Regions / Colombia
Forty years after the war on drugs began the fallout from bad policy has had dire consequences both home and abroad.
If the U.S. and Latin American governments don't respond to outraged reactions to the Drug War, they may have another war on their hands -- with their own enraged citizens.
President Obama is reversing his earlier commitment to a new kind of trade relationship with the world by pushing three ill-conceived FTAs.
Rewarding body count, during wartime or not, is a recipe for mass murder.
A tale of two helicopters.
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.
Despite a legal setback, the State Department says that existing agreements permit the United States to continue its military presence in Colombia.
Promise of a collaborative foreign policy and focus on land reforms at home provide a glimmer of hope for new Colombian president Juan Santos's administration.
It looked peaceful on the surface. But as Laura Carlsen reports, the Colombia elections were anything but.
Bogotá and Washington are negotiating an agreement for five military bases in Colombia that would escalate the U.S. military's presence in the region.