| 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...
| 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....
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:16 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Nicaragua’s army chief declared Tuesday that his country would not negotiate away “even a single drop of water” to Colombia, reacting to the South American country’s announcement that it will not observe an...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:28 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- With Starbucks preparing to enter the Colombian market and compete against entrenched retailers, including the country’s signature Juan Valdez chain, some growers here can be excused for wondering, “What if?”
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Christopher Adam Wright, a teacher and former restaurant worker, died of an aneurysm Aug. 27 in Bogota, Colombia, where he was working as an English teacher. The former Mount Vernon resident was 40.
Born in Towson, he was the son of John T. Wright, a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One thing about our heroes in "Strike Back:" They never seem to get hit by the millions of bullets being fired at them. But that changes in tonight's episode of the Cinemax series. As you can see in the exclusive preview clip here, Sgt. Michael...