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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Alvaro Uribe meets local leaders, promotes trade

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will meet with former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Vélez, who is leading a delegation of more than 100 Colombian businessmen and elected officials.  The group will participate in the first U.S.-Colombia Internati...
  • 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....
  • 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....