The country's armed conflict has been used by the Colombian government for decades to systematically deny basic labor and human rights. This crisis disproportionately impacts the Afro-Colombian population. A recent trade union delegation to the nation documented how Afro-Colombians have been excluded from economic growth. Show More Summary
At a swank party at the residence of the Colombian ambassador Thursday night, there were generals and senators, CEOs and governors. There was even a “Mr. President” — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos — on hand to celebrate the 15th anniversary of a landmark aid deal between his country and the United States, as well […]
On Saturday, Colombia reported that over 3,000 pregnant women have been infected with the mosquito-born Zika virus, but despite the warnings that world health organizations have passed on for the past weeks, Brazilian parties pushed through.
When Diane Guerrero, star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin was 14, she returned home to find her house vacant. Her parents and brother, she soon learned, had been deported to Colombia. Now the Colombian actress advocates fiercely for an end to undocumented immigrant deportation. Read more...
By Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) - More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas. Show More Summary
A group of US experts will travel to Colombia next week to help the local health health authorities to control the Zika virus which has already affected over 25,000 people in the country, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said.
More than 25,000 people are infected in Colombia, President Santos says, among them 3,177 are pregnant.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas. The virus has been linked to the devastating birth defect microcephaly, which prevents fetus' brains from developing properly. Show More Summary
The fugitive drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has finally been recaptured after escaping from a Mexican prison. He may end up serving time in a notorious US "supermax" facility. To get an idea of how the elusive and monied drug trafficker operates, it helps to look at an indictment filed against him in a federal court in Florida in 2010. Show More Summary
James Jordan, national Alliance for Global Justice co-coordinator, speaks to Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear regarding the visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to Washington, DC, to meet US President Barack Obama.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos met with President Barack Obama on Thursday to seek support for a historic peace agreement with leftist guerrillas, which would bring an end to his country’s 50-year civil war, and for help combatting the Zika virus. Continue reading ? The post Colombian president sets eyes on post-conflict future appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos meets with President Obama at the White House amid peace talks in his country
Well, this is a bit mean from Guus Hiddink. The Chelsea boss acted unprofessionally at a recent press conference when he made a faux pas about Colombian striker Radamel Falcao. When asked a question about the club’s injury list, Hiddink responded ‘the usual’ were on it before correcting himself, laughing while admitting that he shouldn’t […]
"I have never seen a day of peace in my life," Colombian civil society leaders have told me. As President Juan Manuel Santos visits Washington on February 3 and 4, 2016, there's hope they may see such a day. Talks with the FARC guerrillas are advancing, with agreement on the thorniest issue, transitional justice, reached in December. Show More Summary
Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande smashed China’s transfer fee record Wednesday when they announced a deal to secure Atletico Madrid’s unsettled Colombian striker Jackson Martinez for 42 million euros ($46 million). Martinez, 29, is the latest Europe-based player to move to the cashed-up Chinese Super League and was described as a […]
Atletico Madrid’s recent sale of Jackson Martinez will reportedly fund a summer pursuit of Chelsea striker Diego Costa. According to Luis Aznar of Marca, the money recouped from a deal with Guangzhou Evergrande for the Colombian is around...Show More Summary
The transfer window may be shut, but that’s proving no barrier for journalists to print more high profile transfer rumours. On Tuesday night over in Spain, Atletico Madrid announced that they’d agreed a deal to sell Colombian striker Jackson Martinez to Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande for a fee believed to be 42 million euros. Already at Guangzhou […]
Atletico Madrid bought Jackson Martinez from Porto last summer for a fee believed to be 35 million pounds. On Tuesday night, Atletico Madrid sold the Colombian striker to moneybags Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande for a fee believed to be 42 million euros. Madrid-based newspaper AS have confirmed the move which has shocked the football world. […]
Shakira has won hearts around the world ever since, well, this happened: But the Colombian superstar had a huge career in Latin America before she crossed over to the English-language market and promised fans they'd be together "Whenever,...Show More Summary
Global oil prices will return to growth whether or not Russia and the OPEC member states agree to introduce production cuts, President of the Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP) Francisco Jose Lloreda told Sputnik.