colombia colombia  /kə ˈləm bi ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language

News

  1. Colombia Can Keep Stimulus Until at Least Year End, Cano Says

    Colombia’s central bank can maintain its current monetary stimulus until at least the end of the year without putting its inflation target at risk, central bank co- director Carlos Gustavo Cano said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Colombia vs Peru Live Stream Free Football: Watch Online World Cup 2014 Qualifier Soccer

    Colombia vs Peru takes place in a World Cup 2014 qualifier on Tuesday night, with both teams looking to respond to the increasing pressure as the qualifying campaign moves towards its climax.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

  3. Colombia, FARC rebels open new round of peace talks in Cuba

    By Jeff Franks HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist-led FARC rebels opened their latest round of peace talks with the government on Tuesday with a proposal to delay elections scheduled for 2014 by a year, which the government quickly rejected. The two sides have been meeting in Havana intermittently since November, trying to end a nearly half century-long conflict in which at least 100,000 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "It's a very high-risk operation," McCain said. "I congratulate President Uribe, the military and the nation of Colombia."
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Arizona Republic

  2. "The reason this game was the most important in our history was because at home people were tuned in in a way they've never been tuned in," he said. "Was the Colombia game in '94 very important? Sure. Was the (World Cup qualifying) game in...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Sunil Gulati Source: Boston Herald

  3. "Colombia has never been a country to go to war with its neighbours," Uribe said. "We are not mobilizing troops, nor advancing toward war with neighbours."
    on Mar 4, 2006 By: Alvaro Uribe Source: 940 News

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