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Feared Colombian militia leader arrested
Armando Perez, who headed militia linked to 5,000 murders and a spate of disappearances, was arrested in Panama.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 14:00 GMT
Federer keeps 18th Slam hopes alive
Second-seed notches up straight-sets win in the US Open to move into the third round where he is joined by Murray.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 09:57 GMT
Rescuers free trapped miners in Nicaragua
Twenty freelance miners rescued from mine in north following landslide, but handful remain missing for second day.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 08:42 GMT
Colombia grants gay couples adoption rights
Court grants limited adoption rights to gay and lesbian couples, setting a precedent for similar cases in the country.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 11:20 GMT
Escobar hitman 'Popeye' leaves Colombian jail
John Jairo Velasquez, who boasted of killing more than 300 people, is freed on parole after 22 years in prison.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 03:35 GMT
Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' released
John Jairo Vasquez, trusted lieutenant of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, freed after serving 22 years of 30-year sentence.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 03:29 GMT
Colombia peace talks in 'decisive phase'
Talks to end five-decade war between government and FARC rebels at crucial point as sides come up with ceasefire terms.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 02:38 GMT
I won't bite anymore, says Suarez
Uruguay striker features makes Barcelona debut in a pre-season friendly and promises no further biting incidents.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 11:52 GMT
Neymar cleared to make Barca return
Brazil forward may feature in friendly after being given the all-clear by Barcelona doctors following the back injury.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 15:22 GMT
A break for the border
Venezuela and Colombia try to curb smuggling of essential goods by closing their border crossings at night.
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Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 12:59 GMT
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