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Shaken by deportations, Colombians in Venezuela fret for future| Reuters

Aug 27, 2015

Shaken by deportations, Colombians in Venezuela fret for future| Reuters

CARACAS Shaken by the deportation of over a thousand compatriots, Venezuela's roughly 5 million Colombians are grappling with whether to stay on in the crisis-hit country that has become increasingly unlivable. Many were economic migrants lured by an oil-fuel boomed that earned the OPEC country the nickname 'Saudi Venezuela' in the 1970s, while others fled Colombia's half-century guerrilla war #United States #Middle East #markets #Crime #Argentina #Latin America #Colombia
Helicopter accident kills 16 police officers in Colombia| Reuters

Aug 05, 2015

Helicopter accident kills 16 police officers in Colombia| Reuters

BOGOTA Sixteen policemen died on Tuesday when a helicopter likely crashed into the side of mountain in a wooded region of northwestern Colombia, Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas said. The U.S.-made UH-60 Black Hawk may have crashed because of bad weather or a mechanical failure while taking part in a counter-narcotics operation in the department of Antioquia some 450 km northeast (280 miles) of the capital, Bogota. #United States #India #markets #Latin America #Colombia #opinion
Eleven Colombian military personnel killed in plane crash| Reuters

Aug 01, 2015

Eleven Colombian military personnel killed in plane crash| Reuters

BOGOTA Eleven Colombian military personnel were killed on Friday when their transport plane suffered motor failure and crashed in the northern province of Cesar, killing all on board, according to a statement from the Air Force. #United States #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Colombia
Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Panama-Colombia border, no reports of damage| Reuters

Jul 29, 2015

Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Panama-Colombia border, no reports of damage| Reuters

A magnitude 5.9 quake struck the forested Panama-Colombia border on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. #Business #United States #Europe #United Kingdom #Foreign policy #author #Colombia
Colombia to unearth 'world's largest urban mass grave' - official| Reuters

Jul 17, 2015

Colombia to unearth 'world's largest urban mass grave' - official| Reuters

MEDELLIN, Colombia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For the past seven years, Luz Elena Galeano has been searching for her husband who was last seen being forced off a bus by armed men in the Colombian city of Medellin. Her quest to find her husband, and father of her two children, could soon be over. Colombian authorities have announced work will begin on July 27 to unearth what they say is the world's largest urban mass grave, located in a garbage tip in a sprawling mountainside slum known as Comuna 13 in western Medellin. #Business #Technology #Middle East #science #Crime #Argentina #Colombia
Copa America: Redemption for Tevez as Argentina edge Colombia in penalty shoot-out

Jun 27, 2015

Copa America: Redemption for Tevez as Argentina edge Colombia in penalty shoot-out

Carlos Tevez fired Argentina into the semi-finals of the Copa America here Friday, scoring the decisive spot-kick as the tournament favourites defeated Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out. #Sports #football #Argentina #KickingAround #Colombia #David Ospina #Carlos Tevez. Copa America
'Miracle' mom and baby survive five days in Colombian jungle after plane crash

Jun 26, 2015

'Miracle' mom and baby survive five days in Colombian jungle after plane crash

The memory of Maria Nelly Murillo's mother and her own maternal instinct kept her going for five days as she fought to save her baby after their plane crashed in the Colombian jungle #World #NewsTracker #Plane crash #Colombia #baby #survivors
Women's World Cup: USA outclass Colombia, England fight back to beat Norway

Jun 23, 2015

Women's World Cup: USA outclass Colombia, England fight back to beat Norway

The United States moved into the Women's World Cup quarter-finals on Monday with a 2-0 win over Colombia as England fought back to beat former winners Norway 2-1 to book their last eight spot. #Sports #football #FIFA #England #USA #Norway #Women's World Cup #KickingAround #Colombia
Neymar does a Zidane: Watch Brazilian star get a red card for headbutt in Copa America

Jun 18, 2015

Neymar does a Zidane: Watch Brazilian star get a red card for headbutt in Copa America

Brazil superstar Neymar was sent off as the five-time world champions crashed to a 1-0 Copa America defeat against Colombia here on Wednesday. #Brazil #Copa America #SportsTracker #Neymar #Colombia #defeat
Copa America: Neymar saves Brazil the blushes; Venezuela shock Colombia

Jun 15, 2015

Copa America: Neymar saves Brazil the blushes; Venezuela shock Colombia

Neymar headed in a fifth-minute equaliser before creating a goal for team-mate Douglas Costa deep into stoppage time to seal Brazil's 11th consecutive victory since last year's World Cup. #Sports #Brazil #football #Venezuela #Copa America #Peru #KickingAround #Colombia #Neymay