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Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century-long war

Aug 25, 2016

Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century-long war

Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel group reached a historic deal on Wednesday evening for ending a half-century of hostilities in one of the world's longest-running and bloodiest armed conflicts. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #peace talks #Colombia #Juan Manuel Santos #FARC #Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia #National Liberation Arm
Colombian government and rebels agree on demobilization plan | Reuters

Aug 06, 2016

Colombian government and rebels agree on demobilization plan | Reuters

HAVANA Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels took another step towards ending more than a half century of conflict on Friday, agreeing on a U.N.-supervised security protocol, timetable and other details for disarming the estimated 9,000 guerrillas. The announcement came after the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government of President Juan Manuel Santos signed in June an historic agreement that stated they had reached deals on all major issues and established a de facto ceasefire and the parameters for the rebels to disarm and rejoin civil society. #United Nations #Government #President #Colombia #editing #united #revolutionary
Rio 2016: Neymar leads Brazil's quest for first football Olympic gold medal

Aug 03, 2016

Rio 2016: Neymar leads Brazil's quest for first football Olympic gold medal

Brazil has barely got over its World Cup disaster and now it is counting on star Neymar to finally deliver a treasured first football Olympic gold medal. #Barcelona #Brazil #Germany #Copa America #Olympics #Borussia Dortmund #Neymar #Colombia #Atlético Madrid #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Rogerio Micale #In the spotlight
1,00,000 Venezuelans cross into Colombia to buy food, medicine

Jul 18, 2016

1,00,000 Venezuelans cross into Colombia to buy food, medicine

Almost 1,00,000 Venezuelans, some of whom drove through the night in caravans, crossed into Colombia over the weekend to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. #Inflation #NewsTracker #Venezuela #Colombia #food shortage in Venezuela
Wales rise above England, Euro 2016 winners Portugal move to sixth in latest FIFA rankings

Jul 14, 2016

Wales rise above England, Euro 2016 winners Portugal move to sixth in latest FIFA rankings

Propelled by an impressive European Championship campaign, Wales climbed 15 places to move into 11th, two places ahead of England, in the FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. #Brazil #France #Copa America #Portugal #FIFA #England #Chile #Italy #Argentina #KickingAround #Belgium #Wales #Colombia #Euro 2016 #FIFA Rankings
Colombia's FARC probing rebel unit's opposition to peace deal | Reuters

Jul 08, 2016

Colombia's FARC probing rebel unit's opposition to peace deal | Reuters

HAVANA A leader of Colombia's FARC rebel group said on Thursday it was investigating why a breakaway unit is opposing a potential peace deal with the government that would end five decades of war. The Armando Rios First Front, a 200-strong FARC guerrilla unit in Colombia's southeastern jungle province of Guaviare, said in a statement on Wednesday that it will not lay down arms or demobilize under a peace accord #Business #Middle East #science #Argentina #Cuba #Colombia
Argentina, Peru seek closer energy ties with Chile | Reuters

Jul 01, 2016

Argentina, Peru seek closer energy ties with Chile | Reuters

FRUTILLAR, Chile Argentine President Mauricio Macri and Peruvian President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski urged their South American counterparts at the Pacific Alliance trade bloc summit on Thursday to deepen energy ties across the region. "Considering the new discoveries we've made in non-traditional energy, as I've discussed with Chile's President (Michelle) Bachelet, I believe the only path forward is to think about a unified energy matrix for Argentina and Chile," Macri told a packed theater in picturesque Frutillar #India #Europe #Paraguay #Peru #Colombia
Third time's a charm: Chile stand in the way of Lionel Messi's Argentina and Copa America title...again

Jun 26, 2016

Third time's a charm: Chile stand in the way of Lionel Messi's Argentina and Copa America title...again

Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said Saturday he has a plan in place to shackle Lionel Messi as the champions prepare to face Argentina in the Copa America. #Lionel Messi #Copa America #Chile #Argentina #Mexico #Colombia #Leo Mesii #Juan Antonio Pizzi
Copa America: United States finish fourth after 1-0 loss to Colombia

Jun 26, 2016

Copa America: United States finish fourth after 1-0 loss to Colombia

Carlos Bacca beat goalkeeper Tim Howard by sliding to poke in a headed cross in the 31st minute, and the US finished fourth in the Copa America with a 1-0 defeat against Colombia #United States #Copa America #KickingAround #Clint Dempsey #Colombia #Tim Howard #Jurgen Klinsmann #Carlos Bacca