Ten years ago, the idea that Colombia would become a burgeoning hub for any dynamic industry beyond its notorious drug trade would have struck most observers as far-fetched. As recently as the turn of the century, conventional wisdom had it that the tropical, Andean nation was on the verge of becoming a failed state. Read More
A photo has been leaked on the Internet featuring a photo of Colombia’s home shirt for 2015?s Copa America. Given the success of Colombia in the 2014 World Cup as well as their passionate supporters around the world, their 2014 … Continue reading ? Colombia 2015 Copa America Home And Away Shirts: Leaked [PHOTOS] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
That's the only conclusion that can be drawn from his column denouncing President Obama's agreement with China on restricted emissions as a "swindle." Krauthammer is upset that China would be allowed to continue increasing emissionsShow More Summary
Sharon Stone 'devastated' after nephew's overdose death, drunk man arrested driving stolen bulldozer, and U.S. sanctions Colombia soccer team over drug ties.
An 11-year-old girl is in critical condition after doctors removed from her stomach 104 cocaine-filled capsules her father made her swallow to smuggle drugs to Europe, police in Colombia say. Officers are hunting for the girl's father, who was seen on closed circuit television rushing into an emergency room in...
Countries assisting peace talks between Colombia's government and leftist rebels said Wednesday night that an agreement had been reached to free a general whose capture jeopardized the negotiations.
In January, 2013, Rodrigo Diaz, a Gwinnett Tech student from Colombia, was going skating in suburban Atlanta with his girlfriend and three of their friends. They had one last person to pick up, and as they pulled into the driveway of...Show More Summary
My thoughts from the U.S. national team’s 2-1 defeat to Colombia at Craven Cottage in London: 1. Playing friendlies are like driving on the Beltway on the weekend: same vehicles, concentration required, but less congestion and road rage. 2. There are stadium nicknames better than Craven Cottage (Saprissa’s “Purple Monster,” for instance), but few original […]
Will President Santos's hopes of succeeding where his predecessors failed, be derailed by military official's abduction?
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The United States got on the board in the 10th minute in London, but Colombia were good enough in the final half-hour to steal a 2-1 win. Much to the relief of the clubs of European-based players on the United States and Colombia, the two sides are playing their international friendly in London on Friday. Show More Summary
We all develop passions early in life that shape who we are. My love for soccer, or as we call it in my native Colombia, futbol, was a powerful force in my youth. For me, futbol was not just about kicking a ball into a goal, but about the power of community. In futbol, I was a member of a community that shared the same passions: an obsessive discipline to … Read more »
Colombia’s FARC guerrillas confirmed Tuesday that they are holding a missing general whose kidnapping caused the government to suspend peace talks aimed at ending the country’s 50-year-old conflict. In a statement datelined from the Colombian mountains and published on the FARC website,...
Orange Is the New Black star Diane Guerrero broke down into tears while recounting her parents' deportation back to Colombia during a recent interview on CNN. The actress, who plays Maritza Ramos in the hit Netflix series, was just 14 when her parents and older brother Eddie were suddenly taken away while she was at school. Show More Summary
TALKS between Colombia’s government and the leftist FARC guerrilla army have not been easy. Knotty problems, such as disarmament and reparations for victims of the 50-year-long civil war, were far from being resolved. But there had been progress and talks were set to continue. Show More Summary
Two of the 2014 World Cup's most impressive sides meet at Craven Cottage on Friday as USA and Colombia go head-to-head in an international friendly. Both sides impressed greatly in the summer with the USA getting out of a tough group...Show More Summary
Since taking over as head coach for the USMNT in July of 2011, Jurgen Klinsmann has made a point of scheduling tough opponents for international friendlies. He’s scheduled Italy in Genoa, France in Paris, Mexico at Azteca, Belgium in Brussels … Continue reading ? USA vs Colombia Preview: Countries to Battle it Out in London is a post from World Soccer Talk.
The U.S. Men's National Team will face Colombia and Ireland without longtime stars Clint Dempsey, Landon Donovan, Michael Bradley, and Tim Howard. Here's who to keep an eye on in their absence.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a Marxist terror group based in that nation and partially bankrolled by the government of Cuba, is richer than Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and Boko Haram combined, according to a Forbes ranking of the world's richest terrorist organizations. Show More Summary
The United States men’s national team will face off with Colombia on Friday in international friendly play in what promises to be a thrilling affair. The two sides will meet up at Craven Cottage, and fans of both sides are already talking...Show More Summary