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  • Colombian journalist denied visa for Harvard fellowship

     
    Uribe, a strong U.S. ally, has singled out Morris for criticism, the AP says: "On Feb. 3, 2009, Uribe called Morris 'an accomplice of terrorism' posing as a journalist after Morris showed up with FARC rebels to cover the insurgents' liberation of four...
  • Colombia court rules against U.S. military agreement

     
    The agreement was signed in October and faced intense criticism from Colombia's more left-leaning neighbors, including Venezuela and Bolivia. President Juan Manuel Santos, who was inaugurated on Aug. 7, enjoys a wide political majority in Colombia's...
  • Controversial Georgetown gig for Colombia's Alvaro Uribe

     
    The arrival of former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe at Georgetown University is sparking campus debate on the two-term leader's legacy in security and human rights. Uribe starts work this semester as a "Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global...
  • 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....
  • On that McCain interview: Chavez = dictator?

     
    While the head-scratching over the McCain-Spain comments continues (more on that later), one reader writes to us about another aspect of the interview (which is here) -- McCain's easy praise of Colombian leader Alvaro Uribe and loose language on......
  • Palin to meet Kissinger, Uribe, Karzai

     
    by Jill Zuckman Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has begun filling up her dance card for Tuesday's visit to the United Nations General Assembly. She'll be meeting with Henry Kissinger, the former Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize winner; President......
  • Bush: 'Warrior for... democratic values'

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, a couple of leaders with Harvard credentials on their resumes, met for dinner at the White House last night, a multi-course affair featuring rib-eye and punctuated with vintage wines....
  • Sarah Palin 'world tour' photo album

     
    by Frank James New York is still the U.S.'s most cosmospolitan city. So what better place to take a world tour without actually leaving the U.S. and having to whip out that new passport? And you can do it in......
  • Ten for a Tuesday: Sarah! comes to the UN

     
    As the Dow dropped by 372 yesterday, the bailout package proceeded fitfully in Washington -- but there was no breakthrough on the key question of punitive measures for Wall Street that would discourage repeats in the future. Execs on......
  • Campbell Brown: Free Sarah Palin

     
    by Mark Silva Campbell Brown, the CNN anchor, is calling the McCain campaign out for sexism in its treatment of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. "Bear with me for a short rant," Brown said at the start of a blistering editorial......