Women and girls of all ages sat patiently as brightly coloured fabrics and beads were weaved into their hair during the ninth Afro-hairdressers' competition in Cali.
BOGOTA, Colombia -- The secretary general of the Organization of American States , Jos Miguel Insulza, will deliver on Friday to the president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, the "Report on the Drug Problem in the Americas," prepared by the hemispheric institution during the last year following the mandate of the Summit of the Americas held in ... (more)
More repression against terrorist and illegal armed groups could be behind the strengthening of the presence of Mexican drug cartels in the country.
LA VICTORIA, Venezuela - Soraida Gil says she can live without coffee but draws the line at toilet paper.
As a child in Bogota, Edmar Castaneda and his sister took folk dance classes. Their mother made sure of that.
Chilean finance minister Felipe LarraA n has called it "the most exciting thing going on today in Latin America." Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos believes it is "perhaps the most significant and profound integration process in the history of Latin America." A recent headline said it has created "a new Latin American superpower." It has also ... (more)
Officials say a hit man was hired to kill Gonzalo GuillA©n and LeA3n Valencia, who were investigating links between politicians and criminal groups Articles by Colombian journalist Ricardo CalderA3n exposing the luxurious life of soldiers jailed at a military base.
A spate of recent arrests suggests the Italian mafia may be making a comeback in Colombia, where the fractured criminal landscape makes it easier for them to exert control over the drug trade.
With a parade of antique cars and the presence of municipal authorities, the tunnel underpass of Avenida Colombia was officially opened Thursday morning after 28 months of work.
By Mario Salazar / Washington Times - Visiting Colombia, one of the most Catholic countries in the world, after a few years is a reminder of how pervasive religion is in this country.
Colombia's central-bank officials will meet on May 31 to discuss possible action on interest rates.
Source: Associated Press Colombia's Supreme Court convicts ex-lawmaker of masterminding massacre, sets 30-year sentence By Associated Press, Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 7:43 PM BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's Supreme Court has convicted a former longtime congressman of being the mastermind behind the massacre of 43 people by right-wing paramilitary ... (more)
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons Thursday May 9, 2013 in Ottawa.
In the year since the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement has been in effect, Colombian exports to the United States have ticked up only marginally, but U.S. exports to Colombia have climbed by 20 percent.
An ExpressJet flight between Newark, N.J., and Pittsburgh International Airport was one of the top most-delayed flights in the country in March 2013.
Today marks the one year anniversary of the landmark Free Trade Agreement between Colombia and the United States.