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BOGOTA, Colombia — Leftist rebel Reinel Usuga surrendered this month because he was afraid of dying in battle and being buried in an unmarked grave even as rebel leaders negotiate a possible peace agreement that would make such a death pointless...
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.Former President Clinton visited Colombia last week, meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos while visiting Cartagena, where Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro showed him around the city in an electric taxi. Then Clinton took time out to visit with Nobel...
DANVILLE, Calif. — Leopold Konig of the Czech Republic won the seventh stage of the Tour of California in a mountaintop finish Saturday, and American Tejay van Garderen finished third to keep the overall lead for the third straight day. Konig,...
BOGOTA, Colombia — The Organization of American States said Friday that countries should consider decriminalizing drug use, a shift backed by several Latin American leaders but opposed by the United States. Decriminalization could be one of many...
Tags: Mexico, Bogota (Colombia), Drug Use, Pakistan, Mexico City
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Germany's Jens Voigt won the fifth stage of the Tour of California on Thursday, and American Tejay van Garderen surprisingly took the overall lead a day sooner than expected. Voigt, riding for the RadioShack Leopard team, jumped...
Tags: Tyler Farrar, Tejay van Garderen, Norway, Germany, Jens Voigt
CALI, Colombia — To say Luis Abel Delgado of Cali occupies a special niche in the global rag trade is an understatement: He's made vestments for two Roman Catholic popes, as well as inaugural sashes for several Latin American presidents. His...
Victor Carranza, known as the "Emerald King" of Colombia, who built a near monopoly in trade in the precious gems and survived at least two assassination attempts along the way, died of lung cancer Thursday at a Bogota hospital. He was 77. Officials...
Washington has for three decades kept Cuba on a list of countries that sponsor terrorism, even though it has long since changed the behavior that earned it that distinction. By all accounts, Cuba remains on the list — alongside Iran, Sudan and Syria...
If you're a fan of the Discovery Channel, check out some new tour destinations in Asia that its Discovery Adventures group will explore during 2013, including Malaysia, Borneo, southern India and Bhutan. "We listen to traveler feedback and add more...
Like soccer, the current electronic dance music craze arrived late to South America after being invented decades earlier and thousands of miles away. But as eventually happened with fútbol, the prodigies of Latin America are schooling the rest of the...
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