Leftist Colombian senator removed from office over allegations she collaborated with rebels

Colombian Sen. Cordoba kicked out of Congress

Mortar-firing Colombian rebels kill 8 police in border town attack

Colombian rebels kill 8 police in mortar attack

Mortar-firing Colombian rebels kill 6 police in border town attack

Colombian rebels kill 6 police in mortar attack

Colombia’s constitutional court overturns pact giving US military access to more bases

Court rules against Colombia-US base accord

Venezuela, Colombia agree to resume relations

BOGOTA - Colombia and Venezuela restored diplomatic relations Tuesday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced after meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez.

Foreign ministers of Venezuela, Colombia say their 2 presidents will meet Tuesday

Presidents of Venezuela, Colombia to meet Tuesday

Venezuela’s Chavez says guerrillas should extend olive branch to Colombia’s new leader

Chavez: Colombian rebels should release hostages

Santos assumes Colombia’s presidency amid conciliation with Venezuela, Ecuador

Colombia’s new leader conciliatory with neighbors

Santos assumes Colombia’s presidency; Venezuela’s foreign minister strikes conciliatory note

Santos becomes Colombia’s 59th president

BOGOTA, Colombia — Juan Manuel Santos was sworn in Saturday as the 59th president of Colombia, which despite major security gains remains the Western Hemisphere’s only nation beset by a politically based armed conflict.

Juan Manuel Santos takes over as Colombia’s president

BOGOTA - Conservative Juan Manuel Santos took office Saturday as Colombia’s new president, to succeed his former boss Alvaro Uribe with a four-year mandate.

Santos assumes Colombia’s presidency, Venezuela’s foreign minister in attendance

Santos sworn in as Colombia’s 59th president

Venezuela’s Chavez optimistic as foreign minister headed to Colombia, Silva seeks to mediate

Chavez: foreign minister headed to Colombia

Venezuela protests after US ambassador nominee raises concern about rebels, Chavez’s power

Barack Obama

US gives visa to Colombian journalist previously turned away under Patriot Act

US reversal on visa denied to Colombian journalist

Colombia military: 13 soldiers killed in minefields in pursuit of rebels

13 soldiers killed in Colombian minefields

Colombia president-elect gets congratulations from Venezuela, Ecuador, hinting at better ties

Correa warms to Colombia’s president-elect

Conservative candidate wins Colombia presidential poll

BOGOTA - Conservative candidate Juan Manuel Santos won Colombia’s presidential runoff by a landslide Sunday.

Ex-defense minister wins Colombia presidential runoff in route over eccentric outsider

Ex-defense minister wins Colombia vote in a rout

Colombia army chief says $1.2 million reward being shared by informants in rescue of 4

Colombia general: $1.2 million paid for rescue tip

Colombia rescues 3 hostages held by rebels since 1998; fate of 4th freed hostage uncertain

Colombian soldiers free long-held rebel hostages

Often apart, Bill and Hillary Clinton catch up over dinner in Colombia

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Clinton assures Colombia of US support despite tensions with Venezuela’s Chavez

Clinton courts Latin America leftists

BOGOTA, Colombia — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is reassuring Colombia that the Obama administration will not reduce support for the country as it heads for a leadership change amid tensions with neighboring Venezuela.

Clinton says Iran sanctions vote a victory for US diplomacy

Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama

Frontunner in Colombia’s presidential race hopes to fix ties with Venezuela, Ecuador

Colombia frontrunner seeks better ties with Chavez

Ex-defense minister dominates Colombia presidential vote, faces Green Party outsider in runoff

Conservative Uribe ally dominates Colombia vote

Ex-Uribe defense minister dominates Colombia vote; to face clean-government outsider in runoff

Uribe torchbearer dominates Colombia vote

BOGOTA, Colombia — A conservative former defense minister closely associated with Alvaro Uribe’s security gains easily defeated a maverick outsider in presidential elections on Sunday but fell short of the votes needed to avoid a runoff.

Ex-Defense Minister Santos defeats maverick in Colombia vote; candidates to meet in runoff

Colombia vote: Uribe minister wins but runoff set

Former Uribe defense minister takes commanding lead in Colombia presidential vote

Uribe torchbearer leads Colombia vote

BOGOTA, Colombia — A former defense minister promising to build on President Alvaro Uribe’s security gains took a commanding lead Sunday in Colombia’s presidential elections.

Ex-defense minister takes commanding lead in Colombia vote, partial results show

Colombia vote: Ex-defense minister has strong lead

Former Uribe defense minister takes early lead in Colombian presidential election

Uribe torchbearer takes lead in Colombia vote

Ex-defense minister takes early lead in Colombia vote, partial results show

Colombia vote: Ex-defense minister has early lead

In Colombia presidential vote, maverick outsider vies with Uribe disciple

Uribe torchbearer vs. outsider in Colombia vote

In Colombia presidential race, unorthodox academic in tight contest with Uribe torchbearer

Colombia: brainy outsider vs. Uribe torchbearer

Correction: Colombia-Congressman Detained story

Corrective: Colombia-Congressman Detained story

Colombia accuses Venezuela’s Chavez of meddling in presidential election campaign

Colombia: Chavez meddling in election campaign

Venezuela’s Chavez says he’s hoping for diplomatic breakthrough with Colombia

Chavez: Venezuela wants better ties with Bogota

Chavez says Colombian presidential candidate would pose threat to Venezuela and its allies

Chavez says Colombian candidate would pose threat

Venezuela’s Chavez hosts Latin American allies for independence celebrations, summit

Chavez hosts Latin American allies for summit

Colombian guerrillas free captive soldier, first release in 13 months

Colombia’s FARC rebels release captive soldier

2 standard-bearer politicos lead crowded field in Colombian presidential race

2 familiar faces face off for Colombian pres

Pro-Uribe parties dominate elections for Colombia’s Senate; no early trend for lower house

Pro-Uribe parties dominate Colombia’s Senate vote

Colombia’s presidential race thrown open as high court scuttles any bid by Uribe for 3rd term

The White House

Colombia court rules against referendum on President Uribe seeking election to 3rd term

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Colombia court rules against referendum on President Uribe seeking re-election to 3rd term

Colombia court: No Uribe third term

BOGOTA — Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled unconstitutional a law that could have opened the door for President Alvaro Uribe to run for a third term.

Colombian high court debates referendum on amending constitution, letting Uribe run again

Colombia high court debates Uribe re-election vote

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