Tag: Colombia

United Nations Security Council Press Statement on Colombia

  The members of the Security Council reiterated their full and unanimous support for the peace process in Colombia and shared the assessment of the Secretary-General set out in his 29 March 2018 report on the work of the United Nations Verification Mission.   The members of the Security Council[Read More…]

A Plane Carrying 81 People, Including Top Brazilian Football Team Crashes

A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia, officials say. BBC reports say there are 25 dead and six survivors. The chartered aircraft, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team, airport[Read More…]

Colombia Beat Nigeria 2-0 To Qualify For Quarterfinals

Colombia on Wednesday defeated Nigeria U-23 football team 2-0 at the Arena dos Corinthians in Sao Paulo to reach the quarterfinals of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Nigeria sealed their qualification for the quarterfinals after beating Asian champions Japan 5-4 on Thursday and edging Sweden 1-0 in Manaus on Sunday.

Former President Obasanjo Leads Colombian Terror Experts To Buhari

A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has led some Colombian security experts to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari, to share their experience in combating terror. The former president, who spoke with State House Correspondents at the end of the meeting on Monday, said that Nigeria needs to learn how Colombia has survived insurgency[Read More…]

Colombia’s James Rodriguez Signs For Real Madrid After Shining At World Cup

The star of the World Cup, James Rodriguez, has just signed for Real Madrid for £88million in a transfer that will push several players towards the Premier League. It’s official, #WorldCup golden boot winner James (ha-mes) Rodriguez has signed for Real Madrid for 88million Euros. Rodriguez was in Spain on[Read More…]

Author Of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead At 87

Mexico City (AFP) – Colombia’s Nobel-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday in Mexico City at the age of 87, Mexican and Colombian media reported. Garcia Marquez, the author of “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” passed away at his home with his wife and two sons by his side, Mexico’s[Read More…]

Nine Lives Lost In Colombia Attack

Five soldiers, a police officer and three civilians died on Saturday in Colombia in what the country’s president refers to as a terrorist attack by a storied rebel group. The military authorities and national police have joined President Juan Manuel Santos in blaming the morning attack in Cauca on the[Read More…]