One of the most senior leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has been killed, say reports. But, as John Otis reports from southern Colombia, even a weakened FARC is likely to plague parts of the country.
Colombian senator Piedad Cordoba has been banned from public office for 18 years for 'collaborating' with the FARC. Cordoba helped negotiate the release of several FARC hostages but is now accused of exceeding her role as a mediator. John Otis reports.
Authorities in Colombia have been fighting an effective battle against drug traffickers. Police have confiscated thousands of assets for use as evidence in court. But John Otis reports from Bogota that keeping track of everything has proved impossible.
In the Geo Quiz, we're looking for the Moon City. So where is it? For starters it's not on the moon. Host Marco Werman takes us to a restaurant in the Moon City where owner Andres Jaramillo has taken food and entertainment planning to a fine art.
For today's Global Hit, we hear the sounds of African influence in Colombia. A new collection called Palenque Palenque shows how Afro roots music asserted in the 70s and 80s within a salsa-dominant country.