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2006-04-03 17:32:07

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - A Colombian politician taken hostage more than four years ago by leftist rebels has had a child by one of her captors in a secret jungle prison camp, according to a book to be published on Tuesday.

2006-04-03 16:04:46

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - A Colombian politician taken hostage more than four years ago by leftist rebels has had a child by one of her captors in a secret jungle prison camp, according to a book to be published on Tuesday.

2006-04-01 17:07:57

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian troops killed 22 Marxist rebels on Saturday in an offensive aimed at preventing guerrilla attacks during campaigning for the May presidential election, the army said.

2006-03-30 13:22:25

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Strengthening his military with helicopters, planes and rifles, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has Washington fretting over regional stability, but defense analysts dismiss U.S. concerns about a possible arms build-up. The U.S.

2006-03-25 21:54:47

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian rebels on Saturday released two police officers taken hostage last year -- a move analysts said was aimed at helping one of President Alvaro Uribe's little-known rivals in the May election.

2006-03-22 11:30:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fifty leaders of a Colombian rebel group have been indicted on charges of importing more than $25 billion worth of cocaine into the United States and other countries, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.

2006-03-12 23:33:21

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe appeared to have strengthened his grip on Congress in elections on Sunday, setting the stage for passage of a U.S. free trade deal and a toughening of security policy.

2006-03-12 20:07:26

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombians went to the polls on Sunday, despite fear of rebel violence, to elect a new Congress that will determine the government's success in implementing a U.S. free trade deal and other reforms.

2006-03-12 13:02:34

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombians went to the polls on Sunday despite fear of rebel violence to elect a new Congress that will rule on legislation pushed by President Alvaro Uribe such as a U.S. free trade deal and other measures.

2006-03-11 14:27:13

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - U.S. investigators are examining remains in a mass grave in Colombia to determine whether they are that of three Americans captured by rebels during a 2003 anti-drug mission, authorities said on Saturday.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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