The arrest of Liliany Obando on trumped up charges is under scrutiny, as evidence against her is lacking.
In Washington, business interests are pushing the Obama administration to submit a U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement for congressional approval. Yet terror prevails under the new regime of President Juan Manuel Santos
The growing mass of Colombian political prisoners has gained less international attention than the murdered and "disappeared," than millions displaced from their land, than epidemic spying and fear-mongering.
Colombia tops list for the most dangerous place in the world for union workers.
Young Czech communists met in Prague on Saturday for their first congress since the government banned their organisation nearly four years ago.
Death squads appear to be operating freely in Honduras, in spite of claims by the United States and Honduran leaders that the election of President Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo of the conservative National Party on November 29 would produce peace and normality.