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Beauty Behind Bars
Can a beauty contest restore the dignity and hope of Colombian women put behind bars because of drugs and violence?
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 15:36 GMT
Pope to declare first ever Colombian saint
Pope Francis will break papal record by canonising 800 new saints, including Mother Laura Montoya.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 03:35 GMT
Human-induced erosion worsening disasters
Scientists say the clearing of forests has increased sediment in waterways, which is boosting the severity of flooding.
Santiago Ortega Arango
Last updated: 24 Apr 2013 13:41 GMT
IOC set to cut one Olympic sport
Sports such as modern pentathlon, taekwondo, wrestling, badminton and table tennis under scrutiny for 2020 Games.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2013 17:50 GMT
Deaths reported in Colombia farm shooting
At least nine people shot to death outside Medellin city in massacre police suspect involvement of drug traffickers.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2012 21:50 GMT
Colombia arrests alleged drug traffickers
Four suspects captured by Colombian police in the cities of Medellin and Bogota in joint operation with US authorities.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 04:15 GMT
Assault on Colombian trade unions continues
Two months after a free trade agreement between the US and Colombia went into effect, workers continue to face attacks.
Carey L Biron
Last updated: 05 Aug 2012 07:34 GMT
Colombia's Emerald Tsar
Could the impending death of the controversial 'godfather' of Colombia's emerald industry trigger a violent gang war?
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Last updated: 18 Jul 2012 11:49 GMT
As PRI wins, Mexico looks forward to its past
Analysis: Riding to victory on a longing for earlier stability, Nieto will need to crack down on drug violence.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2012 20:36 GMT
Mexico's voters speak out on election issues
In the heartland of the most infamous cartels, it is unemployment which is of most concern to many voters.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2012 12:36 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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On Erdogan and Muslim mothers
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Sexual violence continues for Myanmar women
Tin Tin Nyo
OPEC in the age of climate change
Berlin and the global digital resistance movement
The 'Jewish state bill' doesn't matter to us, Palestinians
South Sudan: A 'thankless kid'?
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