Colombia

Joe Biden Snubs Latin America: No Calls to Mexico, Brazil, Colombia

The Brazilian newspaper O Globo noted on Friday that Joe Biden, who will presumably take the office of the U.S. presidency in January, has not made any calls to the heads of state of Latin America’s largest nations, skipping Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia and, instead, reaching out to the socialist leader of Argentina.

Vice President Joe Biden makes a phone call on a train at Union Station in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, as he headed to an event in Philadelphia to tout plans to improve the nation's infrastructure. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Three Times the Biden Family Used Joe to Profit in Small American Countries

The misadventures of former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter with Chinese Communist money men and Ukrainian oligarchs are far from the only time the Biden family cashed in on Joe’s political career. Joe Biden’s younger brother Frank leveraged the Biden name for lucrative deals in Costa Rica and Jamaica, while Hunter used his father’s name to push through a massive deal in Colombia involving a vast Chinese energy corporation. 

US Vice-President Joe Biden gestures during a meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (out of frame) at the Casa de Huespedes Ilustres in Cartagena, Colombia, on December 1, 2016. - Biden begins a two-day visit to Colombia where he will attend the US-Colombia Business Advisory Council Meeting opening session. …

Waves of Violence in Colombia Kill 100 Human Rights Activists This Year

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – More than 100 human rights activists have reportedly died in Colombia so far this year in escalating violence fueled by emboldened Marxist guerilla groups, benefitting from the 2016 peace deal the nation’s former president won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts.

Human rights activists and volunteers delineated and use pieces of broken glass to form some of the names of social leaders killed in Colombia in the past three years, at the Simon Bolivar square in Bogota on June 10, 2019. - Since 2016, the same year in which the Colombian …

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 …