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
Three Americans held captive for more than five years in the jungles of Colombia have returned home, but now that they are free, the former captives are expressing concern for the people still being held hostage, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
The Panama Canal revolutionized trade between the nations of the Atlantic and the Pacific when it opened in 1914. Now Colombia and China are talking about building an alternative to the Canal. From the Colombian capital, Bogota, John Otis reports.
A huge shipment of fresh Colombian roses and carnations arrived at Miami International Airport; Augusto Solano, president of the Colombian Association of Flower Exporters says the new trade agreement is good news for Colombia.
HSBC and Standard Chartered are together paying over two billion dollars to the US government, to avoid charges of money laundering on a massive scale, and violating sanctions against countries like Iran.
Under a new program announced by President Barack Obama in June, illegal immigrants brought to this country by their parents, at a young age, are now eligible to apply for deferral of deportation for two years, with the possibility of renewal. That allows them to live and work in the U.S., legally.
Colombia and the leftist FARC rebels are in the midst of months of negotiations to end the struggle between the two sides. And as the negotiations wear on, some are beginning to consider what it might look like if FARC turns to politics, instead of violence. But in doing so, they must face history.