John Otis

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Conflict & Justice

Colombia's displaced people

Colombia is second only to Sudan in the number of people displaced from their homes because of war and violence. Correspondent John Otis reports on the plight of Colombians who may never return home.

Global Politics

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.

Global Politics

Obama meets Colombian president

As President Obama hosts Colombian president Alvaro Uribe, trade unionists in Colombia continue to face mortal danger. John Otis reports that Uribe will have to show progress on stemming anti-union violence if he wants to see action on a free-trade pact.