Ecuador's President Rafael Correa warned that diplomatic tension with Colombia could worsen if an Ecuadorean was found a victim in a Colombian attack on a rebel camp inside its territory earlier this month.
Viktor Bout, an arms dealer nicknamed the 'Merchant of Death', is to stand trial in Thailand following his arrest. Charged with conspiring to sell weapons to the FARC, Bout could face up to ten years in jail.
Speaking on Colombian television, French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged rebel group FARC to release more hostages including French-Colombian Ingrid Betancourt and pledged once more that, if needed, he would visit Colombia.
Craig Kelly, US deputy assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere, joins Andrea Sanke to talk about the diplomatic tensions in Latin America after Colombia's cross-border raid into Ecuador.
FARC rebel commander Raul Reyes's death damaged chances of an agreement for the release of Franco-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt and other hostages held by the FARC, the rebel group said. (Story: G.Cragg)