Washington Post

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 06:18
Illegal coca cultivation is surging in Colombia, erasing one of the showcase achievements of U.S. counternarcotics policy and threatening to send a burst of cheap cocaine through the smuggling pipeline to the United States.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 06:40
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who slipped away from his patrol base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held in captivity for five years, has been charged with desertion and misbehaving before the enemy, Army officials said Wednesday, setting the stage for emotionally charged court proceedings in coming months.
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 07:20
A U.S.-backed effort to arm the moderate Syrian opposition is finally ramping up along the Turkey-Syria border, but it may come too late to save the rebels from defeats on two fronts, by President Bashar al-Assad’s government and by the extremists seeking to carve out an Islamic state.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 07:41
Biden and Medina said they discussed regional issues including energy security and the fight against drug traffickers and other transnational crime. The vice president praised Medina for enacting legislation that will create a path to citizenship for people of Haitian descent born in the Dominican Republic.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 06:58
DEA officials caution that it is too early to say whether the rush of Central American migrants is responsible for the falling drug interdiction numbers, noting that the biggest narcotics loads in Texas are typically seized from vehicles at highway checkpoints farther north, not on the banks of the Rio Grande.
Friday, December 13, 2013 - 00:00
Opposition politicians and others fear Martelly will rule by decree if the terms of the Senate seats expire then.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 00:00
Supporters of an opposition figure who has brought corruption cases against Haiti’s government whisked him away from a courthouse Wednesday as he awaited a hearing after being detained by police.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 00:00
The initiative runs sharply counter to the Obama administration's anti-drug policies, which criminalize the use of marijuana, heroin and cocaine and rely on tough interdiction tactics to stop the flow of drugs from Latin America.
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 00:00
At least four people were arrested and 12 police officers injured in the melee in downtown Bogota, the city police chief, Gen. Luis Eduardo Martinez, said.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 00:00
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua told state TV that the meeting “will bring a derailment of the good relations that we have.”