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.
FARC rebels kill 8 in Colombia attacks
FARC rebels have killed eight people — including an infant — in two separate attacks.
3 more Secret Service agents lose jobs over Colombia prostitution scandal
Two Secret Service employees resigned and one lost his security clearance Tuesday over the Colombia prostitution scandal.
Spirit pulls risque ad at request of Colombia government
Airline's ad poked fun at Cartagena Secret Service prostitution scandal.
Secret Service prostitution: 3 more resign (UPDATES)
The number of Secret Service people who've left their positions has now risen to six.
Gen. Oscar Naranjo: Colombia's national police chief resigns
Gen. Oscar Naranjo, 55, Colombia's national police chief, has decided to step down, stating he is tired and wants a younger generation to take over.
3 Secret Service agents leave posts over Cartagena prostitutes scandal
Three Secret Service agents implicated in the prostitution scandal in Colombia would be leaving their posts, the agency announced Wednesday.
Colombia prostitute in Secret Service scandal speaks
Details spill about partying by US Secret Service, military; 3 agents first to fall.
Letter from Colombia: Cartagena's last laugh
Colombians are laughing on the outside at the US Secret Service prostitute scandal.
Secret Service bragged to prostitutes about working for the president
The Secret Service agents accused of misconduct in Colombia revealed their identities by bragging about their jobs.
US lawmakers: Colombia trade agreement sacrifices labor rights
Obama gives green light to world's most dangerous place for labor organizers.
El Salvador marks its first murder-free day in three years
El Salvador's murder rates have reached alarming levels of up to 18 per day over the past few years.
Apple: iPad coming to new countries this week
The new iPad will arrive in South Korea and more than a dozen additional countries later this month.
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.