Latin America Advisor Reporter Elisabeth Burgess interviewed Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza lasat week. Below are Parts I and II of excerpts from the interview, published in the daily newsletters of the Inter-American Dialogue.
Semana revela escandalosos correos del computador de Reyes que demuestran que el gobierno de Chávez les dio armas, plata y refugio a las Farc.
As rebel-held hostages, the Colombian politician and the American pilot lived in the jungle like Siamese twins. They had to. For eight months, Luis Eladio Perez and Thomas Howes were shackled together by the neck with a 9-foot chain.
THE WASHINGTON POST
High-ranking officials in Venezuela offered to help Colombian guerrillas obtain surface-to-air missiles meant to change the balance of power in their war with the Colombian government, according to internal rebel documents.
WALL STREET JOURNAL
A cache of controversial computer files closely tying Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez to communist rebels seeking to topple Colombia's government appear to be authentic, U.S. intelligence officials say. They are likely to ratchet up pressure for the U.S. to impose sanctions on one of its most important oil suppliers.The files that have been made public so far have
Unedited transcript of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe's comments in an interview with Andres Oppenheimer of The Miami Herald. The transcript was provided by the Colombian presidency. The questions were paraphrased.
The State Department praised Colombian President Alvaro Uribe for the release of two hostages by a guerrilla group Friday Thursday, but barely acknowledged the role of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.
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