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.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Gideon Long, who's at the mine where 33 miners have been trapped underground since early August. Rescuers successfully drilled a narrow bore hole from the surface down to where the men are.
Drummer and bandleader Mauricio de Souza called Brazil home when he was a child. He's called the US home since he came here as a teenager thirteen years ago. And ever since, he's been busy on several musical fronts. The World's Ken Bader has his story.
During Colombia's long-running civil war, many farmers were forced off their land. Now the government is trying to help farmers return to their land in an effort to pacify the countryside. John Otis reports.
Surf's up for our Geo Quiz: we are looking for one of the few capital cities in the world with good waves. Foreign surfers who land at this South American city's airport can be riding the waves within an hour.