Supreme Court justices face death threats as they investigate dozens of legislators’ links to paramilitary groups.
United Nations Special Rapporteur Margaret Sekaggya told a congressional panel Tuesday of her continued concern over what she has called a ‘pattern of harassment and persecution against human rights defenders.’
Gustavo Anibal Giraldo, a Colombia ELN rebel leader who escaped prison guards Wednesday, is wanted for the murders of eight soldiers, a Catholic bishop, and the kidnapping of three Americans. Was there insider help?
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Colombian President Álvaro Uribe, and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet will be among the speakers at a forum on the successful programs Tuesday in New York.
Foes of the Venezuelan president, who is on a world tour, are expected to congregate today around the world to protest his policies.
Less popular among Latin leaders, the Venezuelan president is on an 11-day trip to visit allies including Libya's Qaddafi and Iran's Ahmadinejad.
Colombian lawmakers voted Tuesday to call a referendum on whether the conservative US ally should be allowed to seek a third straight term.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez sought a region-wide censure of the pending agreement at a summit Monday in Quito, Ecuador. But other leaders were declined to condemn it outright.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has agreed to host the Pentagon's narcotics-interdiction flight operations, which were recently kicked out of Ecuador.