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August 24, 2010 11:33

Venezuelans Despair Over Rampant, Deadly Violence

Monitoring group reports country suffered more than 16,000 homicides last year. Far from containing the violence, police increasingly find themselves targeted by criminals.

July 28, 2010 04:47

Will the U.S. Hand Chávez a License to Kill?

Chávez’s record of providing money, arms, political support, and, yes, safe haven to groups waging a murderous war against a sovereign state openly violates international law. If the United States and our neighbors fail to muster a meaningful response to Colombia’s latest evidence and formal appeal for help, they will share the blame for giving Chávez’s bandit regime a license to kill.

February 16, 2010 13:59

Missile purchase by Colombia’s FARC rebels raises concerns

Missiles allegedly purchased by Colombian FARC guerrillas could pose a threat to U.S.-supplied helicopters used in the war against the rebels, experts said.