A new round of talks have begun in Havana to find a negotiated end to the Colombia conflict. But recent history has shown us that only former presidents Santos and Uribe can salvage a peace on the brink.
Gang-related violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras is driving tens of thousands of people, including unaccompanied children, on perilous journeys to the U.S. border, in search of asylum.
Thousands have marched this week across Colombia to pressure the government and opposition to accept the final peace accord with FARC. Here a perspective from the street.
Thousands of Colombians are marching in support of the the peace accord with FARC as a deadline to end the bilateral ceasefire nears.
In an emotionally-charged campaign before the October 2 plebiscite, Colombians will have their say and the world will listen.
President Obama's days in The White House are numbered, but history still has to judge his stance and legacy on counterterrorism.
Marine kidnapping for ransom will continue to plague the waters off West Africa until local governments commit to ending corruption.
Writer Richard McColl offers a tarmac-level perspective of getting around Bogotá on two wheels and the many pitfalls out there for cyclists.
People ought not to be shocked by the ascendency of the likes of Donald Trump. Around the world, politicians are tapping a groundswell of cynicism against mainstream political parties.
The decision by UK voters to leave the EU was based more on a rhetoric of fear than facts. As Colombians face their own plebiscite on peace, there are important lessons to be learned.
Even though the proposed date of July 20 is approaching for the final signing of the peace agreement with FARC, the bilateral ceasefire last month essentially sealed the end of a half century conflict.
Megacities get all the attention but as world leaders gather in Singapore to explore urban issues, they ought to consider the important role that ‘second cities’ provide in helping to counter poverty and spur economic activity.
Britain’s vote to leave the EU was supposed to help settle Britain’s ‘European Question’ - instead, it has thrown up more questions than answers.
FIFA's administration, led by Swiss President Gianni Infantino, is trying to get on with business as usual. What professional issues plague football's governing body?
Why oil will stay below $60 per barrel for at least the next decade.
Women’s reproductive rights will be essential to respond to Zika, especially in Latin America where all women must have access to sex education, contraceptives, abortion and safe motherhood.