The former mayor of Bogotá poses a threat to Alvaro Uribe's heir.
Hopes for a prisoner-for-hostage swap follow release of Sergeant Moncayo, reports IPS.
Laura Carsen says that parliamenatary elections in Colombia were not as clean as the UN claims.

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Adam Isacson, from the Center for International Policy in Washington, says the elections have been blown wide open.

Bulletin 1 March 2010

Chile: Army controls devastated areas – rescue efforts start – Why Chile coped better than Haiti ♦ Colombia: the end of the Uribe adventure, for now ♦ Argentina: politics makes inflation go up ♦ Meeting to prepare COP16


Venezuela leaves human rights organisation ♦ Colombia: Constitutional court says no Uribe re-election ♦ Telefónica increases profits ♦ Uruguay and the ethical house

Bulletin 23 February 2010

Argentina: President criticises the UK and expects regional support ♦ Latin America Summit: Colombia and Venezuela clash, again ♦ Latin America: An OAS without the Americans? ♦ Colombia: local currency in good health ♦ Brazil:

Bulletin 17 February 2010

Argentina: President revives the ghost of the Falklands ♦ Brazil: Presidential candidate proposes radical programme ♦ Venezuela to reconsider offer of electricity supplies from Colombia ♦ Argentina: local currency sinks ♦ Guatem

Bulletin 15 February 2010

Colombia: guerrilla attack candidate ♦ Uruguay: new parliament to start work ♦ Ecuador and China increase military cooperation ♦ Argentinean film wins prestigious award ♦ European Union speeds up controversial agreement with Cen
The Colombian Government is not doing enough to protect the innocent, argues Human Rights Watch

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