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Mud Erased a Village in Peru, a Sign of Larger Perils in South America Click Here to Open in a New Window
Rapid development without planning draws the region’s most vulnerable people to areas that are the most prone to devastating flooding.
‘The Bodies Are Decomposing’ After Mudslide in Colombia Click Here to Open in a New Window
Photographs and video show the devastation to the city of Mocoa and its people after rushing waters and mud claimed the lives of hundreds on Saturday.
Colombia Mudslide Sends Rescuers and Relatives on Race to Find Survivors Click Here to Open in a New Window
More than 1,500 emergency workers descended on the provincial city of Mocoa after a sudden downpour sent deadly surge of mud and water through the area, killing over 200.
Flooding in Colombia Kills Over 230 Click Here to Open in a New Window
Floodwaters and tons of debris swept through the city of Mocoa in southwest Colombia on Saturday, killing over 230 people. Many residents were sleeping as the wall of water reached them.
Mudslide in Colombia: Death Toll Surges to More Than 230 Click Here to Open in a New Window
A giant wall of water carrying tons of mud and debris swept through the city of Mocoa on Saturday after heavy rains caused the nearby river to overflow.
Playing for Fans Who Travel, Dominicans Feel Right at Home Click Here to Open in a New Window
Jose Bautista had to throw a runner out at home in the ninth to send the Dominican Republic to extra innings against Colombia, but the game turned into a rout.
United States, With a Halting First Step, Chases Its First World Baseball Classic Title Click Here to Open in a New Window
It took the Americans 10 innings to get past Colombia, a team with few major league players. Next up is a much more formidable foe: the Dominican Republic.
With Rebels Gone, Colombia Jumps Into the Pot Industry Click Here to Open in a New Window
The government, which has received billions in American aid to eradicate the drug trade, will license a small number of companies to cultivate medical marijuana.
Looking at All Sides in Colombia’s Conflict Click Here to Open in a New Window
After years of photographing in various parts of Colombia, Alvaro Ybarra now wants to put his photos, and hopefully those of others, into an archive that will help the country heal.
A Deadly Peace in Colombia as FARC Disarms Click Here to Open in a New Window
Colombia’s FARC rebels are taking the first steps to end their decades-long rebellion. But the lands the group ruled are now up for grabs, and locals fear those who may seize control.





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