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colombia

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  • 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 & Articles

  • Colombia close in on World Cup
    Colombia moved closer to the 2014 World Cup finals after two first half goals gave them a 2-0 home win over Peru. Colombia moved to second in the CONMEBOL group standings, three points behind Argentina who drew 1-1 in Ecuador despite having Javier Mascherano red carded four minutes from time.
    June 12, 2013 - Soccer365
  • Colombia : Congress should reject law reforming the military justice system
    Members of Colombia ’s Congress should reject a proposed law which will shield members of the armed forces and the police from justice for crimes under international law. June 12, 2013 International Members of Colombia ’s Congress should reject a proposed law whose purpose is to give greater powers to the military justice system and which will shield members of the armed forces and the police ...
    June 12, 2013 - Amnesty International
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - Bloomberg
Quotes

  • John McCain in Arizona Republic
    It's a very high-risk operation,McCain said. "I congratulate President Uribe, the military and the nation of Colombia."
  • Sunil Gulati in Boston Herald
    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...
  • Alvaro Uribe in 940 News
    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."

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