Excerpts from the most popular segments of an interview with the writer William Ospina on history, perception, and cultural identity in Colombia and Latin America.
In the course of researching where I wanted to go in Colombia, the place I looked forward to visiting most was the Guajira Peninsula, a vast, arid desert that juts out into the Caribbean Sea like a fisted forearm.
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao equals Colombia's national goals record by scoring in a 3-1 win over Kuwait.
Radamel Falcao scored a second-half penalty as Colombia defeated Kuwait 3-1 in an international friendly Monday evening at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The South Americans went ahead through Abel Aguilar's well-taken volley in the 22nd minute, but Kuwait drew level on the stroke of half-time as Mesaed Al Enzi bundled in from a corner. Show More Summary
It was only a penalty, but Radamel Falcao got another confidence booster on Monday as he scored for Colombia in their friendly match against Kuwait. Added to the two goals he scored against Bahrain on Thursday, it should mean that Manchester United will be getting a happier striker when "El Tigre" returns from the Middle East. Show More Summary
Radamel Falcao has enjoyed this international break, putting his club struggles to one side temporarily, and playing with some joyful abandon for his native Colombia. Falcao scored two against Bahrain last week, and grabbed Colombia’s third in their 3-1 friendly win over Kuwait tonight. El Tigre scored from the spot – emphatically – blasting the […]
It is not a huge secret that Jeb Bush has a pretty decent command of the Spanish language. And now, thanks to the New York Times, we also know he’s also good at guessing the Latin American country where a person is from based … Continue reading ?
The company's founder is from Colombia, which is home to a growing number of call centers. He saw that call centers were tough places to work, and he wondered how technology could make them better.
All times are Eastern Monday Friendly, Colombia vs. Kuwait noon beIN Sports (English) U-21 friendly, England vs. Germany 2:45 p.m. Fox Soccer Plus, foxsoccer2go.com Friendly, Macedonia vs. Australia 2:50 p.m. beIN Sports (English & Spanish) Tuesday Friendly, Switzerland vs. United States noon Fox Sports 1, UniMas, Univision Deportes, Fox Sports Go Friendly, Estonia vs. […]
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao could be moving to Serie A giants Juventus next season, according to Italian agent Giovanni Branchini. The Colombia international was rumoured to be close to joining the Bianconeri before United...Show More Summary
An investigative report highlighted problems within federal agents, especially the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), when visiting Colombia and other places where prostitution is a large part of the local economy. As Fox News reported: “The findings of the four-year review, issued Thursday by the Department of Justice inspector general, found 26 cases involving the solicitation […]
Thousands are flocking to see what they claim is the face of Jesus that appeared on a hillside in a small town in southern Colombia, close to the border with Ecuador. According to the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo, believers have declared...Show More Summary
Juan Cuadrado isn’t getting much of a look in at Chelsea. But at least the Colombia star knows that his opinion and input is valued when he goes away with the national team. Even when it comes to methods of tying your laces. This Adidas promotion basically shows Cuadrado and teammate Pablo Armero giving fans […]
Not only did they attend parties where they were offered the services of prostitutes in Colombia. But, we’re learning today that the parties DEA agents attended there were funded by the very drug cartels they were supposed to be investigating. Now there are calls in Washington for big changes within the agency.
The Department of Justice released a report on Thursday slamming the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for throwing "sex parties" with sex workers hired by Colombian drug cartels. Sounds like a real conflict of interest. Read more...
The independent report, claiming that US soldiers sexually abused at least 54 children in Colombia between 2003 and 2007, did not receive coverage from major news outlets in the United States.
Promises are not to be broken in Colombia, evidently. A female Colombian journalist, Alejandra Omana Ruiz, promised that if her team got promoted to the top division, she would pose naked for her magazine, Soho. Her team Deportivo Cucuta are a bit of a yo-yo club, and have been swinging between the 1st and 2nd divisions […]
Secret Service agents: not the only government men letting it all hang loose in Colombia. Turns out their DEA brothers from another budget also have a habit of flying south for a little DCP&P (drug cartel parties and prostitutes). Read more...
DEA supervisors in Colombia were reportedly aware of the parties and received complaints from building managers about the noise they emitted.
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao scores twice as Colombia thrash Bahrain in an international friendly.