1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to secondary content



iOntheAmericas

Colombia

Colombia

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

Ship Named After Prominent Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez to be Christened by US Navy

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, Saturday, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m. PDT ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. continue reading »

Colombian Prostitute at Center of U.S. Secret Service Scandal Calls Agents “Idiots”

Colombian Prostitute at Center of U.S. Secret Service Scandal Calls Agents “Idiots”

The Colombian prostitute at the center of a sex scandal involving U.S. Secret Service agents at last month's Summit of the Americas broke her silence Friday about the men involved. "They're a bunch of idiots," Dania Londoño said in an exclusive interview continue reading »

Human Rights Commission: Concern for Kidnapped French Journalist in Colombia

Human Rights Commission: Concern for Kidnapped French Journalist in Colombia

The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) states its concern for the kidnapping of French journalist Romeo Langlois, on April 28th in Caquetá, Colombia. continue reading »

VIDEO: Shakira Releases “Addicted To You”

VIDEO: Shakira Releases “Addicted To You”

The famous Colombian singer, Shakira, serves up her new hit single and video “Addicted to You” which airs worldwide today. continue reading »

Colombia’s FARC Rebels May Be Holding French Journalist Romeo Langlois

Colombia’s FARC Rebels May Be Holding French Journalist Romeo Langlois

Colombia's FARC guerrillas admitted on Tuesday that they are holding French journalist Romeo Langlois, who disappeared three days ago in the middle of a firefight between security forces and the guerrillas in the southern province of Caqueta. continue reading »

Juanes Not Only Writes Songs, He Writes for Peace in Colombia

Juanes Not Only Writes Songs, He Writes for Peace in Colombia

In an article written for the Bogota newspaper, El Tiempo, Colombian singer Juanes recounted his experiences with ex-guerrillas and the need for peace in his country. continue reading »

Deadly Helicopter Crash in Colombia Leaves 13 Dead

Deadly Helicopter Crash in Colombia Leaves 13 Dead

Seven airmen and six National Police officers were killed when an air force helicopter crashed outside Sabanagrande, a city in Colombia's northern Atlantico province, the air force said. continue reading »

Colombian Prostitute in Secret Service Scandal in Playboy? or Hustler?

Colombian Prostitute in Secret Service Scandal in Playboy? or Hustler?

Dania Suarez, the prostitute who blew the lid off the Secret Service scandal,told the press that she plans to sell her story to the highest bidder. continue reading »

Colombia to Provide 100,000 Residents Free Homes, To Spend $738 Million on Housing

Colombia to Provide 100,000 Residents Free Homes, To Spend $738 Million on Housing

Colombia plans to invest 1.3 trillion pesos (about $738.13 million) in housing programs "for the poorest of the poor," which it is adding to the plan to provide 100,000 homes free to the most vulnerable among the population, President Juan Manuel Santos said. continue reading »

Colombian Adventure Park Plans to Construct Largest Jesus Christ Statute in the World

Colombian Adventure Park Plans to Construct Largest Jesus Christ Statute in the World

Huila Africa, a wildlife adventure park located in central Colombia, plans to construct the two largest statues in the world of Jesus. The extreme sports and adventure park known for activities such as camping, horseback riding, paintball, and kayaking, will now add religion to that list. continue reading »

Sir Paul McCartney Guarded by 1,400 Officers During Colombian Stop of “On the Run” Concert Tour

Sir Paul McCartney Guarded by 1,400 Officers During Colombian Stop of “On the Run” Concert Tour

Former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney was reportedly being protected by as many a massive number of police officers during a two-day stay in Colombia. While in Bogota, continue reading »

Rapper Alejandro Serna Correa Fatally Shot in Colombia

Rapper Alejandro Serna Correa Fatally Shot in Colombia

Rapper Alejandro Serna Correa was fatally shot in an attack that targeted two people accompanying him, authorities in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin said Wednesday. continue reading »

Colombian Transit Bus Kills 7 and Injures 10

Colombian Transit Bus Kills 7 and Injures 10

Seven people were killed and ten others injured when a public transit bus collided with a truck on a highway in the province of Bolivar, Colombia. continue reading »

Bus Bombings in Colombia Leaves 8 Wounded

Bus Bombings in Colombia Leaves 8 Wounded

At least eight people were injured by two bombs left, presumably by leftist rebels, on two public buses in Ibague, police in this southwestern Colombian city said Sunday. continue reading »

Dancing With the Stars  Find Their Inner Latin Lover with the Samba, Salsa, or Argentine Tango

Dancing With the Stars Find Their Inner Latin Lover with the Samba, Salsa, or Argentine Tango

Tears were flowing as Sherri Shepherd was eliminated from the competition last week and everyone knows that they aren't safe. With the performances themed to Latin music, the celebrities have to find their rhythm to impress the judges and America. The heat was turned up even more as Santana performed, bringing even more Latin heat to the dance floor. continue reading »