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THEY'RE not just the stuff of legend, these unsolved money mysteries have left mounds of buried treasure just waiting to be found.
Colombia's Sunday congressional elections saw an unprecedented amount of voter fraud and vote buying, though violent pressure on voters from armed illegal groups largely abated, according to electoral observers.
The U.S. doesn't have the ships and surveillance capabilities to go after the illegal drugs flowing into the U.S. from Latin America, the top military commander for the region told senators Thursday, adding that the lack of resources means he has to "sit and watch it go by."
At least six people died Wednesday aboard an air ambulance that exploded for as yet undetermined reasons when it was about to land at the Villavicencio airport in the central Colombian province of Meta.
FOR Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, congressional elections on March 9th were an important signal that "the overwhelming majority of Colombians want peace."
UNTIL recently Colombia was lax in enforcing its environmental laws. So it came as a shock to the country's mining industry when, in January, the government halted coal exports from a port operated by Drummond, an American miner, in a row over pollution.
One-third of senators and over one-fifth of the lower house that will potentially vote on peace accords in Colombia are suspected of links with paramilitaries.
DIDXchange, the choice of thousands of CLECs, voIP companies, wireless operators, and other telecom-related entities for wholesale DID phone numbers, announces the availability of fast selling Colombia, South America e.164 phone numbers.
TORIBIO, Colombia - A Colombian police officer guards a polling station in the department of Cauca during parliamentary elections on March 9. BOGOTA, Colombia - An electoral worker registers the identification card of Colombian Vice President Angelino Garzon during parliamentary elections on March 9. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' ... (more)
Local commerce in the largest port on Colombia's Pacific coast ground to a halt Wednesday as business owners closed their storefronts and joined citizens protesting the city's escalating violence, according to a regional news source.
Colombia Facil , a free bilingual tourist guide, has published its second pocket addition after extensive feedback from both locals and tourists.
Eduardo Vives, the cousin of a former congressman imprisoned for ties to paramilitary groups and of a losing candidate in last Sunday's congressional election, was kidnapped by two armed men in his estate near the state capital of Santa Marta.
An air ambulance crash in the early hours of Wednesday morning has left a patient, medical staff, two pilots and a family member of the patient dead.
Latin music as we know it comes from a harmonious marriage of African drums and Spanish guitar, and salsa, perhaps the most popular and complex of all Latin musical genres, is no exception.
Colombia's congressional elections saw 69 candidates believed to have ties with illegal groups win seats, showing how criminal and armed groups continue to influence the country's political system years after the breaking of the "parapolitics" scandal From a list of 131 candidates questioned for criminal ties compiled by investigative group the ... (more)
Rising arrests of women for involvement in organized crime in Cali highlights how women are increasingly part of, as well as victims of, organized crime, not only in Colombia but across Latin America.