Lawmakers passed a measure late Tuesday calling for a referendum on whether to allow the popular President Álvaro Uribe to run for a third term. Critics say that would be bad for democracy.
Gerald Martin’s comprehensive biography of Gabriel García Márquez is so complete that we may never need another.
In May 2007, only 12 cases of sexual violence were filed with prosecutors appointed to carry out Colombia's special Justice and Peace Law. Today that number stands at 228.
Uribe's sixth attempt may succeed. Congress is now debating a constitutional amendment that would prohibit personal use and possession of small amounts of 'recreational' drugs.
Venezuela withdrew its ambassador this week after Peru offered asylum to Chávez's political rival who faces corruption charges.
Watch for new US and Venezuelan ambassadors and cooperation on the drug war.
As America became distracted by the war on terror after 9/11, the region sought other partners.
Officials nabbed Daniel Rendón Wednesday. Colombia has used extradition and technology to make headway against drug lords.
Ahead of the Summit of the Americas, Spain has been quietly bolstering a common transatlantic agenda.