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Prince Charles and Camilla Make History in Colombia
Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, touched down on their private plane Tuesday night in the rain soaked capital of Bogota for the first leg of their four-day visit to Colombia. The royal couple was saluted in a red carpet welcome at the Bogota Military Airport with
Colombia's High Court Clears Way for Gay Marriage
Colombia's highest court has cleared the way from same-sex couples to marry in the conservative Roman Catholic nation
Colombia's Uribe Will Run for Office Again
Alvaro Uribe Velez, one of Colombia’s most popular recent presidents and a big opponent of peace talks with the FARC rebels, announced on Monday that he will run for a senate seat in next year’s election under the banner of a new political party called Centro Democrático (“Democratic Center”).
Colombia Will Challenge Maritime Border With Nicaragua
Colombian government will challenge the ruling that draws the maritime border
As Farmers' Strike Paralyzes Colombia, President Questions Its Existence
Colombian farmers have blocked dozens of roads, to protest free trade deals with the U.S. and Europe
A Territorial Dispute Prompts Colombia and Nicaragua to Beef Up Its Armies
In the past eight months, tensions have flared between Colombia and Nicaragua over a maritime territorial dispute that has led to a local arms race. Both countries’ armies have announced new weapons purchases as part of an effort to modernize their military, and war is already viewed as an actual
9 Countries That Could Legalize Weed
Uruguay's efforts to legalize marijuana could encourage other countries to take a similar route.
The Last Kingpin: ‘El Loco’ Barrera to Stand Trial
One of the World’s Most Wanted Drug Lords Will Soon Stand Trial in New York.
Former Mexican President Fox Wants Marijuana Legalized
A former Latin American president has once again said that drugs should be legalized. This time it was Vicente Fox who was the president of Mexico from 2000 to 2006. Fox was in Seattle on Thursday, as a guest speaker for Don Pellicer, a new company that wants to set up marijuana stores in