Colombian President Alvaro Uribe described the operation as a “message” to Farc’s number two leader, believed to be in Venezuela
Six months in the planning, the rescue operation freed police Gen. Luis Mendieta and Col. Enrique Murillo, both captured by leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC
Spain and Venezuela face off over assassination allegations - WALL STREET JOURNAL
Spain and Venezuela headed toward a potential diplomatic face-off after a Spanish judge on Monday accused Caracas of collaborating with rebel groups to assassinate Colombian President Álvaro Uribe and other top political figures. Spanish National Court Judge Eloy Velasco alleged Monday that the Venezuelan government had collaborated with Basque separatist group ETA and Colombia’s main guerrilla group in a plot against leaders living in or traveling to Spain that began in late 2003
The DC Morning: 2/23/2010 - TheDC
A look at the DC’s morning headlines
Alvaro Uribe of Colombia and Hugo Chavez of Venezuela duked it out with each other in Mexico, verbally speaking, hurling obscenities and slurs at each other. You know just how bad it was when Raul Castro had to break them up
Three days before Christmas, Luis Francisco Cuellar, governor of the Colombian province of Caqueta, was found dead, his throat slashed. He had been abducted the day before from home by Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) guerillas, an insurgent group in Colombia notorious for drug trafficking and organized crime.