More Colombia Articles

  • Colombians recall 1994 murder of soccer player

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The murder 20 years ago Wednesday of a Colombian soccer player who had accidentally scored for the other side, helping eliminate his team from the World Cup, stands in stark contrast to the national squad's celebrated success this time around. It also highlights how...

  • 7 Colombians now facing murder charges in US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Justice says seven Colombians have been extradited to the United States to face charges related to the 2013 stabbing death of a U.S. drug agent in Bogota. Justice Department officials said the men arrived Tuesday and made an initial appearance in federal...

  • Rule barring puppy mill K9 imports near

    Six years after Congress approved a law to prevent young dogs bred at foreign puppy mills from being dumped on U.S. shores, some with rabies and other diseases, the administration has failed to act, drawing new criticism from the Humane Society of the United States.

  • Juan Manuel Santos steals a win in Colombia --- can he keep it?

    How does a sitting president get re-elected, despite sporting a 56 percent disapproval rating with approval ranking in the 30s? Juan Manuel Santos built a most formidable organization and controlled such massive finances that, whatever the polls said, he was virtually certain to win. And...

  • White House adds Guatemala stop to Joe Biden's Latin America tour to discuss surge in illegal immigration

    Vice President Joe Biden has added a stop in Guatemala on the eve of his visit to Latin America to discuss the growing problem of unaccompanied immigrants flowing into the United States' southwestern border, a senior administration official said late Sunday. In Guatemala, Biden will attempt to...

  • Colombian presidential race is down to the wire

    Colombians select their president Sunday in a close runoff contest between the two leading contenders, President Juan Manuel Santos and former Finance Minister Oscar Ivan Zuluaga. Their choice will set the country's course - either more corrupted politics as usual or a clean break from the...



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