Colombia decriminalizes cocaine, marijuana
Colombia has decriminalized cocaine and marijuana, saying that people cannot be jailed for possessing the drugs for personal use.
Australians and New Zealanders are the world's biggest recreational drug users
Australians and New Zealanders are the world's biggest recreational drug users, according to the UN.
Colombia army plane crashes, killing 4
An army plane flying from Colombia's Tolemaida air base to Saravena, which borders with Venezuela, crashed, killing the four people aboard.
Colombia ex-police chief to advise on Mexico drug war
Colombian General Oscar Naranjo will be Mexico's chief security adviser if presidential front-runner Enrique Peña Nieto wins next month's election.
Colombia plane stolen
A small Cessna 210 airplane was stolen in Colombia Sunday by a group of armed men.
Colombia protests rape and murder of woman in Bogotá park
Almost 1,000 people protested yesterday the brutal rape and murder of 35-year-old Rosa Elvira Cely in Bogotá's National Park on May 24.
Colombia's killer volcano gets gassy
In 1985, the Nevado del Ruiz volcano had one of the deadliest eruptions of the 20th century. Colombian geologists say it could blow again any day now.
Colombia’s FARC frees journalist, with a message for France
The leftist rebels held Romeo Langlois for 33 days. Now the reporter says the rebels want him to rally France’s Socialist president to broker peace in Colombia.
Freed French journalist Romeo Langlois leaves Colombia for Paris
Romeo Langlois, the French journalist released from captivity in Colombia on Wednesday after being kidnapped for 33 days by FARC rebels, is on his way back to France bearing a letter from his captors addressed to newly-elected French President Francois Hollande.
French journalist Romeo Langlois freed by FARC rebels in Colombia
French reporter Romeo Langlois has been released from captivity in Colombia, more than a month after he was kidnapped by left-wing FARC rebels.
Colombia: Residents bury themselves to protest evictions (VIDEO)
The 90 families protesting the eviction are all homeless and settled on the privately-owned land.
FARC rebels set to hand over kidnapped French journalist
A humanitarian delegation has set off for the jungle in southern Colombia in anticipation of the release of French reporter Romeo Langlois, who was kidnapped by left-wing FARC rebels in April.
Roméo Langlois: Video of kidnapped journalist released by FARC
Venezuelan TV network Telesur broadcast Monday the first video images of French journalist Roméo Langlois, who was captured a month ago by Colombia's FARC rebels.
Roméo Langlois: Release set by FARC for Wednesday
FRANCE 24 journalist Roméo Langlois is set to be released by Colombia's FARC rebels on Wednesday, according to a statement on the group's website.
Colombia: Soldiers jailed for 'false positive' murder of disabled man
A Colombian court has jailed six soldiers who murdered a disabled man, and claimed he was a rebel killed in combat.
Secret Service sex scandal hearing: Director grilled over Colombia exploits
The head of the Secret Service, Mark Sullivan, has defended the agency against senators' accusations that a recent sex scandal in Colombia was not an isolated incident.
Alvaro Uribe: Bomb found in Argentina theater before ex-Colombian president was to speak
Authorities found and deactivated a bomb Tuesday at a theater in Buenos Aires where former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe was to deliver a speech.
Now DEA in Colombia prostitution investigation
US anti-drug agents might have hired prostitutes in Colombia in April too, but unrelated to Secret Service and military.
FARC kills 12 soldiers in Colombia-Venezuela border attack
FARC guerrillas killed 12 Colombian soldiers Monday and wounded four others in an attack in a rural area in northern Colombia, near the Venezuelan border.
Colombian lawmaker Sigifredo Lopez arrested on suspicion of planning own kidnapping
Sigifredo Lopez was the only one of 12 kidnapped MPs to escape being executed by the FARC in 2007.
As Colombia's US trade deal begins, an explosion in Bogota
A bomb blew up in the Colombian capital, wounding former Interior Minister Fernando Londoño and killing his driver and bodyguard, on the day the disputed free trade agreement kicke
Colombia: Bogota bomb blast targets former interior minister Fernando Londono
The bombing in the heart of Bogota’s busy commercial district killed five people and injured at least 17 others, including Londono.
Colombia's FARC rebels 'to release' French journalist Romeo Langlois
Colombia’s left-wing FARC rebels say they will soon release kidnapped France 24 television journalist Romeo Langlois to the International Committe of the Red Cross.
Colombia passes first draft of bill to legalize drug crops
Colombia's House of Representatives passed the first draft of a bill that would decriminalize growing plants such as coca, marijuana, and opium poppies in the country.
Roméo Langlois: FARC claim kidnapping, may release French journalist soon (VIDEO)
Colombia's FARC rebels said they will soon release French journalist Roméo Langlois, whom the group has now officially claimed to have kidnapped on April 28.
Colombia helicopter crash kills 13 (VIDEO)
A Colombia helicopter crashed today, killing seven members of the Colombian Air Force and six police officers.
Journalists missing and killed in Latin America
UPDATED. Romeo Langlois is missing in Colombia. Decio Sa was shot dead in Brazil. Regina Martinez was beaten and strangled in Mexico.
Roméo Langlois: French journalist shot in left arm, FARC responsible for his life (VIDEO)
France said on Monday it held FARC rebels responsible for the life of Roméo Langlois, calling on the group to release him immediately.
American unions stand up for Latin American workers
Big Labor, including the AFL-CIO and United Steelworkers, sees benefit of fighting bad labor practices abroad.
French journalist kidnapped in Colombia
Roméo Langlois, who disappeared on Saturday after rebels attacked the Colombian military patrol he was accompanying, has been “abducted," the French foreign minister said Sunday.
US Secret Service, under fire for prostitution scandal, issues punishing new code of conduct
Embarrassed agency issues new rules meant to curb bad behavior.