- Sebastian Munoz wins hometown Club Colombia Championship Updated: Feb-07-16 9:18 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Sebastian Munoz won his hometown Club Colombia Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour victory, two-putting for birdie from 45 feet on the par-5 18th for a one-stroke victory.
- Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with Zika; no microcephaly Updated: Feb-06-16 5:13 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday that there's no evidence Zika has caused any cases of the birth defect known as microcephaly in his country, though it has diagnosed 3,177 pregnant women with the virus.
- Top Colombian far-right warlord freed Updated: Feb-05-16 5:07 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Ramon Isaza, a 75-year-old patriarch of the far-right paramilitary bands that killed thousands in Colombia, has been released from prison after serving less than 10 years, it was announced Friday.
- Peace deal in reach, Obama says US to help Colombia rebuild Updated: Feb-04-16 10:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Nudging Colombia toward a peace deal that's finally within reach, President Barack Obama committed the United States on Thursday to helping the battle-scarred nation rebuild after half a century of guerrilla conflict.
- Jackson Martinez to join Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande Updated: Feb-03-16 1:04 am
BEIJING - Guangzhou Evergrande of the Chinese Super League said Wednesday it has signed Atletico Madrid striker Jackson Martinez for a new record sum in the Asian transfer market.
- Missouri official signs $750M export agreement with Colombia Updated: Feb-02-16 4:01 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's economic development director has signed a $750 million export agreement with the country of Colombia.
- US-Colombia Olympic playoff 2nd leg to be in Frisco, Texas Updated: Feb-02-16 3:21 pm
CHICAGO - The second leg of the United States' Olympic men's soccer qualifying playoff against Colombia will be played on March 29 at Frisco, Texas.
- Cheap oil buoys consumers, shakes up global governments Updated: Feb-02-16 12:02 pm
Cheap oil will be sticking around for a while.
- AP Interview: Colombia's Santos wants rebels off terror list Updated: Jan-28-16 7:05 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is hoping the U.S. will suspend drug warrants against guerrilla commanders and remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia from a list of terrorist groups to help cinch a peace deal with Latin America's oldest leftist insurgency.
- Colombia high court weighs demand Spain return gold treasure Updated: Jan-28-16 10:11 am
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's constitutional court is studying a petition demanding that Spain return a collection of 122 pre-Colombian gold ornaments given by a 19th century president to its former colonial power.
- Colombia president calls for probe into hunting of rare bear Updated: Jan-26-16 1:56 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is asking police to investigate the illegal hunting death of an endangered bear.
- Andrew Selsky named AP's Salem, Oregon, correspondent Updated: Jan-26-16 1:32 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Andrew Selsky, a veteran foreign correspondent for The Associated Press who has reported in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, has been named AP's Salem correspondent. He will cover Oregon state government and politics and write about issues throughout the West.
- UN OKs mission to monitor future cease-fire in Colombia Updated: Jan-25-16 7:31 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to establish a political mission to monitor and verify a future cease-fire in Colombia that would end Latin America's longest-running guerrilla conflict.
- Miss Universe winner says next dream is to be a Bond girl Updated: Jan-24-16 8:46 am
MANILA, Philippines - The reigning Miss Universe has her eyes set on her next big dream: being a Bond girl.
- Dolphins go international for cheerleader tryouts Updated: Jan-21-16 3:02 pm
MIAMI - Get ready for a sideline Samba or a touchdown tango at Miami Dolphins home games next season.
- John Legend, Colombian star Juanes perform outside jail Updated: Jan-21-16 1:49 am
ELOY, Arizona - Colombian musician Juanes and singer John Legend met immigrants at a jail in Arizona on Wednesday before performing for a small crowd outside the facility to draw attention to immigration and mass incarceration.
- Colombia frees group of rebels to bolster peace talks Updated: Jan-20-16 9:30 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia released a group of imprisoned rebels late Wednesday, marking another milestone in a peace process that could end Latin America's longest-running armed conflict.
- Spreading Zika virus a new economic strain for Latin America Updated: Jan-20-16 3:18 pm
BARRANQUILLA, Colombia - A U.S. warning that pregnant women should avoid Latin American countries where a mosquito-borne virus is multiplying couldn't have come at a worse time for a region that's counting on tourism to give it a boost at a time of economic crises.
- Colombia, rebels request UN monitor ceasefire Updated: Jan-19-16 3:16 pm
HAVANA - Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel group marked another milestone in their rapidly advancing peace talks Tuesday, jointly requesting that the United Nations establish an international observer mission to monitor a disarmament process that could end in a matter of weeks Latin America's longest-running guerrilla conflict.
- Deep in Colombian jungle, peace looms at rebel hideout Updated: Jan-19-16 3:13 pm
IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHWEST COLOMBIA - The rebel leader known as Juan Pablo carries with him a new telescopic assault rifle and a heavy heart.
- Colombian army frees fishermen kidnapped by guerrillas Updated: Jan-17-16 12:12 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian soldiers have rescued a group of fishermen who were abducted by rebels from the National Liberation Army, or ELN.
- Pablo Escobar mansion in Miami Beach set for demolition Updated: Jan-16-16 3:02 am
MIAMI BEACH, Florida - The Miami Beach mansion once owned by Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is set to be demolished.
- 'Son of Saul' and 'A War' in foreign-language Oscar race Updated: Jan-14-16 2:56 pm
LONDON - Danish Afghan-conflict drama "A War" and searing Hungarian Holocaust story "Son of Saul" were among five nominees announced Thursday for the foreign-language Academy Award.
- Colombian drug cartel leader gets 11-year prison term in US Updated: Jan-13-16 1:54 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The leader of a Colombian drug cartel involved in an international cocaine distribution conspiracy has been sentenced in New Jersey to 11 years in prison.