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Global Hit

Male harpists are a rare breed. And male JAZZ harpists even more so. The World's Adeline Sire tells us that the latest album from Colombian musician Edmar Castaneda is making its mark in the world of jazz.

Conflict & Justice

Shakira enters immigration debate

Shakira is getting involved in the US immigration debate. The Colombian-born singer flew to Arizona to meet with an outspoken opponent of the state's controversial new law. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Trevor Nielson, Shakira's adviser.

Global Politics

Deserting from the FARC

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the country's largest guerrilla group known as the FARC, is losing thousands of its fighters. They're not dying�they're giving up. Correspondent John Otis reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Very Be Careful

There are a lot of bands in the US today blending Latin tinged rhythms with � rock, pop, hip-pop, pick your genre. The group Very Be Careful wants to be different. They stick close to their Colombian roots. Marco Werman explains more on today's show.

Arts, Culture & Media

Andy in the Andes

A collection of silk screen images made by Andy Warhol are on display in a most unlikely place - a small Andean village in central Colombia. Correspondent John Otis finds out how the town of Jerico got their hands on a world-renowned collection.

Conflict & Justice

Colombia's spy agency scandal

Colombia intelligence agency, the DAS, has been caught eavesdropping on citizens known to be critics of Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe. That's feeding suspicion that the orders came from the top. John Otis reports from the capital Bogota.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer / Global Hit

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a region of steep mountains and canyons on the northern coast of Colombia. The answer is the Montes de Maria; these mountains inspired the today's Global Hit. Reporter Madeleine Bair tells us more.