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Colombia reports killing top aide to rebel chief

Colombia's army says it has killed the security chief for the head of the country's main rebel group. Full story

Colombia began using U.S. drones in 2006: report

Colombia has used U.S. drones since 2006 for surveillance of leftist guerrillas and drug traffickers, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing a diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks. Full story

Gunmen rob helicopter carrying cash; 6 dead

More than a dozen attackers firing assault rifles killed four police officers and two other people Tuesday in robbing a cash shipment that had just arrived by helicopter, officials said. Full story

Colombia's FARC rebels free two more hostages

Colombia's FARC rebels on Wednesday freed two more long-held hostages to a Red Cross commission, the latest hand-over in a week in what guerrillas have called a humanitarian gesture. Full story

Ingrid Betancourt: Profile of a Hostage

Few people understand uncertainty like Ingrid Betancourt. Full story

Betancourt relives kidnapping ordeal in ‘Silence’

   Ingrid Betancourt, a former senator and presidential candidate in Colombia, was abducted by FARC guerrillas and spent more than six years in captivity. She speaks about surviving the ordeal and her new book, “Even Silence Has an End.”

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A police officer organizes seized bullet cartridges as they are displayed to the press
A police officer organizes seized bullet cartridges as they are displayed to the press

A police officer organizes seized bullet cartridges as they are displayed to the press at the regional police headquarters in Cali, southern Colombia, on Dec. 8. Police say they seized more than ten thousand rifle cartridges and hundreds of grenades that belonged to rebels of the Revolutionary Armed

A police officer organizes seized bullet cartridges as they are displayed to the press at the regional police headquarters in Cali, southern Colombia, Wednesday Dec. 8, 2010. Police say they seized more than ten thousand rifle cartridges and hundreds of grenades that belonged to rebels of the Revolu