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Scientists find evidence discrediting theory Amazon was virtually unlivable SAN MARTIN DE SAMIRIA, PERU - To the untrained eye, all evidence here in the heart of the Amazon signals virgin forest, untouched by man for time immemorial - from the ubiquitous fruit palms to the cry of howler monkeys, from the air thick with mosquitoes
Washington Post | Sep 5, 2010 11:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombia, Venezuela restore diplomatic ties Read full story for latest details.
Washington Post | Aug 12, 2010 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombia opens door for talks with FARC rebels BOGOTA, COLOMBIA -- The arrival of a more moderate president in Colombia has opened the possibility, if ever so slight, of talks with Marxist rebels to end a cocaine-fueled conflict that dates to the 1960s.
Washington Post | Aug 11, 2010 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Juan Manuel Santos takes oath as Colombia's new president BOGOTA, COLOMBIA -- Eight years ago, homemade rockets fired by Marxist rebels rained down on the presidential palace as lvaro Uribe took office, forewarning the all-out war that would come in his efforts to take back much of the country from potent guerri
Washington Post | Aug 8, 2010 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombia's new president lays out his vision in speech Juan Manuel Santos catapulted to the presidency of Colombia after the armed forces, under his watch, delivered the biggest blows against the FARC rebel group in the country's long conflict.
Washington Post | Aug 8, 2010 03:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombia-Venezuela dispute unresolved in meeting of South American leaders BOGOTA, COLOMBIA -- After the posturing and hysterics, an emergency meeting and competing press briefings, South American leaders were unable to resolve a crisis that began when the Colombian government accused Venezuelan President Hugo Chvez of aiding an
Washington Post | Jul 31, 2010 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hezbollah militants may be charged in Hariri death LEBANON Lebanon is braced for another political crisis as a special tribunal set up to try the killers of Rafiq al-Hariri, the former prime minister, appears to be heading toward indicting members of Hezbollah, the Shiite militant group.
Washington Post | Jul 29, 2010 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South American leaders to discuss Colombia-Venezuela relationship BOGOTA, Colombia -- An emergency meeting of South American leaders has been scheduled Thursday in Quito, Ecuador to defuse a bitter dispute that began when Colombian President Alvaro Uribe accused his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, of supporting Col
Washington Post | Jul 28, 2010 10:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China invests heavily in Brazil, elsewhere in pursuit of political heft PORTO DO ACU, BRAZIL -- Here along the golden sands that grace the Atlantic coastline 175 miles north of Rio de Janeiro, China is forging a new economic reality.
Washington Post | Jul 26, 2010 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kosovo bank chief held in graft probe; Iranian president assails Russian; Venezuela warns Colombia Read full story for latest details.
Washington Post | Jul 24, 2010 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend