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#Colombia

# colombia - Monday 8 August, 2022

Colombia’s first leftist president says ‘the war on drugs has failed’
# New President
# New President

Colombia’s first leftist president says ‘the war on drugs has failed’

Aug 8th 2022, 7:48 AM 24,281 Views 30 Comments

Gustavo Petro was sworn into office yesterday.

# colombia - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Griggs and Tuthill secure top 10 finishes at World U20s Championships
# Colombia
From The42
# Colombia

Griggs and Tuthill secure top 10 finishes at World U20s Championships

Aug 6th 2022, 11:24 AM 2,484 Views 0 Comments

Double European U20 gold medallist Nick Griggs finished in 9th place in his first global final.

# colombia - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Sleeman qualifies for 100m semi-final at U20 World Championships
# Colombia
From The42
# Colombia

Sleeman qualifies for 100m semi-final at U20 World Championships

Aug 2nd 2022, 7:40 PM 4,790 Views 0 Comments

Earlier today, Lucy McGlynn narrowly missed out on reaching the semi-final of the 400m hurdles.

# colombia - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Leeds continue signing spree with addition of Colombia's Luis Sinisterra
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Leeds continue signing spree with addition of Colombia's Luis Sinisterra

Jul 7th 2022, 12:49 PM 4,905 Views 2 Comments

The exciting 23-year-old winger has penned a five-year deal at Elland Road.

# colombia - Monday 27 June, 2022

At least four dead after stands collapse at bullfight in Colombia
# Stadium Collapse
# Stadium Collapse

At least four dead after stands collapse at bullfight in Colombia

Jun 27th 2022, 7:17 AM 21,396 Views 16 Comments

More than 300 people needed treatment in hospitals following the incident.

# colombia - Monday 20 June, 2022

Former rebel fighter Gustavo Petro becomes Colombia's first leftist president
# Colombia
# Colombia

Former rebel fighter Gustavo Petro becomes Colombia's first leftist president

Jun 20th 2022, 8:51 AM 11,115 Views 9 Comments

The 62-year-old former mayor of Bogota defeated millionaire businessman Rodolfo Hernandez in a tense and unpredictable election.

# colombia - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

At least 14 people dead and 35 injured as mudslide sweeps through Colombian town
# Risaralda
# Risaralda

At least 14 people dead and 35 injured as mudslide sweeps through Colombian town

Feb 8th 2022, 10:39 PM 9,437 Views 0 Comments

Colombian President Ivan Duque sent his condolences to the families of the deceased.

# colombia - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Suarez and Cavani on target to boost Uruguay World Cup hopes as Argentina defeat Colombia
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Suarez and Cavani on target to boost Uruguay World Cup hopes as Argentina defeat Colombia

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:06 AM 5,745 Views 1 Comment

Uruguay overcame Venezuela in South American World Cup qualifying while Argentina scored a 1-0 win over Colombia.

# colombia - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Scenes as Peru stun goal-shy Colombia, Venezuelan Rondon's treble sinks Bolivia
# World Cup Qualifiers
From The42
# World Cup Qualifiers

Scenes as Peru stun goal-shy Colombia, Venezuelan Rondon's treble sinks Bolivia

Jan 29th 2022, 12:32 AM 4,519 Views 1 Comment

Edison Flores gave Peru a smash-and-grab victory after David Ospina’s gaffe cost the hosts.

# colombia - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Colombian dies publicly under new euthanasia policy
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

Colombian dies publicly under new euthanasia policy

Jan 8th 2022, 9:00 PM 67,439 Views 39 Comments

Hours before dying Victor Escobar, 60, celebrated what he called victory in his two-year battle with a lung ailment that left him unable to breathe on his own.

# colombia - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker arrested following decade on run
# Dairo Antonio Usuga
# Dairo Antonio Usuga

Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker arrested following decade on run

Oct 24th 2021, 7:04 AM 36,275 Views 8 Comments

President Ivan Duque likened the arrest of Dairo Antonio Usuga to Pablo Escobar’s capture three decades ago.

# colombia - Saturday 25 September, 2021

More than 3,000 shark fins confiscated in Colombia
# Colombia
# Colombia

More than 3,000 shark fins confiscated in Colombia

Sep 25th 2021, 8:05 AM 14,663 Views 10 Comments

Colombian authorities seized 3,493 shark fins and 117 kilos of fish bladders that were en route to Hong Kong.

# colombia - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

WHO monitoring new coronavirus variant named 'Mu'
# Colombia
# Colombia

WHO monitoring new coronavirus variant named 'Mu'

Sep 1st 2021, 8:31 AM 57,493 Views 49 Comments

‘Mu’ was first identified in Colombia in January.

# colombia - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Helicopter carrying Colombia’s president attacked near Venezuela border
# Colombia
# Colombia

Helicopter carrying Colombia’s president attacked near Venezuela border

Jun 26th 2021, 7:12 AM 23,640 Views 6 Comments

A video released by the presidency showed several bullet holes in the Colombian air force helicopter.

# colombia - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Brazil eke out controversial win over Colombia in Copa America
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Brazil eke out controversial win over Colombia in Copa America

Jun 24th 2021, 7:55 AM 9,203 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere, Ecuador and Peru drew 2-2.

# colombia - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Remembering the amazing career and life of Des McAleenan
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Remembering the amazing career and life of Des McAleenan

Mar 28th 2021, 5:00 PM 47,197 Views 14 Comments

The hugely-popular Dubliner made a name for himself as a world-class goalkeeping coach.

# colombia - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Carlos Queiroz sacked by Colombia after their worst defeat in four decades
# Dismissed
From The42
# Dismissed

Carlos Queiroz sacked by Colombia after their worst defeat in four decades

Dec 2nd 2020, 8:50 PM 14,228 Views 25 Comments

The 67-year-old leaves the job in the wake of a 3-0 home loss to Uruguay and a 6-1 rout in Ecuador.

# 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 51,909 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 18,382 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 4,892 Views 3 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 74,706 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 10,953 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 15,489 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 5,865 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 12,201 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 11,698 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 8,934 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 9,919 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 37,620 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 16,030 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 10,294 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 6,113 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 10,621 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 14,480 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 8,999 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 8,680 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 45,225 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 29,058 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 29,131 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 13,395 Views 7 Comments

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

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