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  • Velez leads Argentine clubs in Copa Libertadores 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:42 pm
  • SAO PAULO - Velez Sarsfield finished with the best record in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores, leading three other Argentine clubs into the second round.

  • Colombia seizes 7 tons of cocaine 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:37 pm
  • CARTAGENA, Colombia - Colombian police intercepted 7 tons of cocaine headed to the Dutch port of Rotterdam in one of the biggest such busts in years.

  • Top 4 for Portugal, Colombia in FIFA rankings 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:00 am
  • ZURICH - Portugal rises to No. 3 in the latest FIFA rankings and fourth-ranked Colombia now leads the South American nations.

  • Ecuador coach Rueda wants to play 7 games at WCup 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:50 am
  • QUITO, Ecuador - Reinaldo Rueda couldn't control the tears when Ecuador striker Christian Benitez died suddenly from a heart problem last July.

  • Costa Rica coach Pinto is a student of the game 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:21 am
  • SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto will need every bit of his tactical know-how if he is to lead the Central American nation out of Group D at the World Cup, where the team will play Italy, England and Uruguay.

  • Colombia's World Cup hopes hinge on Falcao 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:09 am
  • BOGOTA, Colombia - There is one important question in the minds of Colombian fans as the nation prepares for its first World Cup in 16 years: Will Radamel Falcao be ready to play?

  • 5 Colombia players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:09 am
  • BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia is still hoping it will be able to count on striker Radamel Falcao when it plays in the World Cup for the first time in 16 years.

  • Colombia favored in Group C of World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:08 am
  • ATHENS, Greece - Colombia is the favorite in Group C, there's not much doubt about that. That leaves Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan to play for the group's other spot in the round of 16 at this year's World Cup in Brazil.

  • Pekerman returns to World Cup with Colombia 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:07 am
  • BOGOTA, Colombia - Jose Pekerman didn't have many friends or supporters in Colombia when he accepted the job as national coach in 2012.

  • Colombian pleads to trafficking with 'El Chapo' 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:34 pm
  • ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - A Colombian man has pleaded guilty to his role in a decade-long international drug trafficking conspiracy that authorities say is connected to the recently arrested Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo."

  • Colombians outraged over new acid attack 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 1:27 pm
  • BOGOTA, Colombia - Police are offering a nearly $40,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever was behind the latest in a rash of acid attacks disfiguring women in the Colombian capital.

  • Rights group alarmed by Colombian port killings 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 5:43 pm
  • BOGOTA, Colombia - Human Rights Watch says illegal armed groups have forcibly disappeared scores if not hundreds of people in Colombia's main Pacific port of Buenaventura in the past two years, killing and dismembering some in so-called "chop-up houses."

  • Colombian says US weapons charge unconstitutional 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 4:53 pm
  • DENVER - A Colombian national who was arrested during raids on Colorado medical marijuana businesses says he was singled out for prosecution because of his race and nationality, according to federal court documents asking a judge to dismiss the indictment.

  • Bogota mayor loses fight to stay in office 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 9:22 pm
  • BOGOTA, Colombia - The embattled leftist mayor of Bogota lost his bid to stay in office Wednesday as President Juan Manuel Santos refused to heed a ruling by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission.

  • Ex-Colombian rebel pleads guilty to hostage taking 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 3:57 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A former commander in the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking three American citizens hostage after their single-engine plane crash-landed in the Colombia jungle in 2003.