Colombia coca farmers stand by their product

Jul 7, 2016

Colombia coca farmers stand by their product

In bright green Andean mountains wrapped in clouds, a country family produces the coca paste that is used to make cocaine at a humble home in territory controlled by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or the FARC. The family head explained the process, ...

Jun 19, 2016

Colombian farmer investigated in killings of 20 people

Colombian authorities say that a farmer being investigated for the disappearance of a woman has confessed to killing 20 people, including his wife and two children as well as missing person. The Attorney General’s Office says the man was arrested at his farm in ...

Jun 7, 2016

Injury bothering Colombia's Rodriquez

Colombia star James Rodriguez could miss his nation’s Copa America match on Tuesday against Paraguay. Coach Jose Pekerman said Monday that Rodriguez hurt his left shoulder in a 2-0 victory over the United States to open the tournament. But he added that the availability ...

May 30, 2016

Mitsui to deliver Colombia's first LNG shipment

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Mitsui & Co. has been chosen to deliver Colombia’s first cargo of liquefied natural gas later this year as the country prepares to place a floating import terminal into service, according to the terminal’s developer. Mitsui will send the cargo to the gas storage ...

U.S., Colombia move against alleged big money laundering family in Panama

May 6, 2016

U.S., Colombia move against alleged big money laundering family in Panama

Authorities have arrested a prominent Panama businessman and dismantled an empire of banking, real estate and retail businesses that the U.S. says were part of a top worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers. The coordinated operation was announced Thursday as the U.S. Treasury Department ...

Apr 28, 2016

Antlers, Colombian squad to square off in Suruga Bank Championship

Kashima Antlers will take on Copa Sudamericana champion Santa Fe of Colombia in the Suruga Bank Championship this summer, the Japan Football Association announced Thursday. Santa Fe defeated Argentina’s Huracan on penalties after a 0-0 aggregate draw over two legs in December, setting up ...