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  • Is Colombia's FARC rebounding?

    Latin America Monitor Is Colombia's FARC rebounding?

    A Colombian think-tank argues that the guerrilla group has retaken the initiative in key regions, and that security forces have thus far failed to adapt to the conflict's changing conditions.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day: 06/17

    Brendan Earley of Davison, Mich. puts on his own car show while waiting for the start of the Back to the Bricks Mitten Promo Tour in the parking lot on Friday in Flint.

  • Peru, Colombia, and Chile merge stock markets

    The market alliance of the three right-leaning nations spanning most of South America's Pacific coast gives investors better exposure to assets linked to the region’s natural resources and its rising middle class.

  • Latin America's middle class grows, but with a tenuous grasp on status

    Latin America's middle class grows, but with a tenuous grasp on status

    Although 56 million households have joined Latin America's middle class, many lack the benefits and job security to ensure stability.

  • How long will Al Qaeda live beyond bin Laden? Lessons from Latin America.

    A real-world example of why Al Qaeda could live well beyond Osama bin Laden, Latin America has found limited results from taking out leaders of deadly ideological insurgencies.

  • Easter Sunday: In Mexico, drug war changes travel plans

    Global News Blog Easter Sunday: In Mexico, drug war changes travel plans

    Easter Sunday's drop in travel reflects growing caution. Sales are down by 60 percent for a bus company operating in the state of Tamaulipas, where mass graves were recently found.

  • How Colombia's President Santos made peace with the judiciary

    How Colombia's President Santos made peace with the judiciary

    Colombia's legal reforms are key for securing passage of a new US-Colombia free trade agreement. President Juan Manuel Santos is meeting today with President Obama to discuss the issue.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/04

    Elephant calf George walks in line as his mother Karishma holds his tail during an event staged for the media at Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable, England. George joined the herd on their daily walkabout to mark his first birthday, following training by his keepers to ensure that he can walk trunk to tail without wandering off or getting distracted by the busy zoo.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/11

    A girl has her face painted with the Egyptian flag during a rally to support Muslim and Christian national unity at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Thirteen people were killed and 140 wounded during clashes between Muslims and Christians two days ago as the police and ruling military struggled to maintain order barely a month after a popular uprising ousted longtime leader Hosni Mubarak.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/15

    Lionesses stand in a cage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. With help from Bolivian government officials, 25 lions were rescued from traveling circuses in Bolivia by the nongovernmental organization Animal Defenders International. Bolivian law prohibits the use of wild animals in public performances.