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Colombia under pressure Colombia may have beaten Bolivia on Thursday but it was far from convincing from Jose Pekerman’s side who did not take the lead until the 83rd minute. James Rodriguez bagged the winner, by putting away a saved penalty, to secure a much needed Colombia 1-0 victory in World Cup qualifying. Prior to […]
Venezuelan defense minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez denied Saturday that troops from his country had intruded on Colombian territory. Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday he had complained to his Venezuelan counterpart...Show More Summary
Panama's president on Friday presented a new elite counternarcotics police unit to combat smuggling of increased cocaine production in neighboring Colombia. The Eagle force, as it is called, consists of 300 officers with access to intelligence. Show More Summary
Colombia slammed its neighbor Venezuela on Thursday for what it said was an "unacceptable" incursion by Venezuelan military forces on its territory, and sent troops to secure the area. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said heShow More Summary
A Colombian official said a four-day incursion by Venezuelan troops may have been linked to Colombia's call for elections in the troubled South American nation. Some 60 Venezuelan soldiers crossed … Click to Continue »
Monterrey, Mexico, March 24, 2017 – Colombia and Puerto Rico have joined Mexico and Chile as semifinalists at the U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup following victories over Dominican Republic and Costa Rica, respectively, on Thursday.
With the shambolic FARC peace deal finally in place, the Colombian government is hoping to shift the country's farmers from Colombia's major cash crop: the coca leaves that are refined into the world's cocaine supply. Perhaps with the guerrillas no longer defending the crops they relied on for operating capital, Colombia can put coca behind it. (more…)
A group of about 60 Venezuelan soldiers crossed the border into Colombia this week, set up camp on a banana plantation and flew their national flag for a few days, an incident Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos called “a totally unacceptable” violation of national sovereignty. Santos said Thursday he spoke personally to Venezuelan President Nicolás […]
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will withdraw troops from Colombia's side of the two countries' border, after his soldiers set up camp in the neighboring country, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday.
Colombian soccer announcer Javier Fernández is the world’s greatest sports broadcaster. Here’s James knocking in a penalty rebound for his side’s only goal in Colombia’s win over Bolivia today, as called by “El Cantante del Gol” and complete with the traditional heavy metal goal music. Read more...
Colombia said Thursday it was investigating with "concern" reports that the Venezuelan military had set up a camp on its territory. The news came just months after the two countries started to reopen their borders following a security dispute. Show More Summary
Both Colombia and Bolivia are disappointed with their standing in World Cup qualifying, but only one of them even has a real chance to improve their fortunes. Over the last four months, the teams of CONMEBOL have had plenty of time to assess where they stand in World Cup qualifying, and how to get to where they want to be. Show More Summary
Josleidy Ramirez, a FARC guerrilla, never had a chance to raise the son she gave birth to 15 years ago in the middle of Colombia's civil war. Now, with peace on the horizon, she is four months pregnant and looking forward to the chance to finally be a mom. Show More Summary
The IRT heads to Bogota, Colombia, on Wednesday's episode of Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders to investigate a death that was ruled a suicide, but probably wasn't one. Scratch that, it definitely wasn't one. For one, the deceased, Drew...Show More Summary
The third London International A Cappella Choral Competition at St John's Smith Square runs from 26 June to 1 July 2017, with a total of 16 competing choirs from 11 countries (Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Hungary, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Philippines, India, Indonesia, and the UK). Show More Summary
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Iban de Rementeria, Universidad Central de Chile Colombia’s current peace process is facing numerous challenges. In a country that has suffered the worst impacts of the international drug war, one main dilemma is this: what to do with...Show More Summary
Yours truly in front of a Mayhem backdrop in the basement of Helvete (now Neseblod) in Oslo. As we all know the world of Black Metal is filled with tall tales, rumors, gossip, and folklore, so take this post with a grain of salt the size of Oslo. Show More Summary