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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...
  • Chase Carey signs short-term deal to stay as president of Fox

    Chase Carey, the president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, has signed a new contract to remain at media mogul Rupert Murdoch's film and television empire at least through 2015. The contract extension, disclosed Monday in a Securities...
  • Colombia's presidential runoff Sunday influenced by rebel talks

    Colombian voters appear deeply divided by the government’s peace negotiations with rebels, helping make Sunday’s presidential runoff election between incumbent Juan Manuel Santos and former Finance Minister Oscar Ivan Zuluaga too close to...
  • 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...
  • Presidente de Colombia dice que su salud es óptima pese a accidente de incontinencia

    Presidente de Colombia dice que su salud es óptima pese a accidente de incontinencia
    El presidente de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, acusó el martes a sus contradictores políticos de atacarlo y de propagar a través de las redes sociales el rumor de que no está en condiciones de salud para continuar gobernando al país, después de sufrió...
  • Will peace come to Colombia?

    A tentative deal reached this month between Colombia's largest rebel group and President Juan Manuel Santos' government could finally lead to an end to the country's bloody, decades-long conflict. The agreement establishes a basic framework under...
  • Colombia government, FARC rebels reach milestone on path to peace

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- In a milestone first step in efforts to end Latin America’s longest-running insurgency, Colombia’s largest rebel group and the government said Sunday in Havana that they had reached an agreement on land reform, the first of...
  • Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit

    Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit
    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...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Cartagena, Colombia

    An often visited port on Southern Caribbean and Panama Canal itineraries, Cartagena, Colombia has been able to reverse a reputation of narco-terrorism in its Andean regions and in recent years has experienced a surge in safety, credited to tough...
  • Report: The Salvadoran ex-guerrilla advising Mexico's drug-war leaders

     
    Nearly 30,000 people, the latest figure being used, have died in Mexico's drug war in the nearly four years since President Felipe Calderon dispatched the military to disrupt the country's drug-trafficking organizations. Calderon's administration has...
  • Colombia's Alvaro Uribe reached out to rebels, rebels to the U.S., cables show

     
    Colombia's right-wing former president, Alvaro Uribe, sought contact in the final months of his term with the FARC guerrilla army in an effort to set "road maps" for new peace talks during the government of his successor, Juan Manuel Santos, leaked U.S....