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#Colombia

# colombia - Thursday 5 May, 2016

From The42 Falcao's struggles continue as he fails to make 40-man Colombia squad for Copa America Left Out

Falcao's struggles continue as he fails to make 40-man Colombia squad for Copa America

It’s been a tough couple of years for the country’s joint top-scorer.

# colombia - Sunday 6 March, 2016

The rebels sleeping with weapons and falling in love in Colombia's jungle

Peace looms for this generation of Farc fighters, with a ceasefire appearing closer than ever.

# colombia - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Doctors say upsurge in sometimes fatal paralysis condition may be linked to Zika

Cases of Guillain-Barre are on the rise in the countries hardest hit by the virus.

# colombia - Thursday 31 December, 2015

This is the most densely populated town in the world

If you don’t like your neighbours, tough.

# colombia - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Eamon Gilmore has been given a job helping the peace process in Colombia

Gilmore was first elected as a TD in 1989.

# colombia - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Two crew members on Tom Cruise film killed in plane crash

The pilot and owner of the plane were killed.

# colombia - Monday 7 September, 2015

From The42 Prepare to feel old... René Higuita's 'Scorpion Kick' is now 20-years old Scorpion King

Prepare to feel old... René Higuita's 'Scorpion Kick' is now 20-years old

Time flies much like the Colombian keeper.

# colombia - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From The42 A year has passed since James Rodriguez smashed in this gift to football Perfect 10

A year has passed since James Rodriguez smashed in this gift to football

Because in-off-the-bar goals are the best goals.

# colombia - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From The42 France denied a penalty despite the most obvious handball in football history Controversy

France denied a penalty despite the most obvious handball in football history

Thierry Henry would’ve been proud of that one.

# colombia - Monday 30 March, 2015

From The42 Falcao has just equalled Colombia's all-time record with 3 goals from his last 2 games Confidence Boost

Falcao has just equalled Colombia's all-time record with 3 goals from his last 2 games

The Manchester United striker was all smiles again as he scored in Colombia’s 3-1 win over Kuwait.

# colombia - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 Are you watching LvG? Out-of-sorts Falcao scores twice on international duty with Colombia On Target

# colombia - Sunday 22 March, 2015

The Irish fight for human rights in Colombia

Colombia has over 5,000 political prisoners, many of them jailed on sweeping charges of “rebellion”.

# colombia - Saturday 21 March, 2015

More than five tonnes of cocaine stopped en route to US

The boat carrying the drugs was stopped near Costa Rica

# colombia - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

The IRA, the US and Colombia's 50 years of violence

Peace talks between the Bogota government and FARC rebels have been under way since 2012.

# colombia - Monday 5 January, 2015

Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory RUN

Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory

One person was reportedly injured in the blast

# colombia - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The42 Faustino Asprilla forced to flee Colombia after gang's death threats Extortion

Faustino Asprilla forced to flee Colombia after gang's death threats

‘I’m forced to leave by the back door of my own town,’ said the former Newcastle United striker.

# colombia - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Husbands use rape 'as a way of teaching their wives to shut up'

Rape in Colombia is a strategy of war.

Living in Colombia: 'Water is a luxury that only some can afford to pay for'

Fergal Browne talks to displaced women in Bogotá about everyday life, conflict and their future hopes.

When death threats are real: 'They are not playing... but I'm not going to shut up'

Meet the women who stood up to the paramilitaries – and will continue to fight.

# colombia - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The42 VIDEO: Watch Falcao's brilliant headed goal on Colombia return RODNEY FALCO

VIDEO: Watch Falcao's brilliant headed goal on Colombia return

The striker, on loan at Manchester United, was making his first start for his country in nearly a year as he helped them to beat El Salvador 3-0 in a New York friendly.

# colombia - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Eleven people killed by lightning in freak accident

Fifteen others were injured at the remote mountainous area.

# colombia - Friday 3 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman uses potato as contraceptive, grows roots in her vagina Starch Raving Mad

Woman uses potato as contraceptive, grows roots in her vagina

Happy National Potato Day!

# colombia - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Colombian women's cycling team are causing a stir with their unusual kit Never Nude

The Colombian women's cycling team are causing a stir with their unusual kit

They’re not naked. They just LOOK naked.

# colombia - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The42 Arsenal confirm signing of Colombian 'keeper Ospina from Nice Transfer

Arsenal confirm signing of Colombian 'keeper Ospina from Nice

The 25-year-old will compete with Wojciech Szczęsny for a place in the Gunners’ first team.

# colombia - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The42 Analysis: 3 talking points from Brazil's 2-1 win over Colombia Water Cooler

Analysis: 3 talking points from Brazil's 2-1 win over Colombia

The strange refereeing decisions will surely overshadow the hosts’ quarter-final victory.

# colombia - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The42 As it happened: Brazil v Colombia, World Cup quarter final Liveblog

As it happened: Brazil v Colombia, World Cup quarter final

We covered every minute of tonight’s intriguing South American derby in Fortaleza.

# colombia - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The42 Colombian president announces public holiday for World Cup quarter-final PR

Colombian president announces public holiday for World Cup quarter-final

Juan Manuel Santos is building up a serious amount of goodwill with this move.

# colombia - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The42 Why THAT James Rodriguez strike is the greatest goal I've ever seen Opinion

Why THAT James Rodriguez strike is the greatest goal I've ever seen

From his off-the-ball movement to his rocket of a left foot volley. The Colombian provided the most thrilling version of perfection.

# colombia - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The42 Bags packed with ice cubes and beer cans as Colombia's convenient invasion keeps going strong Letter From Brazil

Bags packed with ice cubes and beer cans as Colombia's convenient invasion keeps going strong

Mikey Stafford was in a fan fest in Recife, pondering the ramifications of an All-Ireland final on Good Friday.

# colombia - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The42 Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the eighth night of World Cup action King Luis

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the eighth night of World Cup action

England were left on the brink of an early exit after a brilliant brace by Luis Suarez.

# colombia - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Colombia ease to a comfortable 3-0 victory over a disappointing Greece

Goals from Armero, Gutierrez and Rodriguez secure three points for the South Americans.

From The42 Colombia take control of their Group C clash with Greece Deadly From 2 Yards

Colombia take control of their Group C clash with Greece

Teo Gutierrez pokes home following a corner to make it 2-0.

From The42 It's half-time in today's World Cup opener and Colombia lead Greece Underwhelming

It's half-time in today's World Cup opener and Colombia lead Greece

Pablo Armero’s scrappy goal put the South Americans in front.

From The42 Colombia take the lead against Greece and celebrate in style Dancing Feet

Colombia take the lead against Greece and celebrate in style

Armero nets from close-range and brings in his buddies for a dance-off.

# colombia - Thursday 12 June, 2014

A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires...

Juan Gabriel Vásquez grew up in a Bogotá rife with violence, and a drugs trade beginning to take off. His experiences inspired his IMPAC-winning novel.

€100k IMPAC award goes to author of Colombian thriller

Juan Gabriel Vásquez will share the award for The Sound of Things Falling with his translator Anne McClean.

# colombia - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The42 Falcao's dad says the striker is still a long way from being fully fit for the World Cup Countdown

# colombia - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From The42 Sixth place for both Irvine and Ryan overnight at World Championships On Track

Sixth place for both Irvine and Ryan overnight at World Championships

It was a solid, if not spectacular, night for Irish riders in Colombia.

# colombia - Friday 28 February, 2014

From The42 Silver medal for Martyn Irvine at Track Cycling World Championships Night Rider

Silver medal for Martyn Irvine at Track Cycling World Championships

The County Down man could not defend his crown in the scratch race in Colombia, but came away with the next best thing.

# colombia - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From The42 Ireland at 67th in FIFA rankings, Spain finish top for sixth year on the trot Rankings

Ireland at 67th in FIFA rankings, Spain finish top for sixth year on the trot

La Roja go into a World Cup year as top dogs again.