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# colombia - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Son of Escobar: 'He had to tell me my real father was a drug lord and my life was in danger'
# Son Of Escobar
# Son Of Escobar

Son of Escobar: 'He had to tell me my real father was a drug lord and my life was in danger'

Aug 8th 2020, 9:30 PM 51,075 Views 13 Comments

The first biological son of Pablo Escobar, who was adopted by an intelligence agent as an infant, has shared the story of his unusual life in a new book released this week.

# colombia - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

11 dead and six missing after helicopter crash in southeast Colombia
# Helicopter Crash
# Helicopter Crash

11 dead and six missing after helicopter crash in southeast Colombia

Jul 21st 2020, 10:18 PM 18,349 Views 1 Comment

The Blackhawk helicopter was carrying 17 military personnel when it went down.

# colombia - Friday 13 September, 2019

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit
# Emilio Archila
# Emilio Archila

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit

Sep 13th 2019, 1:56 PM 4,848 Views 4 Comments

Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, is visiting Dublin today.

# colombia - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon
# Amazon Fires
# Amazon Fires

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon

Sep 7th 2019, 1:04 PM 74,557 Views 16 Comments

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro did not travel to Leticia, citing doctors’ orders.

# colombia - Friday 30 August, 2019

Colombian troops kill nine FARC dissidents in raid after peace deal rejection
# Colombia
# Colombia

Colombian troops kill nine FARC dissidents in raid after peace deal rejection

Aug 30th 2019, 10:44 PM 10,935 Views 4 Comments

President Ivan Duque said he has authorised the raid on the dissidents.

# colombia - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Former Colombian rebels announce return to arms despite 2016 peace agreement
# FARC
# FARC

Former Colombian rebels announce return to arms despite 2016 peace agreement

Aug 29th 2019, 10:45 PM 15,470 Views 14 Comments

FARC fighters criticised the peace agreement in a video posted on Youtube.

# colombia - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Quintana wins stage 18 as Alaphilippe maintains Tour de France lead with phenomenal descent
# Riding Solo
From The42
# Riding Solo

Quintana wins stage 18 as Alaphilippe maintains Tour de France lead with phenomenal descent

Jul 25th 2019, 4:36 PM 5,845 Views 18 Comments

GC leader Alaphilippe showcased incredible endurance over three Category 1 climbs.

# colombia - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Alexis Sanchez sends Chile through on penalties against Colombia
# Copa America
From The42
# Copa America

Alexis Sanchez sends Chile through on penalties against Colombia

Jun 29th 2019, 9:12 AM 12,167 Views 8 Comments

The defending champions will face either Uruguay or Peru in a semi-final in midweek.

# colombia - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

James Rodriguez could be on his way to Serie A
# Option
From The42
# Option

James Rodriguez could be on his way to Serie A

Jun 19th 2019, 9:33 PM 11,577 Views 5 Comments

Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is hopeful of signing the star, but will move for Hirving Lozano should a deal fail.

# colombia - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Colombia's Martinez and Zapata stun Messi's Argentina at Copa
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Colombia's Martinez and Zapata stun Messi's Argentina at Copa

Jun 16th 2019, 9:35 AM 8,910 Views 5 Comments

Argentina were upstaged by their Colombian counterparts, who made a winning start in Group B.

# colombia - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia

Jun 8th 2019, 11:59 AM 9,902 Views 74 Comments

The country is suffering from shortages of food, medicine and other essentials.

# colombia - Monday 6 May, 2019

'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'
# Crisis
# Crisis

'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'

May 6th 2019, 10:00 PM 37,490 Views 39 Comments

Amanda Coakley interviews Venezuelans in Cali, Colombia

# colombia - Monday 22 April, 2019

The young Venezuelan migrants trying to make their way in a troubled Colombia
# Crisis
# Crisis

The young Venezuelan migrants trying to make their way in a troubled Colombia

Apr 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 15,990 Views 16 Comments

Amanda Coakley reports from Bogotá.

# colombia - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Opinion: In Colombia indigenous protests follow communities being displaced and leaders murdered
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: In Colombia indigenous protests follow communities being displaced and leaders murdered

Apr 20th 2019, 7:30 PM 10,275 Views 3 Comments

Thousands of indigenous people have attended a minga -a collective action for the common good – in defence of life, writes Kieran Duffy.

# colombia - Friday 19 April, 2019

Economic and political instability in Venezuela threatens Colombia’s fragile peace
# Simon Cumbers
# Simon Cumbers

Economic and political instability in Venezuela threatens Colombia’s fragile peace

Apr 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,064 Views 9 Comments

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo was keen to defend his government’s desire for modifications to The Special Jurisdiction for Peace tribunal (JEP).

# colombia - Sunday 24 February, 2019

At least two people die and over 300 hurt as Venezuela border standoff turns deadly
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

At least two people die and over 300 hurt as Venezuela border standoff turns deadly

Feb 24th 2019, 8:08 AM 10,595 Views 47 Comments

Opposition leader Juan Guaido and his supporters attempted to bring humanitarian aid across the border.

# colombia - Friday 22 February, 2019

Richard Branson concert to be held on Venezuelan border with Colombia as standoff over aid intensifies
# Venezuela Live Aid
# Venezuela Live Aid

Richard Branson concert to be held on Venezuelan border with Colombia as standoff over aid intensifies

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:36 AM 14,459 Views 36 Comments

The concert, dubbed Venezuela Live Aid, aims to raise $100 million.

# colombia - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers

Feb 17th 2019, 7:35 AM 8,984 Views 29 Comments

US aid has already arrived on the Colombian border as the country deals with a political crisis.

# colombia - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Ex-Man United assistant Queiroz has a new international management job
# Friend Of Fergie
From The42
# Friend Of Fergie

Ex-Man United assistant Queiroz has a new international management job

Feb 7th 2019, 10:57 PM 8,650 Views 1 Comment

The 65-year-old has penned a five-year contract with Colombia.

# colombia - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Colombia-themed bar in Paris where waiters wear bullet-proof vests accused of glamorising drug trade
# Medellín
# Medellín

Colombia-themed bar in Paris where waiters wear bullet-proof vests accused of glamorising drug trade

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 PM 45,031 Views 14 Comments

Medellin opened last November near the Champs-Elysees.

# colombia - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Would you pay more for ethically sourced cocaine?
# Column
# Column

Would you pay more for ethically sourced cocaine?

Nov 24th 2018, 4:45 PM 28,954 Views 70 Comments

Because cocaine is illegal, if people choose to use it they have little choice but to indirectly support organised crime and human trafficking, experts argue.

# colombia - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'
# Human Rights Defenders
# Human Rights Defenders

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Sep 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,053 Views 10 Comments

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

# colombia - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Colombian police say threats against dogs happen on 'daily basis' as top canine put in protection
# Line Of Fire
# Line Of Fire

Colombian police say threats against dogs happen on 'daily basis' as top canine put in protection

Aug 4th 2018, 4:00 PM 13,359 Views 7 Comments

German Shepherd Sombra was taken off the front line after a €7k bounty was placed on her head.

# colombia - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Colombian president who negotiated FARC deal to get Tipperary peace award
# Juan Manuel Santos
# Juan Manuel Santos

Colombian president who negotiated FARC deal to get Tipperary peace award

Aug 1st 2018, 1:42 PM 7,332 Views 20 Comments

The award recognises the efforts of Santos in bringing peace to Colombia.

# colombia - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF
# Economic Crisis
# Economic Crisis

Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF

Jul 24th 2018, 12:06 PM 24,174 Views 85 Comments

The South American nation is in the midst of a five-year economic crisis.

# colombia - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'Colombia are probably the dirtiest team I've ever come up against'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'Colombia are probably the dirtiest team I've ever come up against'

Jul 5th 2018, 11:10 PM 10,285 Views 9 Comments

John Stones began his career in the Football League with Barnsley but has never experienced antics such as Colombia’s in Moscow.

Sterling proud of England for refusing to rise to Colombia's 'silly' antics
# Sterling Effort
From The42
# Sterling Effort

Sterling proud of England for refusing to rise to Colombia's 'silly' antics

Jul 5th 2018, 2:16 PM 5,043 Views 20 Comments

“They were trying to do everything they could to get into our heads but we kept cool heads.”

Fifa rebukes Maradona's 'inappropriate' referee claims
# El Diez
From The42
# El Diez

Fifa rebukes Maradona's 'inappropriate' referee claims

Jul 5th 2018, 9:03 AM 4,320 Views 0 Comments

The Argentina great said Colombia were victims of a “monumental theft” against England.

# colombia - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'Yesterday was a massive milestone for us as a group because we hadn't won a knockout game for so long'
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

'Yesterday was a massive milestone for us as a group because we hadn't won a knockout game for so long'

Jul 4th 2018, 10:53 PM 6,070 Views 15 Comments

Eric Dier is confident that the defeat to Iceland at Euro 2016 can be consigned to memory.

Colombia victims of 'monumental theft' in England defeat, claims Maradona
# Injustice
From The42
# Injustice

Colombia victims of 'monumental theft' in England defeat, claims Maradona

Jul 4th 2018, 2:43 PM 14,283 Views 27 Comments

England reached the World Cup quarter-finals after beating Colombia on penalties.

'We did not to deserve to lose, we have done more than England'
# Russia 2018
From The42
# Russia 2018

'We did not to deserve to lose, we have done more than England'

Jul 4th 2018, 11:32 AM 9,172 Views 14 Comments

Colombia defender Yerry Mina said his side deserved a place in the World Cup quarter-finals.

'I don't want to go home yet' - Southgate and England dreaming of World Cup glory
# Marching On
From The42
# Marching On

'I don't want to go home yet' - Southgate and England dreaming of World Cup glory

Jul 4th 2018, 8:03 AM 8,064 Views 20 Comments

Well, he’s not coming home without bringing football….

# colombia - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

As it happened: Colombia vs England, World Cup last 16
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Colombia vs England, World Cup last 16

Jul 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 74,204 Views 104 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as England and Colombia clashed at the Spartak Stadium.

Southgate confident there'll be no repeat of Iceland shambles
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

Southgate confident there'll be no repeat of Iceland shambles

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 4,357 Views 10 Comments

England take on Colombia at Spartak Stadium on Tuesday with a place in the World Cup quarter-finals at stake

# colombia - Monday 2 July, 2018

England don't 'frighten' us - Colombia goalkeeper Ospina
# Bring It On
From The42
# Bring It On

England don't 'frighten' us - Colombia goalkeeper Ospina

Jul 2nd 2018, 11:11 AM 5,706 Views 9 Comments

The goalkeeper knows his side come up against a strong Three Lions team in the World Cup last-16 but is confident of getting a good result.

# colombia - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Colombia receive positive James Rodriguez update ahead of England clash
# He's Got Fluid
From The42
# He's Got Fluid

Colombia receive positive James Rodriguez update ahead of England clash

Jun 30th 2018, 11:03 PM 7,647 Views 7 Comments

Rodriguez has not suffered a muscle tear and retains a chance of figuring in Colombia’s last-16 clash.

'We're not the favourites, we're playing against the country that invented football'
# Yellow Fever
From The42
# Yellow Fever

'We're not the favourites, we're playing against the country that invented football'

Jun 30th 2018, 5:10 PM 9,776 Views 9 Comments

Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez believes “small details” will determine the outcome of their clash with England.

# colombia - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Last-16 meeting with Colombia is England's 'biggest game for a decade', says Southgate
# Three Lions
From The42
# Three Lions

Last-16 meeting with Colombia is England's 'biggest game for a decade', says Southgate

Jun 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 7,623 Views 28 Comments

England will take on Colombia in the knockout stages of the World Cup on Tuesday.

# colombia - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Japan defeat 10-man Colombia following third-minute red card to take command of Group H
# Winning Start
From The42
# Winning Start

Japan defeat 10-man Colombia following third-minute red card to take command of Group H

Jun 19th 2018, 2:57 PM 10,415 Views 8 Comments

Goals from Shinji Kagawa and Yuya Osako saw Japan upset the 2014 quarter-finalists on Tuesday.

# colombia - Monday 18 June, 2018

'Time to build real change': Conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia presidency
# Colombia
# Colombia

'Time to build real change': Conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia presidency

Jun 18th 2018, 7:19 AM 7,961 Views 13 Comments

Duque has already pledged “corrections” to the 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels.

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