- Colombian military plane crashes, killing all 11 on board Updated: Jul-31-15 8:25 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - A Colombian military transport plane crashed in the country's north on Friday, killing all 11 personnel aboard.
- Freed Colombian warlord apologizes for atrocities Updated: Jul-31-15 3:14 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - One of Colombia's most-feared right-wing warlords has been released from jail and apologized Friday for his atrocities.
- Colombia-Venezuela border closed after merchant's death Updated: Jul-29-15 7:25 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian street vendors clashed for hours with Venezuela's national guard Wednesday after an alleged Colombian smuggler was killed, leading authorities to briefly close the main border crossing between the two countries.
- TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees Updated: Jul-29-15 3:15 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation.
- 5.9 quake shakes Colombia-Panama border region Updated: Jul-28-15 9:39 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - A strong earthquake shook a sparsely populated region along the border between Colombia and Panama on Tuesday evening. There were no early reports of damage or injuries.
- Colombian national linked to North Dakota drug overdoses Updated: Jul-28-15 5:37 pm
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - An international synthetic drug ring that has been blamed for numerous overdoses in the Grand Forks area involves a Colombian man who trafficked the deadly substances while serving a prison stint in Canada, federal authorities said Tuesday.
- Mexico finds cocaine diluted in fruit shipment from Colombia Updated: Jul-27-15 8:08 pm
MEXICO CITY - Customs and law enforcement personnel in Mexico say they found an undetermined amount of cocaine dissolved in fruit pulp imported from Colombia.
- Colombia unearths landfill looking for scores of disappeared Updated: Jul-27-15 3:19 pm
MEDELLIN, Colombia - The last contact Margarita Restrepo had with her daughter was a hurried phone call on Oct. 25, 2002. The school day was over and 17-year-old Carol Vanesa was going to meet friends at a metro stop near the sprawling Comuna 13 hillside slum.
- Tomic tops Mannarino to win Claro Open for 2nd straight year Updated: Jul-26-15 6:41 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Bernard Tomic of Australia defeated Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 to win the Claro Open for the second consecutive year on Sunday.
- The Latest: Tour chief: Flat stage key in battle of climbers Updated: Jul-26-15 4:45 pm
PARIS - The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):
- Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour de France Updated: Jul-26-15 4:06 pm
PARIS - All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow.
- Colombia suspends raids on FARC camps following rebel truce Updated: Jul-25-15 10:43 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's government is suspending aerial bombings of guerrilla camps in a bid to de-escalate fighting and breathe new life into struggling peace talks.
- After escape, Mexico cartel boss faces altered drug business Updated: Jul-22-15 12:06 am
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's most powerful drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, has a lot to catch up on as he returns to a drug-trafficking landscape that has shifted considerably during his 17 months behind bars.
- Correction: Peru-Colombia-Coca Crop story Updated: Jul-20-15 12:53 pm
LIMA, Peru - In a July 15 story about coca cultivation in Peru and Colombia, The Associated Press inaccurately converted hectares to square miles in reporting U.N. figures for areas under coca cultivation.
- Colombia to begin large-scale excavation of mass grave Updated: Jul-17-15 5:19 pm
BOGOTA - Colombian officials will soon begin exhumation of a mass grave that could prove to be the largest in the country's history, authorities said Friday.
- Spain: Police detain women suspected of dumping baby Updated: Jul-16-15 6:55 am
MADRID - Spanish police have arrested a woman suspected of dumping her newborn boy in an underground trash container.
- Colombia's path to find peace littered with land mines Updated: Jul-15-15 12:08 am
GRANADA, Colombia - At first, Sandra Gonzalez didn't think much of the guerrillas burying objects on the dirt road outside her isolated, cinder-block farmhouse as they prepared to leave town 12 years ago.
- Pope offers Vatican assistance to Colombia peace process Updated: Jul-13-15 11:22 am
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE - Pope Francis is calling for the peace process in Colombia to go ahead and is offering the Holy See's assistance if it might help.
- Colombia, rebels agree to strive for full cease-fire Updated: Jul-12-15 10:47 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's government and leftist rebels have agreed to accelerate peace negotiations and will attempt to negotiate a cease-fire even before reaching an agreement to bring an end to the South American nation's five-decade-old conflict.
- Ex-Colombian president stripped of visa back on US soil Updated: Jul-10-15 8:44 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - A former Colombian president stripped of his U.S. visa for taking money from the nation's biggest drug cartel is back on American soil for the first time in two decades.
- Colombia arrests 15 rebel suspects for bombings in capital Updated: Jul-08-15 5:27 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian police arrested 15 presumed collaborators of the country's second largest rebel group in connection with simultaneous bombings that shook the capital last week.
- Colombia's FARC rebels announce unilateral cease-fire Updated: Jul-08-15 2:17 pm
HAVANA - Colombia's largest guerrilla army on Wednesday announced a monthlong, unilateral cease-fire, seeking to ease tensions as it continues long-running peace talks with the government.
- Miss Universe Paulina Vega refuses to give up her crown Updated: Jul-06-15 1:20 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - The reigning Miss Universe has refused to relinquish her crown despite a tide of condemnation following pageant owner Donald Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants.
- Abby Wambach's World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy Updated: Jul-05-15 11:39 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.
- The Latest: Pope makes surprise foray outside his residence Updated: Jul-05-15 9:44 pm
QUITO, Ecuador - Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: