Pentagon widens investigation into Colombia prostitution scandal
Pentagon says there may be more US military personnel involved in an alleged prostitution scandal after the Secret Service sent 11 of its agents home.
US trade pact with Colombia overlooks labor violence
Despite ongoing violence against activists and labor leaders, the Obama administration announced a new free trade agreement with Colombia.
America: Paying for it
Analysis: Cuba policy costs Obama at the Summit of the Americas, and leaves future meetings in doubt.
Hillary Clinton goes dancing in Cartagena
The US Secretary of State went dancing at the Cafe Havana during this weekend's Summit of the Americas.
Macro chatter: It's decision time at the World Bank
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Obama calls for investigation into Secret Service prostitution scandal
President Barack Obama said if agents brought prostitutes to their hotel rooms in Colombia, “then, of course, I’ll be angry.”
Obama: US-Colombia trade deal to be implemented in May
The US-Colombia free trade agreement will come into effect next month — much earlier than expected — as a result of what the Obama administration called "historic" progress for Colombian worker protections and human rights.
Obama: legalization isn't the answer to the drug war
In Colombia, the US president confronts an emerging consensus that decriminalization would save lives.
Obama's Secret Service in prostitute scandal (VIDEO)
Members of President Barack Obama's Secret Service detail, including a supervisor, were relieved of duty and returned home from Cartagena, Colombia, amid allegations of misconduct that involved prostitution.
Bombs, Secret Service mar Obama's arrival in Cartagena for Americas summit
Two bombs exploded in the Colombian resort city of Cartagena on Saturday, just hours before President Barack Obama was to open summit talks with fellow leaders of the Americas.
Colombia's Jose Antonio Ocampo ends World Bank bid
The former Colombian finance minister will support Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Obama's Colombian White House
A diehard Colombian fan of Barack Obama has turned his home into the "White House" while others led 50 donkeys in a ride across town in hopes the US president would visit while he attends a summit in nearby Cartagena.
US to face heat from friends and foes at Americas summit
Obama would like to keep the focus on trade and democracy. But Latin American leaders want to slam Washington's drug war and its Cuba embargo.
10-year-old girl gives birth in Colombia (VIDEO)
A 10-year-old Colombian girl has sparked outrage after becoming one of the world's youngest ever mothers by giving birth to a healthy daughter.
Viktor Bout, merchant of death, lord of war, awaits sentencing on terrorism charges
Bout gave a pre-sentencing interview to the Voice of Russia, comparing himself to a hunting trophy collected by a vindictive the US.
FARC hostages and their jungle pets (VIDEO)
The 10 hostages held by Colombia's FARC rebel group for up to 14 years that were released this week brought new companions home with them from the jungle: a peccary, two parrots and a kinkajou.
Chatter: FARC frees final police, military hostages
Colombia's leftist rebel group FARC has released its 10 remaining police and military hostages - but still has an unknown number of civilians in captivity.
Final FARC police, military prisoners released in Colombia
The captives all had been held in jungle prisons for at least 12 years. But 700 civilians are still in FARC captivity.
FARC to release last 10 government hostages starting Monday
Colombia's FARC has announced it will release its last 10 government hostages, some of whom have been held by the rebel group for up to 14 years, this Monday and Wednesday.
Colombia could legalize drug crops
Lawmakers propose to scrap jail terms for growing narcotics in a bid to slash cartels' revenue.
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Colombian drug lord sentenced to 16+ years in US prison
Jaime Alberto Marín Zamora, a Colombian cocaine kingpin, has been sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to US drug trafficking charges.
Colombia: Pre-dawn attack on FARC camp kills 35 rebels
Colombian troops bombed the camp in central Meta province, delivering the second major blow to the guerilla group in less than a week.
Good news: Colombia and FARC rebels seek peace
So why are they stepping up the killing?
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to lead emerging countries' bid to control World Bank (VIDEO)
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Nigerian Finance Minister, will challenge the US grip on the World Bank presidency by running for American Robert Zoellick's job, her South African counterpart announced Friday.
FARC ready to free 10 hostages
FARC, Colombia’s largest rebel group, said it’s ready to start freeing 10 soldiers and police officers who have been held prisoner for as long as 14 years.
Chavez to return to Venezuela next week- Santos
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, a close US ally, met with Hugo Chavez in Cuba and said he seems in good health and high spirits.
Biden calls drug legalization debate 'legitimate'
Vice President Joe Biden said during his trip to Mexico that the US remains firmly opposed to the legalization of illegal drugs.
Drug war in Central America
Squeezed by deadly drug gangs, legalizing drugs gains ground in Central America.
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Palm oil workers in Colombia.
Police arrest 25 suspected 'Anonymous' hackers in 4 countries
Police in Europe and Latin America have arrested 25 suspected members of the Anonymous hacking group on accusations of defacing government and corporate websites, officials said Tuesday.