Tag Archives: Colombia


Seven perish in Colombia plane crash – authorities

09 September, 2019 4:48 am 4:48 am

BOGOTA (Reuters) – A small plane crashed near the southwestern Colombian city of Popayan on Sunday, killing seven of the nine passengers aboard, the city’s mayor and the country’s civil aviation authority said. The incident occurred just a few minutes after the aircraft, owned by a small local company, took off from the airport in … Read More

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Heavy traffic forces delay to Colombia-Chile quarter-final

06 June, 2019 9:02 am 9:02 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The start of Friday’s Copa America quarter-final has been delayed 20 minutes after the Chilean team bus was caught up in Sao Paulo’s notorious traffic. The reigning champions, who are set to play Colombia for a place in the semis, have already complained about the traffic in Brazil and were held … Read More

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Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina

06 June, 2019 11:22 am 11:22 am

SALVADOR, Brazil (Reuters) – Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener that burst into life after a sluggish start. Just as Colombia looked like being overwhelmed by a dangerous-looking Argentina side, substitute Martinez controlled a cross-field ball on the left … Read More

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Venezuela aid convoy moves to Colombia border, troops fire tear gas

02 February, 2019 9:59 pm 9:59 pm

CUCUTA, Colombia/URENA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido gave a personal send off to an aid caravan from the Colombian city of Cucuta towards the border between the two countries on Saturday, pledging to bring food and medicine to a hungry population despite President Nicolas Maduro’s resistance. Guaido, who most Western nations recognise … Read More

Pekerman resigns as Colombia coach

09 September, 2018 10:05 am 10:05 am

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Jose Pekerman has quit as Colombia manager two months after leading them to the last 16 of the World Cup in Russia, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) said on Tuesday. “After a meeting with Jose Nestor Pekerman, the coach has expressed his desire not to continue as the head of the national … Read More

England end penalty curse to reach last eight

07 July, 2018 8:35 am 8:35 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – England finally overcame nearly 30 years of penalty pain when they beat Colombia 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday after drawing their World Cup last-16 clash 1-1 following extra time after the South Americans had equalised in the 93rd minute. Beginning with their 1990 semi-final heartache against West Germany, England had previously … Read More