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#Colombia

# colombia - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'As Ireland prepares for its referendum, I'm in the middle of another divisive campaign'

On 27 May Colombians will go to the polls in the first round of a presidential election, writes Kieran Duffy.

# colombia - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Vet who injected liquid heroin into puppies to smuggle drugs into US extradited

His arrest comes after a 12-year investigation.

# colombia - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley

The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.

# colombia - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# colombia - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From The42 Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact' Spilt Milk

Chilean FA will not report Peru and Colombia for alleged World Cup 'pact'

The last five minutes in Lima saw Radamel Falcao hold veiled talks with Colombia’s rivals during their 1-1 draw.

# colombia - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From The42 Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder Oh Dear This post contains videos

Alexis Sanchez won't be at the World Cup after Arsenal team-mate's bizarre blunder

Colombia’s David Ospina parried an indirect set-piece into his own net, which earned a point for Peru.

# colombia - Monday 11 September, 2017

Pope Francis has a black eye after falling in his popemobile

The 266th pope was on the final leg of his visit to Colombia when he was injured.

# colombia - Friday 25 August, 2017

'We are all coming to the same conclusion – prohibitive drug laws harm'

The people who used basuco in Bogota have similar issues to those here who use crack cocaine, writes Tony Duffin.

# colombia - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'A huge rise': Colombia produced 866 metric tonnes of cocaine last year

Over 145,000 hectares of coca were cultivated last year.

# colombia - Monday 26 June, 2017

At least six dead and 31 missing after Colombian tourist boat sinks

Regional authorities said the boat was carrying 170 people.

# colombia - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Colombian bin man finds book in garbage. 20 years on, he has library with 25,000 discarded books

From his first find of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, Jose Alberto Gutierrez has amassed thousands of books.

# colombia - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From The42 Pique blames the media after being subjected to whistles by Spain fans Boo Boys This post contains videos

Pique blames the media after being subjected to whistles by Spain fans

The Barcelona defender is angry with the press, while Radamel Falcao became Colombia’s all-time record goalscorer in last night’s game.

# colombia - Monday 3 April, 2017

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb

The deadly landslide, which struck late on Friday evening, resulted from days of heavy rains.

# colombia - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Garda criticism, migrants at Rosslare port and Dublin drivers ranked the worst in the country…

President Higgins extends sympathy to Colombia as mudslide death toll tops 200

Hundreds more are injured or missing.

# colombia - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'Under the mud I am sure there are more': Mudslides kill 112 people in Colombia

The incident was triggered by intense rains.

# colombia - Sunday 12 February, 2017

# colombia - Sunday 5 February, 2017

An Irishman in Colombia: 'It's worth remembering the Good Friday agreement has acted as an inspiration'

While it will take many years before Colombia reaches a lasting peace, the country is inspired by Northern Ireland, writes Kieran Duffy.

# colombia - Monday 26 December, 2016

Chapecoense tragedy: Plane was low on fuel when it crashed, say investigators

That’s according to a preliminary report released by investigators today.

# colombia - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'A gift from heaven' - Colombian President receives Nobel Peace Prize

A revised FARC deal was approved by Colombia’s Congress last week.

# colombia - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Bodies of victims of plane crash which wiped out football team flown back to Brazil

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino canceled a trip to Australia to attend the funeral.

# colombia - Friday 2 December, 2016

Bolivia shuts down airline after Colombian plane crash

The bodies of 64 Brazilians, five Bolivians, and a Venezuelan national are being flown back home today.

# colombia - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'It's hard to keep going' - Fans flock to stadiums to mourn Chapecoense football team

Fans gathered at stadiums on the hour the team were due to play their cup match.

Peace at last: Colombia ratifies deal with FARC rebels

The voting public rejected an earlier peace deal in an October referendum.

# colombia - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'Total failure, electric and fuel' - Frantic audio between pilot and controllers before fatal air crash LMI 2933 This post contains videos

'Total failure, electric and fuel' - Frantic audio between pilot and controllers before fatal air crash

Investigators aren’t ruling anything out, but a lack of fuel could well have caused the crash.

Plane that crashed killing 71 people 'may have run out of fuel'

A Brazilian soccer team was among the passengers onboard the plane.

# colombia - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

What we know so far about the plane crash that killed a Brazilian football team

More than 70 people have died in the crash.

# colombia - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

# colombia - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From The42 Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims Blackout This post contains videos

Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims

A delicious free-kick from Lionel Messi had helped the Albiceleste to a much-needed win over Colombia.

# colombia - Friday 7 October, 2016

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the President of Colombia Civil War This post contains videos

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the President of Colombia

Juan Manuel Santos has won for his efforts to broker a civil war peace deal.

# colombia - Monday 3 October, 2016

Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit

There was a lot to stomach in a Yes vote for a people caused so much pain over the past five decades, writes Michael Sheils McNamee from Medellin.

After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels

Both sides are, however, insisting that peace will prevail.

# colombia - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence

Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.

# colombia - Friday 9 September, 2016

Scuba divers survive 48 hours stranded at sea in shark-infested waters

The two men were part of a group of five divers enjoying themselves off the island of Malpelo when a current swept them out into the open Pacific.

# colombia - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Fifty years of conflict in Colombia summed up in five key points

Here are the important points you should know about Colombia’s recent deadly history.

# colombia - Monday 29 August, 2016

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold

Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.

# colombia - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Historic peace deal reached to put an end to world's longest-running war

Over the past 50 years civil war in Colombia has killed 260,000 people.

# colombia - Thursday 23 June, 2016

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today

Colombia and FARC rebels have agreed a peace deal.

# colombia - Saturday 18 June, 2016

'I love him so much' - James Rodriguez praises David Ospina's Colombia heroics

The Real Madrid playmaker was full of praise for his teammate and brother-in-law after his penalty save against Peru on Friday night.

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