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Stumping for US bases in Colombia

John Otis reports from Colombia about President Alvaro Uribe's efforts to win support from other South American nations for putting some new US military bases in his country. But he's apparently finding it a hard sell.

Politics

Venezuela's energy crisis

Oil-rich Venezuela is in the midst of a severe energy crisis. The President is giving workers three extra days off after Easter in an effort to save electricity. The BBC's Will Grant has the story.

Politics

Drilling begins in Chile

Drilling has begun on a rescue tunnel for the 33 miners trapped underground in Chile. Anchor Marco Werman get details from the BBC's Gideon Long, who is at the mine site.