Chris Kraul

Los Angeles Times

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Special correspondent, and former Bogota Bureau Chief, for the Los Angeles Times

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In 1964, Colombian peasant farmers—virtual slaves of urban landowners--formed the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as the FARC.

After Decades of war in Colombia, peace has a chance

In 1964, Colombian peasant farmers—virtual slaves of urban landowners--formed the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as the FARC.

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The late Hugo Chavez hand-picked his successor as President of Venezuela, but after a brief but hard-hitting campaign, interim president Nicolás Maduro won with only 50.7 percent in…

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Hugo Chavez was supposed to be sworn in today for a; third term as President of Venezuela, but he’s languishing in a Cuban hospital and hasn’t been see in public for more than a month.

Questions Abound as Chavez Starts New Term in Absentia

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