A group of high school students in Boston, immigrants, will become published authors this month. Their essays, reflections on what the American Dream means to them, will be published. The students come from all corners of the world.
Brooklyn, NY and Bogota, Colombia are the answers to our Geo Quiz today. Both cities figure in our Global Hit too. Members of the musical group Monareta hail from Bogota, but spend a lot of time in Brooklyn.
One of the most senior leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has been killed, say reports. But, as John Otis reports from southern Colombia, even a weakened FARC is likely to plague parts of the country.
Dutch entomologist Arnold van Huis would like to see people in Western countries embrace insects as food. He explains why to The World's Lisa Mullins. Van Huis is taking your questions in the latest online science forum discussion.
An international panel that examined anti-drug policies around the globe declared today that the war on drugs has failed. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with one of the panel members, the former president of Colombia, César Gaviria.
Colombia's drug-fueled guerrilla war has gone on for nearly half a century. The last round of peace talks fell apart 10 years ago. But now the Colombian government seems willing to try again. Officials are hopeful that negotiations could bring an end to the deadly attacks and brutal kidnappings that have long plagued their country.