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2 years 3 months ago

DEA probed in wake of Secret Service investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department inspector general's office said Monday it is investigating possible misconduct by Drug Enforcement Administration personnel in Colombia unrelated to the Secret Service incident with prostitutes at a Cartagena hotel. The Drug Enforcement Administration said the probe began based on information provided by the Secret...

2 years 4 months ago

Colombia: French journalist missing, 4 killed

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Colombia's military says a French journalist has gone missing during combat with leftist rebels in which four security force members were killed. The Defense Ministry identified the missing journalist as Romeo Langlois. It says in a statement that he went missing during a mission by the...

2 years 4 months ago

Cuba rebukes Obama over summit talk of democracy

HAVANA (AP) - The Cuban government is criticizing U.S. President Barack Obama for calling for democratic change in Cuba. The strongly worded statement published in Communist Party newspaper Granma says "we Cubans will take care of Cuba." It also thanks regional leaders for demanding that Cuba be included in future...

2 years 6 months ago

Colombia drops disputed 'military exclusion' plan

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Colombia's government is dropping a proposed judicial change that would have let military judges decide whether soldiers should be tried for alleged rights abuses. Human rights groups have opposed the measure. Justice Minister Carlos Esguerra said Saturday the decision not to seek restoration of the "military...

3 years 2 months ago

Senate GOP blocks hearing on free trade bills

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans have blocked a hearing on three trade bills because they don't want to link the deals to an extension of a program that retrains workers hurt by foreign trade. Thursday's hearing was set for Senate Finance Committee. At issue were long-stalled trade agreements with...

3 years 11 months ago

Coffee prices on the rise

While it's usually not the most expensive thing on your ticket at a diner, coffee is getting more expensive as you sip. At Colorado Springs coffee importer Barista Espresso, they're already seeing price increases and say you'll probably see them too. "In the gourmet market, you'll start to...

3 years 11 months ago

Coffee prices on the rise

You may begin to see a rise on the price of your daily cup of coffee. Local coffee importers at Barista Espresso say the largest coffee producing countries in the world are in Brazil, Vietnam, and Colombia. That's were they get their coffee, but they say right now prices...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Americans aboard airline 'miracle' crash

A Boeing 737 jetliner with 131 passengers aboard crashed on landing and broke into three pieces at a Colombian island in the Caribbean early Monday. The region's governor said it was a miracle that only one person died. Colombian Air Force Col. David Barrero said officials were investigating reports...

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