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Colombia: Country in South America
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America. Colombia shares a border to the northwest with Panama, to the east with Venezuela and Brazil and to the south with Ecuador and Peru. It shares its maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Colombia is a unitary, constitutional republic comprising thirty-two departments, with the capital in Bogotá.

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AP Top Stories April 15 A

Here's the latest for Monday April 15th: Trump builds campaign funds advantage; Buttigieg joins presidential race; Pompeo visits Venezuelan migrants in Colombia; Severe weather in multiple states.
USATODAY.com - Published

Ruud, Garin advance to US Men's Clay Court final

Trying to become the first Norwegian champion in ATP World Tour history, Casper Ruud beat qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia 7-5, 6-2 to reach the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Colombia

U.S. to use all tools to hold Maduro accountable: Pompeo [Video]U.S. to use all tools to hold Maduro accountable: Pompeo

The United States will continue to use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for a worsening crisis in his country, U.S. Secretary of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

Pompeo talks immigration, North Korea on Peru visit [Video]Pompeo talks immigration, North Korea on Peru visit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Saturday (April 13) as part of a tour to shore up U.S. objectives in Venezuela

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Pompeo says U.S. won't quit fight in Venezuela, defends sanctions [Video]Pompeo says U.S. won't quit fight in Venezuela, defends sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended sanctions on Venezuela and said the United States would not "quit the fight" in the socialist-run Latin American nation which is spiralling into..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

Colombia Congress votes against changes to peace deal [Video]Colombia Congress votes against changes to peace deal

President Ivan Duque's proposed veto had sparked protests in a number of cities, with critics saying it aimed to alter the peace agreement signed with FARC rebels in 2016.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:17Published

Venezuelans wade across border river in exodus to Colombia [Video]Venezuelans wade across border river in exodus to Colombia

Thousands of Venezuelans are taking to the border river with Colombia to escape shortages, crime and a flailing economy back home.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Acid attack survivor redefines beauty on Colombian runway [Video]Acid attack survivor redefines beauty on Colombian runway

An acid attack survivor walked the fashion runway in Bogota, in a show of strength for other women to speak out against violence against women in the South American country.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Colombian undertaker offers free burials to poor Venezuelan migrants [Video]Colombian undertaker offers free burials to poor Venezuelan migrants

Sonia Bermudez is a retired forensic doctor with a life-long mission: caring for Venezuelans dying destitute in an area of northern Colombia and saving them from a communal grave.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

Shakira and Carlos Vives appear in court in plagiarism case [Video]Shakira and Carlos Vives appear in court in plagiarism case

Cuban singer Livan Rafael Castellano Valdes has sued Shakira and Vives saying their hit song 'La Bicicleta' includes phrases of his song 'Yo te quiero tanto'. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Venezuelans migrants in Colombia share stories of their struggle [Video]Venezuelans migrants in Colombia share stories of their struggle

The UN describes Venezuela's refugee exodus as the worst crisis in Latin America. Al Jazeera met some who have fled.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

Schurter and Forster shore up lead in Cape Epic mountain bike race [Video]Schurter and Forster shore up lead in Cape Epic mountain bike race

Nino Schurter and Lars Forster extend their overall lead in the Cape Epic Mountain Bike race with a second-place finish in Stage 6 behind Louis Meija and Johnny Cattaneo.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:28Published

South And North Korea Seek To Host Women's World Cup [Video]South And North Korea Seek To Host Women's World Cup

According to CNN, enthusiasm, and interest is beginning to stir surrounding the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. South Korea and North Korea have expressed a common interest in jointly bidding to host the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Colombia war crimes: Mass protests in support of special tribunal [Video]Colombia war crimes: Mass protests in support of special tribunal

Anger is growing over the Colombian president's attempts to make changes to a special tribunal set up to investigate war crimes.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

Colombian Rebels Become Growing Threat Amidst Venezuelan Crisis [Video]Colombian Rebels Become Growing Threat Amidst Venezuelan Crisis

According to Reuters, in attempts by the United States to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. military is beginning to focus on the strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Colombian Duque's Bid to Change Peace Deal Rattles Sabers [Video]Colombian Duque's Bid to Change Peace Deal Rattles Sabers

According to Reuters, President Ivan Duque’s call for changes to key peace legislation has prompted former rebels to warn he has put Colombia on the path to war. However, with his government on a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Colombia: March in favour of FARC peace accord [Video]Colombia: March in favour of FARC peace accord

Opposition in Colombia accuses president of breaching the constitution, as he tries to change the peace deal with FARC.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:32Published

Protesters At Venezuela-Colombia Border [Video]Protesters At Venezuela-Colombia Border

According to Business Insider, "A month after two people died and 300 were injured in clashes at the Colombia-Venezuela border, a report from The New York Times suggests that a protester was likely..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Fourteen killed in Colombia plane crash [Video]Fourteen killed in Colombia plane crash

Fourteen people were killed in a plane crash in the Colombian plains province of Meta on Saturday (March 09), the country's civil aviation agency said. No reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Thousands protest on International Women's Day in Buenos Aires [Video]Thousands protest on International Women's Day in Buenos Aires

Thousands of women took to the streets of Buenos Aires on International Women's Day calling for an end to femicides. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Venezuela shuts schools, businesses during blackout [Video]Venezuela shuts schools, businesses during blackout

Venezuela shut schools and suspended working hours on Friday after the capital Caracas and other major cities awoke without electricity for a second day due to a problem that struck the South American..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

US aid for Venezuela arrives in Colombia at Guaido's request [Video]US aid for Venezuela arrives in Colombia at Guaido's request

The shipment now moves into the hands of the Colombian government, until it can be safely transported into Venezuela.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:18Published

Venezuela children take risky trips to Colombia for school [Video]Venezuela children take risky trips to Colombia for school

With border crossings closed thousands of Venezuelan children journey into neighboring Colombia to attend school.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:12Published

Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Safely Returns to Venezuela [Video]Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Safely Returns to Venezuela

Guaidó violated a travel ban when he left Venezuela, and international watchers didn't know what would happen when he tried to return.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

A defiant Guaido returns home to Venezuela [Video]A defiant Guaido returns home to Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido arrived at Caracas’ airport on Monday after flouting a court-imposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to oust..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Opposition Leader Juan Guaido Mobbed By Supporters At Airport In Venezuela [Video]Opposition Leader Juan Guaido Mobbed By Supporters At Airport In Venezuela

(CNN)Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó returned to the country on Monday, risking arrest for violating a travel ban in his bid to oust the embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

 

Bombing damages Colombia pipeline, second spill under investigation

A bombing damaged a section of Colombia's Trasandino pipeline, state-run company Ecopetrol said on Saturday, and the company was investigating a crude spillage from the Cano Limon pipeline to determine..
Reuters - Published

Colombia gets $31.5 million grant to aid Venezuelan migrants

A refugee fund set up by the World Bank, the United Nations and the Islamic Development Bank on Friday approved a $31.5 million grant for Colombia to aid Venezuelan migrants and refugees.
Reuters - Published

2-time Houston defending champ Steve Johnson upset by Galan

Two-time defending champion Steve Johnson's nine-match winning streak at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship ended with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to 241st-ranked qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia
USATODAY.com - Published

Fans of Brazil's Palmeiras pelt own team's bus with rocks

Fans of Brazilian soccer team Palmeiras pelted their own team's bus with rocks before a Copa Libertadores match against Colombian club Junior Barranquilla
USATODAY.com - Published

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