Slideshow: Spreading the bamboo gospel
A Colombian architect is uprooting notions of what we can do with bamboo.
Foreign investment: Colombia's too-mighty peso
As foreign investments flows in, Colombia deals with the fallout from its suddenly strong peso.
The hunt for Colombia's most-wanted insurgent
The FARC's leader is believed to be hiding among the mountains of central Colombia.
Colombia: Bullets fly and dropouts rise in Medellin
Students scramble to get to school without getting shot in Colombia’s second-largest city.
Colombia: Top guerrilla leader killed
Leader's death a 'devastating blow' to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
Colombia: The dark side of Alvaro Uribe
So far, retirement has been a little rocky for the hugely popular former president.
Colombia: US aid may have sparked civilian killings
Colombian army accused of killing civilians and labeling them guerrillas.
Mexico celebrates ruling on Arizona law
Federal blocks on "racist" state hailed by Mexicans of all stations.
Are FARC rebels reaching into Central America?
The US Treasury has blacklisted 2 Costa Rican businesses for allegedly supporting the FARC.
Chavez threatens to halt US oil exports, again
Venezuelan president, in a diplomatic row with Colombia, takes aim at the US.
From fine art to rubbish: the stashes of drug traffickers
Colombian government collects drug lords' treasures, from elephant tusks to dented bicycles.
Colombia: Welcome to a drug lord's playground
Pablo Escobar liked to relax at Hacienda Napoles. Now it's a tourist attraction.
Top 10 photos: the many faces of Hugo Chavez
Chavez's most entertaining moments: yawning, singing and drinking tea.
Top 10 Obama wannabes
Politicians around the world are still trying to mimic Obama's style.
Colombian spies cause trouble in Europe
Is the EU turning a blind eye to Colombians spying on its soil?
In turnaround, Colombia reaps benefits from oil fields
How Colombia overcame rebel attacks and upped its oil production.
In Colombian mountain town, security buys votes
Presidential front runner reaps the benefits of anti-FARC security measures.
Where Chavez's tirades matter
Colombians on the border are caught between two spatting presidents and a devastated economy.
Colombia: a wannabe revolutionary?
Why a Dutch language teacher joined Colombia’s largest guerrilla army.
Analysis: the awesome power of the illegal high
<p> Hallucinogens as cancer drugs, poppy fields left untouched. Is the focus of the "war on drugs" shifting?</p>
On the Colombian campaign trail
Opinion: Close look at Colombian elections
A run-off is looking likely after May 30 polls, but even if Mockus doesn't win he represents the fact that nearly half of Colombians want change.
Has Colombia found its Obama?
An unconventional politician is trying to become Colombia's next president by mimicking Obama's tactics.
Cashing in on the Colombian accent
Dubbing movies is big business in Bogota. So are call centers. All because it's easy to understand Colombian Spanish.
Slideshow: A night at a famous tango hall
Sounds of old-world music, clinking glasses and the murmur of laughter waft out the open windows.
Medellin's failed redemption
This violent city seemed to have found a path to normalcy. Why did it revert to its old ways?
Colombia after Uribe
Former defense minister, who hails from a family of influential journalists and politicians, is the leading contender to become Colombia's next president.
Bloodshed returns to Medellin
Residents paint a terrifying picture of life at the intersection of the drug war.
FARC rebels release hostage held for 12 years
Does the liberation of two captives signal the FARC is open to prisoner exchanges and eventual peace negotiations?