Can Colombia end its decades-old guerrilla war?
As the government commences peace talks with FARC rebels in Cuba, here's the kind of violence Colombians endure.
The Petraeus affair: heard around the world
From a street market in Pakistan to a newsstand in Peru, people across the globe voice their minds over America's new scandal.
FARC makes up to $3.5 billion from drug trade
Colombia Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzón said that guerrilla group FARC makes anywhere from $2.4 to $3.5 billion per year from the drug trade.
FARC-Colombia peace talks get underway in Oslo
The two sides have come to the negotiating table before, but previous efforts at peace have failed consistently.
Colombia bullfight injures 30 (VIDEO)
A bullfighting festival gone-wrong in the small northern Colombian town of Sabanalarga left 30 people injured over the weekend.
Colombia's president has cancer
It might seem like a wave of Latin leaders with the disease, but cancer is a growing problem among the Latin American population overall.
Colombia hit by 7.4 magnitude earthquake; no casualties reported
Colombia experienced a powerful quake Sunday morning.
The Colombia conundrum: Why the United States should support the peace talks
Commentary: Clear policy benefits would accrue from visible US support of talks hosted by Norway and Cuba
Shakira is pregnant
Colombian popstar Shakira announced on her website today that she was pregnant.
Venezuela nabs Colombian kingpin 'Loco' Barrera
Venezuela signals drug war cooperation in arrest of Colombia's modern-day Pablo Escobar.
FARC rebels name 3 delegates to peace talks with Colombian government
Members of the rebel group will seek a cease-fire for the first time.
Griselda Blanco dead in Colombia, reports say
"Godmother of Cocaine," who rose to international prominence in the 1970s and 1980s, was reportedly assassinated by "sicarios."
Did US squander an opportunity to lead coming Colombian peace talks?
Commentary: An awkward development for US as Cuba and Venezuela host talks.
FARC Decoded: What do the peace talks really mean?
What do the peace talks between the FARC and the Colombian government really mean? We sat down with our Americas Editor Alex Leff to find out.
5 arrested in Colombia for attack on former minister
Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the May 15 bombing that targeted former Colombian Interior Minister Fernando Londoño.
Colombia's government and FARC agree to hold peace talks
Government officials and the country's largest leftist guerrilla group have agreed to start a process to end a half century of fighting.
London 2012: the medalists of Latin America
Latin American countries slowly grow their Olympic medal haul.
Military prostitution scandal in Colombia widens
US military members reportedly brought prostitutes back to their hotel shortly before Obama arrived for a summit.
Lady Andrade gets Olympic ban after punching Abby Wambach in the face
Colombian soccer player Lady Andrade got a two-match Olympic ban after punching US player Abby Wambach in the face during a game.
FARC rebels release civilian pilots
Leftist FARC rebels released two civilian helicopter pilots they were holding hostage to members of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Cocaine production in Colombia 'down by 25 percent' in past year
A US government survey says cocaine production in Colombia dropped by 25 percent in the past year, and by 72 percent since 2001.
Venezuela deports Colombian drug lord
Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday deported an alleged Colombian drug lord who is accused of running Colombia's biggest right-wing criminal gang.
FARC rebels flogged by Colombian tribe
Colombian tribal leaders have sentenced three suspected FARC rebels and an accomplice to a public flogging for disrupting the "harmony" of the community.
Colombia toddler rescued after falling into sewer shaft (VIDEO)
Three-year-old Jeampier Silvera Arteta was rescued Wednesday after falling into a sewer shaft in Barranquilla, Colombia.
Military men escape charges in Secret Service scandal
Soldiers, Marines punished for bringing Colombian prostitutes to hotel rooms.
Colombia: Meet the man accused of planning his own kidnapping
Politician Sigifredo Lopez was captured by Colombia's FARC guerrillas. But when 11 other hostages were murdered, he was spared, and later set free.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez has dementia, can no longer write, says brother
Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is suffering from dementia and has stopped writing, his brother has confirmed.
Colombia: Camilo Torres, or Fritanga, a suspected leading drug dealer, arrested at his wedding
Colombia police arrested suspected leading drug dealer Camilo Torres, or Fritanga, at his wedding on a Caribbean island.
Colombia's ex-police chief surrenders to US over drug charges
Retired Colombian police General Mauricio Santoyo, who is charged with drugs offenses in the United States, has turned himself in.
The Earth Project: Two wheels good
Changing Bogota one bike at a time.
The Earth Project: Two wheels good in Colombia (VIDEO)
Changing Bogota, one bike at a time.