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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's image problem: Moving forward?
Colombia is leaving behind its painful history of drug trafficking.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2014 08:41 GMT
Pablo Escobar tours entice Colombia visitors
'Colombia: The only danger is wanting to stay,' tourism promoters say, challenging stereotypes of drugs and violence.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2014 12:06 GMT
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Latin America's most famous novelist, dies in Mexico City.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 16:23 GMT
Macondo in mourning
Remembering the late Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 11:26 GMT
Business as usual for Mexico's drug trade
The arrest of drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman raises the spectre of increased violence between rival cartels.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 15:27 GMT
Polar shifts: Immigration flows back into the Global South
The immigration influx in the Amazon reveals a thriving economy, far from the isolated forests of romantic imaginations.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2012 10:12 GMT
Mexican drug lords enjoy exotic 'narco zoos'
Gangsters keep tigers, lions and parrots but police aren't sure where to send animals when owners are arrested.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2011 15:32 GMT
An exclusive investigation into Jamaica's handling of a US extradition request.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2010 09:47 GMT
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