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Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns

Jun. 5, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia's army was promoted Wednesday amid an outcry over an order he issued that has stirred fears of a return to serious human rights violations. The nation's Senate voted almost unanimously in favor of making Gen. Nicacio Martínez a four-star general, though a...

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds

May. 31, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — If there's a negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis, it will likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing, tight-lipped Scandinavian diplomat with a fondness for distance running. Dag Nylander is leading the exploratory talks between representatives of Nicolas...