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US support for Colombia

President Bush called Colombia's president to express US support for the South American nation. Colombia sparked a regional crisis with a military operation inside Ecuador that killed a Colombian rebel leader

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Political crisis in Latin America

Latin American leaders are in the Dominican Republic today for an energy summit, but the main topic of discussion is the continuing diplomatic crisis between Columbia and its neighbors, Ecuador and Venezuela

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Venezuela and Colombia patch things up

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Latin America expert Michael Shifter about the now-resolved crisis between Colombia and its neighbors Venezuela and Ecuador; Shifter says the crisis ended when Colombia and Venezuela essentially check-mated each other.

Bolivia's legal coca trade

Ruxandra Guidi reports on Bolivia's "Coca Yes -- Cocaine No" policy; it's the brainchild of Bolivian president and former coca-grower Evo Morales, and the policy seeks to promote legal use of coca leaves

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Bolivia's anti-drug efforts

Ruxandra Guidi reports on Bolivia's record when it comes to fighting drug trafficking: the Bolivian government encourages a legal trade in coca leaves, a traditional and legal crop in Bolivia