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Ex-rebel takes oath as Colombian president in historic shift

BOGOTA, Colombia ((DailyNews)) — Colombia’s first leftist president was sworn into office Sunday, promising to fight inequality and bring peace to a country long...

High-risk Colombians say GPS devices only add to dangers

The bulletproof vehicles that Colombia’s government assigns to hundreds of high-risk individuals are supposed to make them safer. But when an investigative reporter discovered...

Spain: Prosecutors to seek 8-year prison term for Shakira

MADRID ((DailyNews)) — Prosecutors in Spain said Friday they would ask a court to sentence Colombian pop star Shakira to eight years and two...

AP Exclusive: Venezuela jails 3 Americans amid US outreach

CLEVELAND ((DailyNews)) — Three Americans were quietly jailed in Venezuela earlier this year for allegedly trying to enter the country illegally and now face...

Colombian voters elect country’s first Black vice president

BOGOTA, Colombia ((DailyNews)) — As Colombia’s voters put aside a longtime antipathy to leftists and chose one as their new president, they also carved...

Colombia picks 1st leftist president in tight runoff contest

BOGOTA, Colombia ((DailyNews)) — Colombia will be governed by a leftist president for the first time after former rebel Gustavo Petro narrowly defeated a...

Ex-rebel in slim win to be Colombia’s 1st leftist president

BOGOTA, Colombia ((DailyNews)) — Former rebel Gustavo Petro narrowly won a runoff election over a political outsider millionaire Sunday, ushering in a new era...

Migration gets top billing as Biden hosts hemisphere leaders

LOS ANGELES ((DailyNews)) — Migration has taken center stage at an assembly of Western Hemisphere leaders, reflecting its emergence as a top foreign policy...

Shakira and soccer star Gerard Piqué confirm split

MADRID ((DailyNews)) — Colombian pop star Shakira and her partner, Spanish soccer player Gerard Piqué, are splitting up, the pair said Saturday. “We regret...

Leader of now-defunct Colombian drug cartel dies in US jail

FILE - Colombian drug trafficker Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela leaves the Combita maximum security prison, in Tunja, Colombia, Nov. 7, 2002. Rodriguez Orejuela, who was...

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