Columbia

Arts, Culture & Media

ChocQuibTown

A hip Colombian rap band from the Pacific Coast of Columbia has made it big in Bogota. Now the group is proving itself in the US. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the leader singer of ChocQuibTown.

Arts, Culture & Media

Andy in the Andes

A collection of silk screen images made by Andy Warhol are on display in a most unlikely place - a small Andean village in central Colombia. Correspondent John Otis finds out how the town of Jerico got their hands on a world-renowned collection.

Conflict & Justice

Hunting Colombian guerillas

Law of the Jungle: The Hunt for Colombian Guerillas tells the tale of how a group of Colombian soldiers on a mission to rescue hostages from FARC rebels stumbled upon a stash of buried cash. Marco Werman speaks with the book's author, John Otis.

Arts, Culture & Media

Etelvina Maldonado

For our Global Hit today, we want to tell you about a woman who died this week, unknown to many here in the U.S. Etelvina Maldonado was 75. Even in her home of Colombia, Etelvina Maldonado was not a household name.

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Conflict & Justice

Shakira enters immigration debate

Shakira is getting involved in the US immigration debate. The Colombian-born singer flew to Arizona to meet with an outspoken opponent of the state's controversial new law. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Trevor Nielson, Shakira's adviser.

Arts, Culture & Media

Very Be Careful

There are a lot of bands in the US today blending Latin tinged rhythms with � rock, pop, hip-pop, pick your genre. The group Very Be Careful wants to be different. They stick close to their Colombian roots. Marco Werman explains more on today's show.

Global Politics

Colombian guerrilla hails from Netherlands

A new documentary and book are telling the story of an unlikely member of Colombia's FARC guerrilla force, a female university professor from the Netherlands. She sought out and joined the FARC rebels about 8 years ago. Reporter John Otis has the story.