In 2011, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton publicly lauded a Colombian free trade agreement—the same deal she'd condemned as being bad for labor rights back in 2008. So why the change of heart? According to a report from the International business Times, it could be because the country's largest oil company was dumping millions of dollars straight into the Clinton Foundation.
"One person sustained minor injuries and several roads were closed" in Granada, Colombia, the BBC reports, which is the BBC's way of saying "Holy fucking shit, a fireworks factory caught fire, setting off hundreds of fireworks at once in an explosion that knocked this local TV cameraman on his ass."
It's never been a secret that the United States has heavily funded and influenced the Colombian government's battle against FARC, which the U.S. believes to be a terrorist organization. What has been secret however, is just how far the CIA has gone in Colombia, which includes the targeted killings of FARC leaders.
A 66-year-old farmer and “self-proclaimed politician” from the town of Gigante, Huila in Colombia apparently—and “enthusiastically”—took too much Viagra in an attempt to “please his new girlfriend.” According to a local paper, he then suffered an erection for several days before going to a local hospital when the perma-boner began to cause pain.
An allegedly drunk driver whose path was being blocked by a taxi decided she was done being mildly inconvenienced and put her foot down — right on the gas pedal, ramming the vehicle at least twice before using her Mazda to push the cab out of the way.
President Obama arrived in Colombia for the Summit of the Americas yesterday, but the Secret Service agents sent in advance of his arrival were M.I.A. That's because 12 agents were relieved of duty and sent home after allegations of misconduct involving prostitution. Former Washington Post reporter Ronald Kessler calls it "clearly the biggest scandal in Secret Service history."