Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border

America 06/08/19, 15:08

Thousands of people crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border between the countries that had been shut down for the past four months. Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two ...

Angela Merkel to address Harvard’s graduating class

Europe 05/30/19, 00:19

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to address Harvard University graduates.The Ivy League school is hosting its 368th commencement ceremony Thursday with a keynote speech from Merkel.It caps several days of activities that also included speeches from former U.S. Vice ...

Ex-rebel hospitalized in Colombia day after polemical arrest

Science 05/18/19, 14:28

A former Colombian rebel leader was hospitalized with signs of "altered consciousness" on Saturday, a day after being freed from jail and then rearrested in a highly-politicized drug case that has strained relations with the U.S.Authorities at Colombia's National Institute ...

Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail

America 05/17/19, 19:00

A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested by police Friday moments after his release from jail by a peace tribunal whose ruling against extraditing him to the U.S. triggered an institutional crisis and revived debate about justice for victims of ...

Spanish court clears Shakira, Vives of plagiarism

Europe 05/16/19, 09:10

A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer.The court in Madrid issued its ruling in favor of Shakira and Vives ...

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing perilous Darien Gap

America 05/15/19, 23:01

Venise Felizor lay on a mattress in a warehouse-turned-shelter on a hot, sticky afternoon with her 20-month-old son, Wesly, in her arms, the boy coughing and wailing after suffering from diarrhea for days.Originally from Haiti, they recently appeared in this ...

Venezuela exodus raises worries of babies being stateless

World 05/13/19, 23:00

Arelys Pulido had already lost one baby in a neglected Venezuelan hospital where doctors and medical gear are in increasingly short supply, so when she got pregnant again she decided to give birth in a foreign land.She packed suitcases filled ...

Venezuela opens sea, land access with Aruba, Brazil

America 05/10/19, 16:12

The Venezuelan government is seeking to ease the country's isolation, reopening borders with Aruba and Brazil after shutting off sea and land access in February to block the opposition from delivering humanitarian aid.However, neighboring Colombia accused Venezuela of supporting terrorism ...

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