- UN: 729 human rights activists slain in Colombia since 1994 Updated: Nov-20-15 6:19 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - The United Nations says 729 human rights activists have been killed in Colombia in the past two decades. That's an average of nearly three a month.
- Brazil, Argentina win to boost World Cup qualifying chances Updated: Nov-17-15 9:18 pm
SALVADOR, Brazil - Brazil revived its World Cup qualifying campaign with a 3-0 win over Peru on Tuesday.
- Colombia to legalize commercial sale of medical marijuana Updated: Nov-12-15 7:16 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's government plans to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes, officials said Thursday in a surprise shift by the longtime U.S. ally in the war on drugs.
- Colombia president apologizes for 1985 raid of high court Updated: Nov-06-15 7:58 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - President Juan Manuel Santos apologized Friday for Colombia's actions during a 1985 army raid on the Supreme Court in which nearly 100 people were killed after the building was taken hostage by guerrillas.
- US convicts ex-Colombian warlord for drug-trafficking Updated: Nov-06-15 7:52 pm
WASHINGTON - A U.S. federal judge on Friday sentenced a former Colombian paramilitary leader to more than 16 years in prison for drug trafficking.
- Colombia high court rules for adoptions by same-sex couples Updated: Nov-04-15 8:09 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - In a historic decision, Colombia's constitutional court opened the door Wednesday for same-sex couples to legally adopt children in the conservative South American nation.
- Cuban couple traveled long, treacherous route to Hastings Updated: Nov-01-15 10:42 am
HASTINGS, Nebraska - For most people, 10 countries in a little over six weeks sounds like a dream vacation.
- AP Exclusive: Drug extradition may shed light on Venezuela Updated: Oct-31-15 10:47 am
BOGOTA, Colombia - Law enforcement officials say a border region butcher with a bad headlight might help shed light on the scope of Venezuelan military involvement in the cocaine trade.
- Exiled prosecutor urges sanctions on Venezuela Updated: Oct-30-15 3:08 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Venezuela's socialist officials consider him a traitor while the government's opponents say his long service to the regime should make him ineligible for U.S. political asylum.