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Colombia limits presidents to single term
Colombia limits presidents to single term

Colombia's Congress has voted to bar presidents from seeking re-election.

Colombia limits presidents to single term
Latin America's first women priests challenge Church
Latin America's first women priests challenge Church

Olga Lucia Alvarez says it is her vocation to be a Catholic priest, and she is not going to let gender or excommunication stop her from preaching the gospel.

Latin America's first women priests challenge Church
Kanat Islam. Photo courtesy of athlete's personal Facebook page
Kanat Islam scores another TKO against Estrada

Kazakhstani boxer Kanat Islam (19-0, 16 KOs) has defeated Orlando de Jesus Estrada and increased his rating in the super welterweight division.

Kanat Islam scores another TKO against Estrada
Colombia's Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title
Colombia's Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title

Colombia's Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands.

Colombia's Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title
Prince Charles, Camilla in Colombia on royal tour
Prince Charles, Camilla in Colombia on royal tour

Prince Charles and his wife were welcomed to Colombia with military honors.

Prince Charles, Camilla in Colombia on royal tour
Cocoa beans.  ©REUTERS
Cocoa clue to reversing memory loss

Bioactive ingredients found in cocoa sharply reversed age-related memory decline in a group of volunteers, scientists reported.

Cocoa clue to reversing memory loss
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Colombia arrests 17 for child prostitution, trafficking

Twelve adults and five children suspected of child sex crimes and human trafficking have been arrested in Colombia in a joint operation with the United States.

Colombia arrests 17 for child prostitution, trafficking
Top Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' set for release
Top Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' set for release

The head of Colombian drug kingpin P. Escobar's hitmen is set to be released from prison after helping prosecutors convict a former justice minister.

Top Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' set for release
Shakira. Photo courtesy of farandula.wc
Shakira hit song 'Loca' a copy: judge

Colombian pop star Shakira's 2010 hit song "Loca" is an illegal copy of a tune written by a Dominican musician in 1998.

Shakira hit song 'Loca' a copy: judge
Colombia posts lowest murder rate in 10 years: officials
Colombia posts lowest murder rate in 10 years: officials

Homicides in Colombia fell to their lowest rate in a decade, plummeting more than nine percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, officials said.

Colombia posts lowest murder rate in 10 years: officials
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Couple arrested in Colombia baby trafficking case

A Spanish couple was arrested trying to leave Colombia with a five-week-old girl they allegedly bought from her parents, Colombian authorities said.

Couple arrested in Colombia baby trafficking case
Bill Clinton, Blair back Colombia peace efforts
Bill Clinton, Blair back Colombia peace efforts

Former world leaders Bill Clinton and Tony Blair attended a special summit in Colombia in support of the country's bid to forge peace with FARC rebels.

Bill Clinton, Blair back Colombia peace efforts
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World Cup brings global trail of carnage

The hangover goes around the globe like a Mexican wave -- a trail of destructive and sometimes deadly celebration is left after every win and the World Cup 'sickie' has become an epidemic.

World Cup brings global trail of carnage
Pacific Alliance inks work visa deal in Latin America
Pacific Alliance inks work visa deal in Latin America

Latin America's Pacific Alliance trade bloc agreed to allow citizens to live and work in any of the four member countries for a year.

Pacific Alliance inks work visa deal in Latin America
Santos, Colombia's would-be peacemaker
Santos, Colombia's would-be peacemaker

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who was re-elected Sunday, is seen as his country's best hope for a potential peace deal with Marxist rebels.

Santos, Colombia's would-be peacemaker
Girl's death raises Colombia bus fire toll to 33
Girl's death raises Colombia bus fire toll to 33

The death toll from a Colombian bus fire rose to 33 children after a girl hospitalized with severe burns succumbed to her injuries, authorities said.

Girl's death raises Colombia bus fire toll to 33
31 children burned to death in Colombia bus accident
31 children burned to death in Colombia bus accident

Thirty-one children were burned to death when a bus they were traveling in caught fire in northern Colombia on Sunday, the Red Cross said.

31 children burned to death in Colombia bus accident
Video scandal jolts Colombia's presidential campaign
Video scandal jolts Colombia's presidential campaign

A video showing Colombia's main opposition presidential candidate receiving apparently confidential information from a hacker jolted the campaign Sunday.

Video scandal jolts Colombia's presidential campaign
One Sotheby's Realty. ©Reuters
US restauranteur buys Pablo Escobar's Miami house

The owner of a Miami restaurant chain has paid nearly $10 million for a luxurious beach-front home in the US city once owned by famous Colombian drug trafficker Pablo Escobar.

US restauranteur buys Pablo Escobar's Miami house
Death toll rises to 10 in Colombia mine disaster
Death toll rises to 10 in Colombia mine disaster

Rescue workers recovered more bodies Saturday of people killed in a landslide at an illegal gold mine in western Colombia, raising the death toll to 10, with an additional six feared dead.

Death toll rises to 10 in Colombia mine disaster