Colombia could legalize drug crops
Lawmakers propose to scrap jail terms for growing narcotics in a bid to slash cartels' revenue.
Colombia Tourism: Coffee, shopping malls and cobblestone streets
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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.
Meet the New Boss Gallery
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.
'Meet the New Boss'
The rise of Colombia's labor co-ops.
Colombia FARC rebels to free all "prisoners of war"
Colombia's main rebel group said it will free its remaining government captives and stop acts of kidnapping.
Murdered Colombian priests Rafael Reatiga and Richard Piffano hired hit men to kill themselves
Two Colombian priests who were murdered in Bogota last year allegedly hired hit men to kill them after making a suicide pact because one was diagnosed with AIDS.
Colombia issues arrest warrant for former peace commissioner Luis Carlos Restrepo
A Colombian prosecutor has ordered the arrest of the former peace commissioner Luis Carlos Restrepo over claims he faked the demobilization of Farc rebels
Targeting teachers in Colombia slideshow
Major Colombian paramilitary chief captured in Venezuela
One of Colombia's most-wanted paramilitary commanders has been caught. Is this the "end of paramilitarism"?
Targeting Teachers: The 'dirty war' against Colombia's unions
With educators in the crosshairs, government now fighting back.
Fisherman from Puerto Rico survives 20 days at sea
A Puerto Rican fisherman survived almost three weeks adrift in the Caribbean.
Colombia: Police station attack kills 6, wounds 20
Six people are dead in Villa Rica after a second attack on police stations in Colombia this week, most likely by the FARC.
Colombia capital bans firearms
Capital city is banning weapons in an attempt to bring down the murder rate.
What's the fate of Colombia's negotiations with the FARC?
A new offer to negotiate could mean Colombia's gained the upper hand
Colombian rebels FARC "ready to negotiate"
The Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia guerrilla organization, or FARC, said Tuesday it was willing to negotiate with President Juan Manuel Santos.
Texas teen mistakenly deported to Colombia set to return to the US: reports
Texas teen, Jakadrien Turner, was accidentally deported to Colombia, but it is set to return to the United States.
Texas teenager, Jakadrien Turner, accidentally deported to Colombia
Jakadrien Turner was accidentally deported to Colombia after running away from home, and she has yet to return to the United States.
On Location: Mexico City — Legalizing pot?
The drug is grown, sold and consumed in Mexico, but traffickers reap those profits.
Top 5 most wacky stories of 2011
Big-butt ants. Need we say more?
Christmas, Inc: South Africa fuels Santa's workshop
China turns to South Africa for coal this holiday season.
Colombia's massacre mystery
A decade-old slaughter comes under new scrutiny. What it could mean for Latin America.
In Colombia, digging for gold comes at a price
Amid a gold rush, artisanal miners are getting squeezed out