The latest news on FARC
New Venezuelan president at a crossroads for burgeoning threat to U.S.
Clinton said the Obama administration will continue to support Colombia amid tensions with Venezuela.
After Bush, there is an opportunity to build new ties in the Americas, Stephen Schlesinger writes.
The recent hostage rescue has cemented anti-FARC sentiment; now Chávez's role must be made clear.
Colombia's president is more popular than most hemisphere leaders, while FARC looks foolish.
The raid that freed the hostages recalls the Israelis at Entebbe, while the FBI looks inept.
Three American defense contractors are among the 14 hostages freed from FARC rebels.
The enmity and suspicion that erupted last week in South America are likely to endure for some time.
Amid all the saber-rattling by Venezuela and Ecuador over a recent raid by the Colombian military that killed a top guerrilla leader, some intriguing revelations are surfacing from several laptop computers and hard drives captured in the jungle operation.
One of the world's most notorious arms dealers just landed in prison. Police in Thailand arrested Victor Bout, whose alleged client list reads like a who's who of tyrants and rebel leaders—Liberia's Charles Taylor, Zaire's Mobutu Sésé Séko, Angola's Jonas Savimbi, and the Taliban in pre-9/11 Afghanistan.