FIFA studying Colombia’s Zuñiga after taking out Neymar

World soccer federation FIFA is studying whether Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuñiga should be punished for a foul during the quarter final against Brazil that ended the tournament for Brazilian star striker Neymar. Towards the end of the...

Falcao or no, don’t sleep on Colombia

It’s been a week now, and the shock has worn off. Colombia is getting used to the idea of a World Cup without its best player and spirit animal, Radamel “El Tigre” Falcao. To many,...

Colombia’s Nairo Quintana wins 2014 Giro d’Italia, Rigoberto Uran 2nd

Colombia’s Nairo Quintana made cycling history on Sunday, being the first non-European rider to ever win the iconic Giro d’Italia race. With a total time of 88 hours, 14 minutes and 32 seconds, Quintana commanded...

Former Pittsburgh Pirates minor league player killed in airplane crash

Colombia Reports Former minor league baseball player Jordan Galvez (Pittsburgh Pirates) and a pilot were killed Tuesday when their aircraft crashed in northwest Colombia. Others on board the aircraft were injured. The 25-year-old Galvez was signed by...

Colombia soccer chief resigns amid FIFA corruption links

Colombia Reports The top boss of Colombia’s soccer federation announced his resignation on Monday amid accusations he received bribes in an elaborate FIFA corruption scheme. Luis Bedoya, director of the Colombian soccer federation FCF, said to resign over...

Colombia Soccer League Preview – Week 17

With just two games left and the relegation spots decided, all eyes are now on the fight for the top eight play-off positions. Nacional and Santa Fe, in first and second place respectively, have...

Colombia cycling team refuses to change controversial outfit

The Colombian women’s cycling team who have come under criticism over their “scandalous” outfit, said Wednesday they refuse to change the design.  The uniform, which features a supposedly flesh-toned fabric that curiously accentuates the cyclists’ waist and hips, has caused such...

Falcao’s hometown Santa Marta to erect statue in honor of soccer star

Santa Marta, the Caribbean hometown of soccer star Radamel Falcao, in planning to build a statue in honor of its most famous native, the mayor of the city announced Sunday. According to newspaper El Tiempo,...

Colombia Headed For World Cup

Barranquilla, Colombia - Colombia's national is heading to the World Cup after a thrilling 3-3 home draw with Chile. Down 3-0 in the first half, the "cafetelero" scored three times in just over 20 minutes...

Falcao looks to World Cup after positive recovery from injury

Colombia talisman and striker “El Tigre” Radamel Falcao has said that he is recovering from his injury and should be ready for the World Cup in June, local media reported on Thursday. The Colombia star...

Colombia’s Juan Cuadrado renews contract with Italy’s Fiorentina

Colombia midfielder Juan Cuadrado has agreed to stay with his club, Italy’s Seria A side Fiorentina, until 2019, the player confirmed Friday. Fiorentina have yet to confirm the news although it has been widely reported...

World Cup celebrations kill 10 in Colombia

Celebrations cost the lives of at least 10 people in Colombia following the national team’s 3-0 victory over Greece in its opening game of the 2014 World Cup, national media reported. It had been 16...

James Rodriguez receives Golden Boot

James Rodriguez now has the Golden Boot in hand, after beating out both Brasil and Germany’s top players for scoring the most goals in the 2014 World Cup. With six goals in the tournament and two...

Colombia’s Rigoberto Uran takes lead in Giro d’Italia

Colombia rider Rigoberto Uran moved into first place of the Giro d’Italia road cycling race after winning his first individual time trial, cycling sources reported on Thursday. Uran rode the best time trial of his...

Santos wants Pekerman to stay on as Colombia coach

President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday asked Colombia’s soccer coach, the Argentine Jose Pekerman, to stay on after leading the national squad to and through the most successful World Cup in history. Ever since taking...

Falcao convinces Swiss watch brand to donate $100k to Colombia’s coastal communities

Swiss watchmaker Hublot donated $100,000 Wednesday to a United Nations program on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, after touring the area with superstar striker Radamel Falcao earlier this year. The money will go to through the United Nations...

Barcelona eyes Colombia’s Zuñiga and Cuadrado to replace Alves: Report

Spanish soccer giant Barcelona is eyeing Colombia full-backs Juan Camilo Zuñiga and Juan Cuadrado as possible replacements for Brazil’s Dani Alves, according to Spanish sports publication. As the current domestic soccer season reaches its final...

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When Darlys* fled Venezuela with her two children looking for safety, she never imagined she would end up sleeping on the streets of Maicao,...

U.S. Lawmakers do damage control after Trump rips President Duque

(McClatchy) Florida lawmakers went into damage control mode after President Donald Trump attacked Colombian President Ivan Duque during an off-the-cuff comment about closing the...

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Historic Mega-Concert on Colombian-Venezuelan Border

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VOA Latin America Interviews Ivan Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque, interviewed Saturday by VOA's Latin America Division, discussed the battle against the National Liberation Army in Venezuela and strengthening his...

PriceSmart Declares Dividend, Announces Expansion

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Colombia Military Kills Dissident Militant Leader

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Colombian authorities have banned over 200 Venezuelan officials and supporters of President Nicolas Maduro from entering the country amid the escalating political crisis in...

UN Condemns Bogota Terrorist Attack And Urges International Support For Justice For Victims

The United Nations is urging its members to "actively cooperate" with Colombian authorities in their efforts to bring to justice those responsible for last...

Cuba Will Adhere to Protocol after Breakdown of Colombia-ELN Peace Talks

Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, reiterated, through his official Twitter account, that Cuba will act in strict respect for the Peace...

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