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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer

Today's Geo Quiz focused in the ancestral home of the potato. The answer is Peru. The BBC's Dan Collyns reports the Peruvian government is promoting the potato as a cheap, stable alternative to more expensive food crops like corn or wheat.

Politics

US support for Colombia

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

Politics

Political crisis in Latin America

Latin American leaders are in the Dominican Republic today for an energy summit, but the main topic of discussion is the continuing diplomatic crisis between Columbia and its neighbors, Ecuador and Venezuela