Aug 30, 2016

Peace at last for Colombia

The best hope for peace is an agreement that gives the disarmed and demobilized rebels a genuine voice in Colombian politics.

Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half a century of war

Aug 25, 2016

Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half a century of war

Colombia’s government and the country’s biggest rebel group reached a historic deal Wednesday evening for ending a half-century of hostilities in one of the world’s longest-running and bloodiest armed conflicts. President Juan Manuel Santos hailed the agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ...

Usme strikes twice to lift Columbia to draw with U.S.

Aug 10, 2016

Usme strikes twice to lift Columbia to draw with U.S.

In the first few moments Hope Solo had to reflect following the U.S. team’s 2-2 draw with Colombia on Tuesday, she already had perspective on the two goals that Catalina Usme got past her. “I’ve been around the game long enough to know that ...

Aug 9, 2016

Chinese star weightlifter withdraws with leg cramps

World-record holder Chen Lijun pulled out of the men’s weightlifting 62-kg class because of leg cramps, which opened the class for Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera of Colombia to win gold at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Monday. Chen pulled out during the snatch ...

Nakajima's strike salvages draw against Colombia

Aug 8, 2016

Nakajima's strike salvages draw against Colombia

Shoya Nakajima spared Hiroki Fujiharu’s blushes with a 74th-minute equalizer as Japan came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Colombia on Sunday and keep alive its hopes of progressing to the men’s soccer quarterfinals at the Rio Olympics. Colombia took the lead ...

Aug 6, 2016

Man City announces Moreno signing

Manchester City has completed the signing of 19-year-old Colombia international Marlos Moreno from Atletico Nacional, the Premier League team said on Saturday. Moreno, who has signed a five-year contract with City, now moves to La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna on loan until the ...

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 ...