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Jackson Follmann says he wants to play Paralympic football The Chapecoense goalkeeper who lost his leg in the Colombia plane crash last year has said he wants to play football in the Paralympics. Jackson Follmann was one of six who survived the crash.
Mail Online | Feb 22, 2017 12:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kaci Kullmann Five, Head of Nobel Peace Prize Committee, Dies at 65 A former member of the Norwegian Parliament, she presided over honors awarded to Tunisian pro-democracy organizations and to the president of Colombia.
New York Times | Feb 21, 2017 3:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombia FARC rebels to start disarmament process BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels can begin surrendering their weapons to the United Nations now that almost 7,000 of them have reached designated demobilization zones around the country, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Monday.
Reuters | Feb 21, 2017 01:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombian police suspect ELN rebels behind bullring explosion BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian authorities suspect Marxist ELN rebels were behind a bomb attack near Bogota's bullring on Sunday, leaving dozens of police officers injured as they prepared for anti-bullfighting protests in Colombia's capital.
Reuters | Feb 20, 2017 7:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cuban Doctors Stranded: Can't Travel to US, Cuba, or Stay in Colombia Some Cuban doctors who defected and hoped to enter the U.S. are stranded in South America because the U.S. no longer accepts them into the country.
MSNBC | Feb 20, 2017 3:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Historic' day as last FARC-EP members gather to turn in arms — UN mission in Colombia About 300 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) today arrived in central Colombia's Agua Bonita zone, bringing the number to close to 6,900, to lay down their arms under United Nations verification, and to beg
UN News Centre | Feb 20, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brandon Matthews finishes in tie for 9th Brandon Matthews began the final round of the Avianca Colombia Open on Sunday 3 strokes off the lead and well within striking distance.
The Citizens Voice | Feb 20, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Bomb Explodes Near Colombia Bullring, Injuring Dozens of Officers A homemade device left in a sewer exploded in Bogotá on Sunday, the authorities said, injuring two dozen police officers and two civilians.
New York Times | Feb 20, 2017 04:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bomb near bogota bullring injures more than 30 Stephen FellerFeb. 19 (UPI) -- One person died and more than 30 people were hurt Sunday after a bomb detonated down the street from a crowded bullfighting ring in Bogota, Colombia.
United Press International | Feb 20, 2017 02:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Blast Near Bogota Bullring Injures 31, Many of Them Police, Reports Say Anexplosion Sunday near the Santamaria bullfighting ring in downtown Bogota, Colombia, injured at least 31 people, many of them policemen, according to reports. Two of the 31 were seriously injured, Mayor Enrique Pealosa tweeted. At least 10 police office
KTXL FOX40 | Feb 20, 2017 01:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Sacramento, California