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Plane with Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia

A chartered aircraft with 72 people on board, including players from a Brazilian soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin’s …


Colombia government, rebels sign revised peace agreement

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a revised peace agreement with the country’s largest rebel movement on Thursday, making a second attempt within months to end a half century of …


Colombia’s government, rebels sign modified peace agreement

Colombia’s government and its largest rebel group have signed a new, modified peace agreement following the surprise rejection of an earlier deal by voters in a referendum.


Colombia’s largest airline cancels flights to Caracas

Colombia’s largest airline has cancelled all flights to Caracas after what it said was a security breach involving one of its aircraft and Venezuela’s air force.


Colombian leader Juan Manuel Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to end Latin America’s longest-running conflict, an honor that came just five …


Colombia’s president scrambles to save peace accord with FARC rebels

Colombia’s president tried Monday to keep alive an agreement to end Latin America’s longest-running war after a shocking rejection by voters, but his opponents made clear their price for joining …


Colombia’s leader to push ahead on peace after shock defeat

Voters rejected a peace deal with leftist rebels by a razor-thin margin in a national referendum Sunday, delivering a major setback to President Juan Manuel Santos, who vowed to keep …


Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflict

Colombia’s government and the country’s largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday evening ending a half-century of combat that caused more than 220,000 deaths and made 8 million …


Colombia’s president rushing vote on deal with rebels

Colombia’s president is moving fast to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century of bloody conflict with leftist rebels, saying he will give congress …


Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century war

Colombia’s government and biggest rebel group are announcing a deal for ending their country’s half-century guerrilla war, one of the world’s longest-running armed conflicts.


Venezuelans, seeking food and medicine, swarm across Colombian border

They came looking for flour, pasta and cooking oil. They came looking for blood pressure medicine, spark plugs and condoms. They came looking for loved ones and a way out.


Catalina Usme scores two goals in Colombia’s 2-2 draw with U.S. women’s soccer team

In the first few moments Hope Solo had to reflect following the U.S. team’s 2-2 draw with Colombia on Tuesday, she already had perspective on the two goals that Catalina …


Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce food

SAN ANTONIO DEL TACHIRA, Venezuela – Tens of thousands of Venezuelans, some of whom drove through the night in caravans, crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for …


With 1-0 loss to Colombia, U.S. finishes 4th in Copa America

Not quite a victory for the United States. Just a good enough effort to leave the team feeling better about itself.


Colombia beats Peru 4-2 on PKs to reach Copa America semis

David Ospina made an outstanding flying kick save in a shootout, Christian Cueva sent Peru’s final attempt over the crossbar and Colombia reached the Copa America semifinals for the first …


U.S. looks to build World Cup buzz

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann realizes full well that a strong Copa America run on home soil could mean much to this country hosting another World Cup.


U.S. aid to Colombia will shift from war to peace, Obama says

WASHINGTON – The United States, after helping to finance Colombia’s war against guerrillas for 15 years, on Thursday announced plans to boost aid for the South American nation’s historic peace …


Drug extradition may shed light on Venezuela

Law enforcement officials say a border region butcher with a bad headlight might help shed light on the scope of Venezuelan military involvement in the cocaine trade.


Morgan finally scores to spark U.S.

EDMONTON, Alberta – Now that Alex Morgan has a goal, she doesn’t want to look back on the opportunities she’s missed. She wants to look forward to the goals to …


Brazil wins, but Neymar ruled out of World Cup

FORTALEZA, Brazil – Not long after celebrating another all-important win at the World Cup, Brazil was jolted by the loss of Neymar. The tournament’s poster boy with the dyed-blonde fauxhawk …


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Brazil wins, but Neymar ruled out of FIFA World Cup

Not long after celebrating another all-important win at the World Cup, Brazil was jolted by the loss of Neymar.


World Cup notes: Colombia’s fun comes with duty

FORTALEZA, Brazil – Colombia has been playing the exciting brand of football that Brazilians believe their own team should be playing at this World Cup. They’ve also been dancing after …


Brazil expects fewer difficulties against Colombia

FORTALEZA, Brazil – Luiz Felipe Scolari thinks Brazil may be at an advantage by playing in the World Cup quarterfinals against a Colombia team that likes to attack often. Scolari …


Brazil ready for Colombia

Luiz Felipe Scolari thinks Brazil may be at an advantage by playing in the World Cup quarterfinals against a Colombia team that likes to attack often. Scolari said he knows …


Colombia’s success transcends ’94 tragedy

BOGOTA, Colombia – 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, …


Colombia’s World Cup success transcends ‘94 tragedy

The murder 20 years ago Wednesday of a Colombian soccer player who had accidentally scored for the other side stands in stark contrast to the national squad’s celebrated success this …


James Rodriguez shines as Colombia eliminates Uruguay at FIFA World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO – With a spectacular swivel-and-strike, James Rodriguez provided one of the highlights of the World Cup and gave Brazil reason to worry. Rodriguez scored one of the …


James Rodriguez shines as Colombia eliminates Uruguay at FIFA World Cup

With a spectacular swivel-and-strike, James Rodriguez provided one of the highlights of the World Cup and gave Brazil reason to worry.


No Suarez, no Falcao for Uruguay-Colombia FIFA World Cup match

RIO DE JANEIRO – Colombia was already without Radamel Falcao. Now Uruguay is without Luis Suarez. Instead of a matchup between two of the world’s top strikers, the round-of-16 match …


Italy, Uruguay head Groups C and D battles today

Five teams are chasing two places in the knockout stage of the World Cup today. Here are the basic permutations: