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  1. November 9, 2012

    Order and intensity

    No Lost Causes, by Alvaro Uribe Vélez, Celebra, RRP£18.99/$26.95, 336 pages Alvaro Uribe is one of this century’s most...

  2. September 6, 2012

    News Corp criticised over board nominees

    News Corp’s nomination of two new outsiders – the former president of Colombia and George W. Bush’s former labour secretary...

  1. July 23, 2012

    Latin America dogged by former leaders

    Former brokers never die, runs the old City of London saw, they just trade away. But what of former presidents? Nowhere is...

  2. May 15, 2012

    Five killed in Bogotá bombing

    Fernando Londoño, a former Colombian interior minister, was among at least 21 people injured by a car bomb in Bogotá in what...

  3. January 17, 2012

    Mexican politicians turn to bulletproof garb

    When it comes to bulletproof clothing, Miguel Caballero has thought of pretty much everything. For years, the Colombian...

  4. August 31, 2011

    Colombian defence minister steps down

    Colombia’s defence minister has stepped down amid an increase in guerrilla attacks on civilians and high-profile targets...

  5. April 12, 2011

    Venezuela accused of becoming ‘narco state’

    A battle over the extradition of one of the world’s most wanted alleged drug lords has cast a lurid light on Venezuela’s...

  6. July 21, 2010

    Chávez targets TV news station

    President Hugo Chávez will impose a state representative on the board of directors of Globovision, stepping up his attack on...

  7. June 19, 2010

    Front-runner vies with World Cup in Colombia poll

    World Cup football and apathy could be Juan Manuel Santos's greatest enemies in Colombia's presidential poll on Sunday, when...

  8. June 17, 2010

    Correa warns against repeat raids on Farc

    Rafael Correa, the president of Ecuador, has warned that any repeat of Colombia's 2008 raid on rebel camps based in Ecuador...

  9. June 16, 2010

    Correa warns against raids on Farc

    Rafael Correa, the president of Ecuador, has warned that any repeat of Colombia’s 2008 raid on rebel camps based in Ecuador...

  10. June 1, 2010

    Santos takes lead in Colombian polls

    Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's former defence minister, promised a government "of all and for all" after winning the first...

  11. March 1, 2010

    Colombia blocks Uribe from poll

    Colombia's constitutional court has fired the starting gun in the country's presidential race with a decision that blocks a...

  12. February 4, 2010

    Warning on former Colombian paramilitaries threat

    Colombia’s disbanded paramilitary groups have morphed into criminal gangs that are contributing to a surge in violence in...

  13. January 9, 2009

    Medallion man

    Now with a gong, not a whimper. George W. Bush is ending his days in the White House with the unapologetic award next week...

  14. November 22, 2008

    Bush makes last appeal for free trade

    George W Bush, US president, acknowledged the rise of China and other Pacific Rim economies on Saturday, saying the world...

  15. July 12, 2008

    Chávez makes up with Uribe

    Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez on Friday met his Colombian counterpart, Alvaro Uribe, a man he once branded a mafioso, a...

  16. July 3, 2008

    Uribe’s rescue deserves acclaim

    Colombia’s dramatic hostage rescue has vindicated President Alvaro Uribe’s hardline security strategy and inflicted another...

  17. April 13, 2008

    A setback on trade in Washington

    The decision of the House Democratic leadership to block a vote on the US-Colombia trade agreement is impossible to defend...

  18. March 8, 2008

    Tensions over Colombia raid defused

    Latin American leaders put an end to a spiralling crisis yesterday when the pro-US government of Colombia agreed to...

  19. March 8, 2008

    Tensions over Colombia raid give way to embraces

    Latin American leaders put an end to a spiralling crisis yesterday when the pro-US government of Colombia agreed to...

  20. January 24, 2008

    Foreign forces may help free hostages, says Uribe

    Colombia could accept an international force on its territory to police efforts to secure the release of more hostages from...

  21. January 24, 2008

    Colombia may ask overseas forces to help free hostages, says Uribe

    Colombia could accept an international force on its territory to police efforts to secure the release of more hostages from...

  22. January 11, 2008

    Farc hands over female hostages

    Colombian guerillas released two prisoners yesterday in a rescue mission organised by Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez,...

  23. January 11, 2008

    Farc finally hands over two female hostages

    President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela announced the release yesterday of two hostages held by Colombian guerrillas, 10 days...

  24. January 10, 2008

    Farc hands over female hostages

    Colombian guerillas released two prisoners on Thursday in a rescue mission organised by Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez,...

  25. December 19, 2007

    Chávez wins pledge on Colombia hostages

    Colombian rebels yesterday said they would release three hostages to Hugo Chávez, Venezuela's president, including an aide...

  26. December 19, 2007

    Farc pledges to release three hostages

    Colombian rebels said on Tuesday they would release three hostages to Hugo Chávez, Venezuela’s president, including an aide...

  27. December 17, 2007

    No illusions about Sarkozy's activity in Colombia

    From Mrs Sandra Panqueva. Sir, Dominique Moisi ("Sarkozy's mercantilism could hurt France", December 13) outlines the...

  28. December 3, 2007

    December 3: Venezuelan numbers

    The voting figures from Sunday’s referendum may be the big news but anyone interested in Venezuela’s longer-term political...

  29. November 23, 2007

    Bogotá halts Chávez rebel mediation role

    Hopes for a prisoner swap between Colombia's government and its Farc leftwing rebels collapsed yesterday after President...

  30. November 22, 2007

    Bogotá halts Chávez rebel mediation role

    Hopes for a prisoner swap between Colombia’s government and its Farc leftwing rebels collapsed on Thursday after President...

  31. October 10, 2007

    Rice warns trade pact vital if US is 'not to turn its back' on Colombia

    Condoleezza Rice yesterday made an impassioned plea for the US to approve a free trade agreement with Colombia that is...

  32. August 21, 2007

    Earthquake relief becomes big test for García

    The massive earthquake that destroyed cities along Peru’s central coast last week is shaping up as a defining moment for...

  33. July 26, 2007

    Colombia peace talks setback

    Colombia's peace process with paramilitary groups has suffered a setback after militia bosses announced they would stop...

  34. July 19, 2007

    Canada urges Latin America to look further north

    Canada has launched a drive to strengthen trade and investment ties with Latin America, presenting itself as an alternative...

  35. June 28, 2007

    Colombian lawmakers killed in ambush

    Eleven Colombian deputies held hostage by the country’s largest guerrilla group, The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia...

  36. June 6, 2007

    Colombia tries to enlist Bill Clinton

    Colombia will ask Bill Clinton this week to imbue its lobbying efforts with his renowned charm as it seeks to persuade...

  37. May 30, 2007

    Uribe urges US Congress not to punish Colombia

    President Alvaro Uribe has urged the US not to punish Colombia by denying it a free trade agreement or reducing military...

  38. May 29, 2007

    Uribe asks US not to punish Colombia

    President Alvaro Uribe has urged the US not to punish Colombia by denying it a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) or reducing...

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