The rescue operation represents a huge victory for the government of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, and it's also one more in a series of disasters for the rebel FARC movement, as The World's Jeb Sharp reports.
Tom Schnabel of KCRW in Santa Monica, California spins a few of his favorite tracks from the new compilation CD "Diablos Del Ritmo." The album highlights the wide range of musical styles from Colombia.
The archive of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel García Márquez has been acquired by the University of Texas, Austin, where students, researchers and the author's fans are salivating for a look. The trove has everything from photos of the author's life to an unpublished novel, which could still hit bookshelves someday.
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