The latest news on FARC
One of the world's most notorious arms dealers just landed in prison. Police in Thailand arrested Victor Bout, whose alleged client list reads like a who's who of tyrants and rebel leaders—Liberia's Charles Taylor, Zaire's Mobutu Sésé Séko, Angola's Jonas Savimbi, and the Taliban in pre-9/11 Afghanistan.
When the Colombian government announced that it had killed a top rebel commander, it was a reason to celebrate in Bogotá.
The State Department is helping train elite police units to go after kidnappers and rescue hostages.