Reigning Miss Universe Paulina Vega, who hails from Colombia, has been facing pressure this week to renounce her title in light of pageant owner and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks about Mexican "rapists." But while she is not prepared to give up her crown, Vega did make her first public statement on the matter Thursday via her Instagram account.
Colombia: The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime found that coca cultivation in Colombia increased by 44% in 2014. Brazil: The Brazilian Congress rejected a bill that would have allowed criminals as young as 16 to be tried as adults and potentially sent to overcrowded adult prisons. Show More Summary
Premier League champions Chelsea agree a season-long loan for Monaco and Colombia striker Radamel Falcao.
Neymar defied the advice of Brazil's staff by opting to approach the referee after his sending off during the Copa America defeat to Colombia. Gilmar Rinaldi, the national team's technical coordinator, warned the Barcelona forward to...Show More Summary
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An explosive device went off in the financial district of Colombia's capital Thursday and wounded seven people, while a second blast in another part in Bogota injured an eighth person.
The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, was "hurtful and unfair" in his comments about Mexican migrants. But Paulina Vega of Colombia says she isn't giving up her crown.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Two small bombs exploded in Bogota, Colombia's capital, on Thursday afternoon, injuring seven, according to the defense minister, who said he would deploy greater numbers of military and police onto the streets in response to the "terrorist doings."
According to authorities, a homemade explosive device was detonated in the Colombian capital of Bogota on Thursday, wounding five.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's government plans to carry out lie detector tests on senior civil servants who allocate contracts to private companies as it tries to clamp down on widespread corruption and embezzlement of public funds.
This week in art news: a number of rock paintings were documented for the first time in Colombia's Chiribiquete national park, David Shrigley designed a mascot for the Partick Thistle football club, and New York's Stonewall Inn received landmark status.
The UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) released its latest report on coca production in Colombia today. Coca production is up 44%. The increase is the biggest in almost a decade and takes coca production back to levels not seen since... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
AC Milan agree a deal to sign Colombia striker Carlos Bacca from Sevilla, subject to passing a medical.
beIN SPORTS reported that the network’s coverage of the 2015 Copa America quarterfinals reached 3.8 million according to the most recent Nielsen Rating. Coverage of the Argentina v. Colombia on beIN SPORTS en Español was the highest rating sports broadcast in … Continue reading ?
A killing machine for Barcelona, Lionel Messi doesn’t always show the same ruthlessness when he’s on international duty. In his early career this led to critics accusing him of feeling lukewarm about La Albiceleste with suggestions being...Show More Summary
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The United States midfield is great, and only because they got a chance to look at Morgan Brian in the quarterfinal. When Lauren Holiday picked up a yellow card against Colombia, it looked like a sizable blow to the United States. They were struggling in that match, looking like they would have a very tough time against China if they got through. Show More Summary
The 2015 Copa America final is set after Argentina's 6-1 win over Paraguay Tuesday night. They will be facing the hosts, Chile, who look to become the first team since Colombia in 2001 to win the tournament as hosts. Argentina and Paraguay...Show More Summary
Sparks will fly on Tuesday evening as Argentina and Paraguay prepare to fight for their place in the 2015 Copa America final. Tournament favourites Argentina overcame the challenge of Colombia, defeating Jose Pekerman's side on penalties...Show More Summary
During a moment of peak tensions between Colombia and Venezuela, Vladimir Putin told the late Hugo Chávez to count on his support if war broke out, according to a new biography of José Mujica, the popular ex-Uruguayan president who was close to his Venezuelan counterpart.Read full article >>