Most Shared Stories Tagged: Colombia

Colombian march for hostage release

Manuel Rueda reports on a public outcry in Colombia, calling on the government and leftist rebels to come up with a deal to release hundreds of hostages held in the Colombian jungle.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Colombia -- fourth largest country in South America, after Brazil, Argentina and Peru. A writer for Lonely Planet recently claimed he didn't visit Colombia to research Lonely Planet's guide to the country. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with travel writer Ginger Otis about the revelation.

Politics

Chavez calls for hostage release

Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham in Caracas about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's surprise call for Colombia's FARC rebels to release all their hostages and seek a negotiated settlement with the Colombian government.

FARC's new leader

Lisa Mullins speaks with journalist Steven Dudley about the recent change in leadership for Colombia's FARC rebel group.