Colombia

DEA Agent Laundered Millions of Dollars for Colombian Drug Cartel, Say Feds

FBI agents arrested a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent and his wife on charges they allegedly laundered millions of dollars for a Colombian drug cartel. Prosecutors alleged the couple used the agent’s position and influence to divert millions in drug proceeds from the DEA to their own personal use, including the purchase of expensive vehicles, jewelry, and vacation homes.

A Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder car is displayed at the company's booth at the International Auto Show (IAA), in Frankfurt am Main, on September 11, 2019. - Frankfurt's biennial International Auto Show (IAA) opens its doors to the public on September 12, 2019, but major foreign carmakers are staying away …

Latin America’s 2019: Socialist Mobs Fight to Burn Down Conservative Wins

2019 was a year of mixed fortunes in the pursuit of freedom and democracy in Latin America, defined largely by socialist mobs using force to pressure the region to bow to their will. Despite this, the Latin American right secured a major victory in the resignation of far-left Bolivian leader Evo Morales.

SANTIAGO, CHILE - DECEMBER 05: Protesters burn a barricade in downtown Santiago as demonstrations continue against Chilean President Sebastian Pi√±era on December 05, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. Central Bank of Chile forecasts a 1% growth in GDP for 2019, which will be the worst year for Chilean economy since the …

Latin America Takes U.N. Stage to Pressure World to Act on Venezuela

Latin American leaders called on the international community to find solutions to the crisis in Venezuela during the United Nations General Assembly this week, as Nicolás Maduro’s socialist dictatorship continues to preside over the most serious political and economic crisis in the region.

Venezuelans living in Spain shout slogans as they protest in support of the Venezuelan opposition during a demonstration in Madrid on May 1, 2019. - Hundreds of Venezuelans rallied in central Madrid in support of their country's self-proclaimed leader Juan Guaido, as riots broke out in faraway Caracas. (Photo by …

FARC War: Attackers Grenade-Bomb Colombian Mayoral Hopeful’s Home

Two unidentified men hurled a grenade into the home of Betsaida Montejo Pérez, a mayoral candidate in the remote town of San Calixto, North Santander, Colombia, late Tuesday – the second major attack on a woman running for office in the country since the narco-terrorist FARC organization declared war on the country last week.

Betsaida Montejo Pérez, mayoral candidate in San Calixto, Catatumbo, Colombia, whose house was attacked with a grenade on September 3, 2019.

Venezuela’s Maduro Launches War Games to Threaten Colombia

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro ordered the armed forces to organize the “Sovereignty and Peace Military Exercises” on the nation’s border with Colombia on Tuesday, following disparaging remarks against that country’s government for accurately noting the link between Maduro and Marxist terrorists.

In this photo released to the media by the Miraflores presidential palace press office, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro jogs ahead of soldiers during a visit last month to Carabobo State. (Marcelo Garcia/Miraflores presidential palace press office via AP)