Columbia

Arts, Culture & Media

Etelvina Maldonado

For our Global Hit today, we want to tell you about a woman who died this week, unknown to many here in the U.S. Etelvina Maldonado was 75. Even in her home of Colombia, Etelvina Maldonado was not a household name.

Conflict & Justice

Colombian presidential term limits

The World's William Troop reports on the Colombian debate over presidential term limits. There's a push to allow Colombian President Uribe to run for a third term in office. Critics say that would open the door to dictators to trample Colombian democracy.

Conflict & Justice

Hunting Colombian guerillas

Law of the Jungle: The Hunt for Colombian Guerillas tells the tale of how a group of Colombian soldiers on a mission to rescue hostages from FARC rebels stumbled upon a stash of buried cash. Marco Werman speaks with the book's author, John Otis.

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.