotion, one of Europe's most prolific co-producers with Latin America, is spreading his net ever wider, co-producing Brazilian Chicho Teixeira's "The Santo Amaro Circus" and "The Parable of the Blind...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
BOGOTA - In the latest U.S.-Colombia production link-up, consolidating a building international production axis, Jason Gurvitz's Green Dog Films in L.A. and Diego Ramirez's Bogota/Cali-based 64A-Films are teaming to co-produce a five-pic slate of horror...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:30 AM
BOGOTA - Bogota-based director-producer Miguel Urrutia ("Wake Up and Die," "The Game of the Hangman") is attached to direct "Madness," from a screenplay by Robert McKee, one of the world's best-known screenwriting lecturers.
Project is set up at Urrutia'...