The man who served as chief of security for former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe boarded a U.S. plane bound for Virginia, where he faces drug trafficking charges, police said Tuesday.
Police defused a bomb at a Buenos Aires theater Tuesday, a day before a former Colombian president was scheduled to speak there.
Colombia's president dissolved the country's domestic intelligence service, an agency that had become embroiled in scandal during the term of his predecessor.
Colombia's Supreme Court of Justice sentenced the nation's former intelligence chief to 25 years in prison Wednesday for his connections with paramilitary groups.
In the days following the 9/11 attacks, Attorney General John Ashcroft asserted that criticism of the Bush administration "only aids terrorists" and "gives ammunition to America's enemies." White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer warned that "all Americans ... need to watch what they say, watch what they do." Meanwhile, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told television executives they should not air videos from Osama bin Laden because these could contain coded messages.
Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe denied accusations Thursday that he ordered the government's spy agency to wiretap his political opponents.
Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe is accused of hacking phone lines of political enemies. Rafael Romo reports.
Former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe says his country appears to have turned the tide in its war on drugs.
Colombia's former president has said he believes his country is finally winning the war on drugs thanks to the robust policies his government took to combat left-wing guerrillas.
A humble, sometimes wistful Alvaro Uribe bid Colombians adios Thursday, two days before his two terms and eight years as president are to end.
The leader of a Colombian Marxist guerrilla group has released a videotape in which he asks incoming President Juan Manuel Santos to open a dialog with the rebels to end a war that has lasted since the mid-1960s.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Thursday that he is breaking off relations with Colombia. His decision comes as the Organization of American States meets to discuss Colombian claims that Venezuela is protecting FARC and ELN rebels in its territory.
The Colombian military killed 12 Marxist guerrilla rebels in a gunbattle Sunday in the central state of Tolima, President Alvaro Uribe said on his website.
Former Colombian Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos declared victory Sunday in Colombia's presidential runoff, winning more than 69 percent of the votes with nearly all votes counted.
Rescue operations were halted Thursday at a coal mine in northwest Colombia where an explosion killed at least 11 miners and trapped 62 others, a state governor said.
The Colombian military on Sunday rescued Gen. Luis Mendieta and Col. Enrique Murillo, two top national police officers held by the FARC guerrillas for nearly 12 years, President Alvaro Uribe announced.
The popularity of social media is playing a key role in Colombia's election. CNN's Hala Gorani explains.
The two leading candidates in Colombia's presidential race will compete in a runoff June 20, since neither garnered more than 50 percent of the vote in Sunday's election.
Colombian Sgt. Pablo Emilio Moncayo, held by Colombian FARC rebels as a hostage for more than 12 years, was reunited with his family after being released by his captors.
Colombian Sgt. Pablo Emilio Moncayo, held hostage by Colombian FARC rebels for more than 12 years, was released Tuesday.
The Colombian Constitutional Court ruled Friday against holding a referendum that could have cleared the way for President Alvaro Uribe to run for a third consecutive term.
Latin American and Caribbean leaders meeting in Mexico approved the creation of a regional organization Tuesday that leaves out the United States and Canada.
The body of Luis Francisco Cuellar Carvajal, governor of the department of Caqueta, Colombia, was discovered Tuesday not far from where he was kidnapped the night before, government spokesperson Wilmer Rua said.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe on Thursday demanded that his ministers of the interior and defense get to the bottom of how a jailed top rebel leader escaped in the northeastern city of Arauca, Colombia.
Colombia's House of Representatives overwhelmingly has approved a measure that could allow President Alvaro Uribe to run for a third term next year.
Colombian police foiled a plot by Marxist guerrillas to assassinate the nation's defense minister, according to President Alvaro Uribe.
Colombia's domestic intelligence agency, which is embroiled in an illegal wiretap investigation, no longer will be directly in charge of electronic interceptions, President Alvaro Uribe said Thursday.
Investigators in Colombia are trying to figure out who killed a priest with ties to President Alvaro Uribe.
Alan Jara, the former governor of Colombia's Meta state, arrived at the airport in Villavicencio on Tuesday afternoon, hours after a Marxist rebel group freed him.
Leftist rebels in Colombia release four hostages in an apparent goodwill gesture. CNN's Kaushal Patel reports.
A hostage held by Marxist rebels in Colombia was not released Monday as hoped but the lead negotiator said she will try again early Tuesday.
Colombian officials are blaming the FARC guerrilla group for an explosion in an upscale Bogota neighborhood Tuesday night that killed two people and wounded 20.
Three former wartime allies were reunited at the White House for one last time on Tuesday when President George W. Bush awarded America's top civilian honor to the former prime ministers of Britain and Australia.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe enjoys one of the highest popularity ratings of any leader in South America, so much that his supporters are pushing for a third presidential term for him.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe announced Wednesday he is releasing all information on his and his family's income to show he did not invest in or make money from pyramid schemes that have defrauded millions.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe told military and police officials Monday to speed up any investigations into alleged human rights abuses -- a directive that follows allegations the military engineered executions of innocent civilians.
Colombia's U.S.-backed security forces are engaging in "systematic and widespread" extrajudicial executions of innocent civilians as part of their counterinsurgency campaign, a top United Nations diplomat said Saturday.
The Colombian military said Wednesday it had fired 27 soldiers, including generals and colonels, in an investigation into the army's role into the killings of at least 11 men who disappeared from a poor Bogota suburb this year.
CNN's Karl Penhaul reports Colombia's president has agreed to meet with leaders of Indian protesters marching on Cali.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe and leaders of a massive Indian protest plan to meet Sunday in the city of Cali.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe admitted Wednesday that police fired on Indian demonstrators despite a government pledge that security forces would not do so.
Colombian riot police are accused of firing live bullets during a confrontation with Indian demonstrators.
Colombian riot police may have fired live bullets at Indian protesters, according to a videotape that CNN obtained. The footage comes despite a government pledge that security forces would not do so.
Colombia's minister of defense has admitted that two of the nine people involved in this month's daring rescue of 15 hostages held by Colombian rebels were pretending to be working for a Venezuela-based television news organization.
Two people who helped rescue 15 hostages from Colombian rebels posed as journalists from a real Venezuela-based television news organization, Colombia's defense minister said Wednesday.
Demonstrators around the world demand liberation of hostages by leftist rebels. CNN's Kim Hutcherson reports.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe admitted Wednesday that the symbol of the neutral Red Cross organization was used in a hostage rescue mission that freed 15 people from leftist rebels two weeks ago.
Colombia's constitution currently forbids its president a third term of office, but a surge in support could help him change that
(R) presidential candidate John McCain travels to Colombia to tout his support for free trade. Juan Carlos Lopez reports.
The operation that freed Ingrid Betancourt and three Americans is a major victory for Colombia's President
The guerrillas of FARC reveal that their founder, a character straight out of a Garcia Marquez novel, has died. Will his fearsome rebellion perish with him?
Fourteen warlords from far-right paramilitary militias suspected in Colombia of thousands of atrocities began court appearances Wednesday around the United States on drug trafficking charges
The Colombian government sent 14 suspected paramilitary leaders to the United States on drug charges Tuesday after authorities said they violated a 2003 deal with the government.
Ex-Senator Mario Uribe Escobar, cousin to Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, arrested after denied asylum request.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe is trying to navigate a crisis: how to operate a government in which 30 Colombian congressmen have been formally sought by prosecutors for alleged ties to right-wing paramilitary groups.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe's second cousin, ex-Senator Mario Uribe Escobar, was arrested Tuesday after Costa Rica denied his request for asylum, a witness said.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy will send a humanitarian mission to Colombia's jungles to treat ailing hostages held by leftist rebels there, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe said Tuesday.
There were handshakes and harsh words at a summit for Latin American leaders. CNN's Rick Sanchez reports.
As South American officials tried to ease tensions sparked by Colombia's killing of a rebel leader inside Ecuador, the Colombian army announced the death of another top militant Friday.
ITN's Jonathan Rugman reports on the rising tensions between Venezuela and Colombia.
Long derided as ineffectual, the Organization of American States steps up to mediate a dangerous standoff between Andean power players
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe said Tuesday that he will seek Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's denunciation in court for financing a terrorist group.
Venezuela and Colombia are rattling sabers, but will they put their countries and economies at risk with military conflict?
Colombians march, demanding the country's largest rebel group stop kidnappings and release those it holds.
Castigated for losing track of their own prisoners, leftist rebels release two long-held women politicians -- which could be a boost for Venezuela's Hugo Chavez
A deal to free three Colombian hostages falls through. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.
Venezuela's President tried to shore up his standing by aiding the release of hostages in Colombia. But his words don't carry as much weight with radicals next door
A mission to free three hostages held by leftist rebels in Colombia stalled Monday, with the rebels and Colombian authorities trading blame for the delay.
Film director Oliver Stone is part of an international team to oversee the hostage release. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.
Every Sunday, a message is sent via radio to hostages held in the Colombian jungle. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez confirmed Saturday that he plans to witness the release of three hostages held for years by the Colombian left-wing guerrilla group FARC.
Three captives held for years by Colombian rebels could be freed by the end of the year, including an aide to Colombian Sen. Ingrid Betancourt and the woman's 3-year-old son, according to a statement.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday he is cutting all ties with Colombia as long as Alvaro Uribe remains its president.
Washington's close ally in Latin America is railing against judges and journalists who question his political record
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will negotiate on behalf of the Colombian government with leftist rebels holding dozens of hostages, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe announced Friday.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez entered Colombia's bitter hostage standoff Friday, seeking to broker a deal between the government and leftist guerrillas to free hostages, including politician Ingrid Betancourt and three U.S. defense contractors.
The United States has asked Colombia to extradite a former paramilitary boss after he violated a peace deal by organizing cocaine shipments from his jail cell, the government said Monday.
Colombia's government offered to extradite a jailed paramilitary chief to the United States on Friday after kicking him out of a peace accord for organizing drug trafficking from his prison cell.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will meet with his Colombian counterpart this month in an offer to help mediate a prisoner-hostage exchange with Colombia's largest rebel group, a Colombian senator said Friday.
Colombia has begun releasing prisoners from its largest Marxist rebel group, beginning with its "foreign minister," Rodrigo Granda, in hopes of getting the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to reciprocate, authorities said Wednesday.
A Colombian police officer says he walked for 17 days in the Amazon jungle to escape his captors, the country's revolutionary militia group.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe won a solid re-election victory Sunday, claiming more than 60 percent of the vote in a field of seven, election officials reported.
One of Colombia's most notorious suspected drug traffickers who allegedly masterminded the smuggling of tons of cocaine into the United States may never see the inside of a U.S. prison, much less a courtroom.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe was hospitalized Thursday, forcing him to cancel a trip to Venezuela to heal a rift with President Hugo Chavez.
Colombia and Venezuela have resolved a bitter monthlong dispute stemming from the capture of a Marxist guerrilla in Caracas, the Venezuelan capital.