Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A new investigative look at the ties between big business interests in Colombia, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and her family's charitable foundation are raising troubling questions about the role that corporate trade deals and big oil may have played in softening the powerful Democrat's position on human rights in the South American...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A group of Colombian farmers has taken BP to court charging that the oil giant...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
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Banana giant Chiquita is aggressively lobbying against a 9/11 victims bill that...


This Mother's Day, Americans will buy over $2 billion worth of cut flowers for their doubtless worthy mothers. Alas, other worthy mothers - many in Colombia's Bogotá Savanna - will have often produced them, enduring injuries, pesticides, birth defects and obscenely low wages for your pleasure. Also their kids sometimes. Maybe get her a (locally grown) perennial instead?

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