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Colombia finds valuable information on rebel in seized computers BOGOTA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Colombian Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos said Monday that a lot of useful information was found on three computers seized during an attack on a rebel camp last week.
By Tyler Bridges CARTAGENA, Colombia - John McCain's trip here Tuesday was part of an unusual three-day presidential campaign swing to Latin America with a dual message for voters back home.
CARTAGENA, Colombia _ John McCain's trip here Tuesday was part of an unusual three-day presidential campaign swing to Latin America with a dual message for voters back home.
BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Gunmen burst into the home of a Colombian radio and television reporter and shot him dead in the second fatal attack on a journalist in the Andean nation this year, officials said on Thursday.
By Patrick Markey BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe began a second term on Monday promising to seek peace and more social investment without sacrificing the gains won through his hard-line stance against leftist guerrillas. In a region that has seen a rise of anti-U.S.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Four police and a civilian were killed by a car bomb in the Colombian city of Cali on Friday, bringing to 29 the number of deaths blamed on leftist rebels ahead of Monday's presidential inauguration.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Fifteen soldiers were killed in a rebel ambush in northern Colombia on Monday and a Bogota car bomb killed a civilian, marking an increase in violence before President Alvaro Uribe starts his second term.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Leftist Colombian rebels killed 10 civilians and took 170 hostage, authorities said on Friday, in a show of force before conservative President Alvaro Uribe starts his second term next month.
By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian soldiers killed the rebel leader overseeing a campaign to take over a central part of the country abandoned by right-wing militias who pulled out after peace talks, the army said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush congratulated Colombian President Alvaro Uribe on Monday for his sweeping re-election victory.
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