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Colombians protest Venezuela`s decision to close border

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:03

Colombian protestors blocked two border crossings into Venezuela to protest the latter`s decision to close its border with Colombia in its fight against smuggling.

Government, rebels to discuss final ceasefire: Colombian president

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:20

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said that a committee of military officers and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) members will discuss a final ceasefire agreement.

Colombia president supports allowing medical marijuana

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 23:27

President Juan Manuel Santos signalled his support Thursday for a bill that would allow the medical use of marijuana in Colombia.

Venezuela seals border with Colombia to fight smuggling

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:20

Venezuela closed its border with Colombia Monday night to crack down on smuggling of cut-rate gasoline and other products and stanch huge losses for the Caracas government.

Colombia`s Santos says FARC attacks could end peace process

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 09:08

Colombia`s President Juan Manuel Santos said continuing attacks perpetrated by leftist FARC guerrillas, many of which target infrastructure, could bring an end to peace negotiations with the government.

Colombia blames FARC for power outage at major port

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 00:53

A rebel bombing of an electric tower knocked out power to Colombia`s largest Pacific port, authorities said Tuesday.

Japan`s Abe tours ancient city with Mexican leader

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 05:15

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wrapped up a two-day visit to Mexico Saturday, taking a break from sealing energy deals to tour pyramids with President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Colombia`s Catalina Castano reveals cancer battle

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:41

Colombian tennis player Catalina Castano revealed on Thursday how she has been forced to retire from the sport as she battles breast cancer.

Pinto calls time as Costa Rica coach

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 09:26

Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto announced on Thursday that he was parting company with the Central American side after a break down in talks with the national federation.

Rodriguez goal consecrated as Real speculation mounts

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 09:05

James Rodriguez`s spectacular volley against Uruguay was crowned the best goal of the World Cup on Monday as speculation mounted that he will soon be unveiled as Real Madrid`s latest big money signing.

Spanish police arrest Colombian drug gang boss

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:35

Spanish police have arrested a Colombian drug boss dubbed "The Mouse", the alleged leader of a major cocaine smuggling gang accused of 400 killings, officials said on Saturday.

World Champions Germany return to top of FIFA`s rankings

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:40

Germany`s charge to claim Sunday`s World Cup title has seen them return to the top of FIFA`s world rankings for the first time in around 20 years.