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Colombia Slips Into the Abyss as FTA Threatens Further Havoc

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

Colombia just reached an ignominious benchmark -- it is now the country with the largest population of internally displaced persons in the world

Uribe To Meet With Obama, Human Rights To Be Discussed

Washington Post | Juan Forero | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia -- In a White House ceremony in January, President George W. Bush awarded Colombian President Alvaro Uribe the Presidential Medal of ...

Colombia FARC Rebels Strive To Reinvent Themselves

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Colombia's FARC is working to reinvent itself after suffering almost seven years of sustained military pressure under President Alvaro Uribe -- a peri...

Colombia's Uribe Pushes To Outlaw Personal Drug Use

Miami Herald | SIBYLLA BRODZINSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Colombian Congress this month will begin discussing a bill introduced by the government that would prohibit possession of any drug and would punis...

Ingrid for President / Ingrid Para Presidenta

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Paul Appell

Betancourt has hinted at another run for the top job. If she does, she could become not just one the world's most respected presidents but also a much-needed beacon of hope in Latin America.

Appropriately, Bush Hosts Death Squad President As He Appeals For Massive Corporate Bailout

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

"Now all the criminals in their coats and their ties Are Free to Drink Martinis And Watch The Sun Rise . . ." -- Bob Dylan, Hurr...

As Colombian President Comes To D.C., His Government's Death Squad Links Are Further Revealed

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

Breaking: As Colombian President Alvaro Uribe arrives in Washington D.C. on September 19, his government continues to sink amidst the weight of the "...

Bush To Host Colombian Death Squad President

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

Just as the U.S. supported the governments of El Salvador and Guatemala during the 1980's, the White House is preparing to roll out the red carpet for Latin America's latest death squad President.

Nico Pitney

McCain Spokesman: Obama Hasn't Visited Mexico City! | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following Obama's trip abroad, it looked like the McCain campaign had lost a key talking point about Obama's failure to visit Iraq and Afghanistan rec...