Spanish police have arrested a priest and 33 others in an alleged “marriage of convenience” scam in which mostly Colombians immigrants, linked to drug trafficking, wed Spaniards to get residency papers.
A commercial airliner carrying 104 passengers was hijacked Wednesday on the tarmac at Mexico City’s airport. Three abductors — possibly Bolivians or Colombians — aboard the Boeing 737 Aeromexico jet have threatened to blow it up if their demand to speak to President Felipe Calderon is not met, CNN affiliate TV Azteca said.
Critics of Hugo Chavez marched in cities across the globe Friday, calling the Venezuelan president a dictator and violator of human rights. The largest crowds were in Venezuela, Colombia and Honduras, according to media reports.
Imagine the entire population of Kentucky forced out of their homes in the past 25 years, with many of the residents moving to a neighboring country.