Shortly after 9/11, Carlos Humberto Cardona was part of a construction company clean–up crew that helped clear the rubble at Ground Zero. Because of that work, today he struggles with chronic respiratory illness and gastrointestinal problems. Despite this background, immigration authorities want to deport him back to…
Tres guerrilleros de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) habrían abandonado su campamento de “transición” en marzo para sumarse a otros grupos irregulares, denunció la semana pasada el gobernador de la provincia colombiana de Antioquia.
Es difícil resguardarse del sol en este campamento de guerrilleros al sur de Colombia y la bebé Manuela, acalorada, comienza a llorar.
LA CARMELITA CAMP, Colombia—The sun is beating down on this guerrilla camp in southern Colombia as five month old Manuela starts to cry and kick her feet.
The world’s oldest guerrilla group took a small but significant step towards peace this week, as it kicked off its disarmament process.
En la madrugada del 10 de enero, un grupo de hombres armados secuestraron a José Yilmer Cartagena en un mercado en El Cerro, un pueblo en el noroeste de Colombia.
Medellin, COLOMBIA — On the morning of January 10, a group of heavily armed men in an SUV abducted Jose Yilmer Cartagena from a market in El Cerro, a village in northwest Colombia.
Camila Robayo was devastated when she found out that Colombia voted against a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. In the gloomy days that followed the unexpected defeat of that deal, she trawled the web for information on why her country had said no to a treaty aimed at ending the…
CAQUETA RIVER, Colombia— The guerrillas scurried about in the dark wearing headlamps, giving me the impression of giant fireflies. It was 5 AM and I was still lying in my hammock, but around me members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were already packing-up their tents and organizing their combat…
Don't mess with people's sex lives.
TURBO, Colombia— The Obama administration's sudden decision to cancel the wet-foot/dry-foot immigration policy could have dire consequences for thousands of Cubans who are currently on a long and perilous overland journey to the U.S.
If you've ever huffed and puffed while biking uphill, you need to take a look at this dude.
Just days after a video of UN staffers dancing with FARC rebels caused an international scandal in Colombia, a new set of pictures obtained by Fusion shows a second New Year's eve party where a different group of UN peace monitors similarly spent the night partying with another unit of FARC guerrillas.
Colombians are getting fired up over a New Year's Eve video that shows two UN staffers partying with the Marxist FARC guerrillas at a remote rebel camp in the arid northern part of the country.
Predicting the future in Latin America is a bit like trying to hit a knuckleball. It involves more luck than skill. And even if you choke up on the bat, it's still easy to overswing and look foolish.
BOGOTA — In a shopping district adorned with Santas, twinkling lights and tinseled trees, one mall stands out for not decorating itself with the normal Christmas clutter. The Atlantis Plaza shopping mall in Colombia's capital appears to be taking a Scrooge-ish approach to Christmas this year by refusing to dress in…
Update: On Thursday night, Venezuela's president extended the border closing for another 72 hours.
BOGOTA—The brutal rape and murder of a seven year-old girl has outraged Colombia and sparked several protests over the growing epidemic of sexual violence in this South American country.
Medellin can be a rough city sometimes. So much so that even Pablo Escobar's most notorious former hitman isn't safe from muggers.
Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense has been awarded the Copa Sudamericana championship trophy a week after most of its players died in a horrific plane crash en route to that the tournament final.