USMNT vs Colombia live: How to watch, stream link, start time

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Anthony Hudson takes the reins for his second friendly in charge of the USMNT, two days after the U.S. Soccer Federation confirmed that he’ll be the interim coach through a hiring process that could take through the end of the summer. Hudson’s first game was … Read more

Colombia’s once most-wanted drug lord pleads guilty in US

NEW YORK (AP) — A Colombian man who was once one of the world’s most-wanted drug lords pleaded guilty Wednesday to U.S. smuggling charges, admitting that he led a cartel and paramilitary group that trafficked in cocaine and deadly violence. “Tons of cocaine were moved with my permission or at my direction,” Dairo Antonio Úsuga, … Read more

‘Help’: Colombia rescues sailor adrift in Caribbean 24 days

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Colombian navy rescued a man from Dominica who says he was adrift for 24 days in the Caribbean Sea aboard a sailboat. Elvis Francois, 47, had scrawled the word “help” in English on the boat’s hull, which officials said was key to his rescue. The sailboat in which Francois was … Read more

Colombia’s plan to replace fighter planes hits a snag

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Initial negotiations between Colombia, France’s Dassault Aviation and Sweden’s Saab AB to replace part of the South American country’s aging air force fleet have collapsed, the defense minister said on Monday. Colombia, which uses about 20 Israeli-made Kfir aircraft purchased three decades ago, has said replacing the planes is a priority so … Read more

After years, private vehicles start crossing Colombia-Venezuela border again

URENA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Private vehicles started crossing between Colombia and Venezuela for the first time in years on Sunday, marking the total opening of the shared border, in addition to cargo and people that have been transiting. The full opening of the common border follows years of tense relations between the two countries that … Read more

Colombia ELN rebel group peace talks delegation set for Caracas

(Refiles to correct paragraph 8 spelling of “Petro”) BOGOTA (Reuters) -A delegation from Colombia’s National Liberation Army (ELN) traveled to Venezuela for what the leftist rebel group said could be a new phase in peace talks with the Colombian government that will also involve other ELN representatives. The visit is a next step towards the … Read more

Colombia’s trailblazing vice president: Black, female and champion of the ‘nobodies’

Shovel and wooden pan in hand, rubber boots hoisted up to his shins, Leider Ocoró Ambuila strolled past the zapote tree, past the stands of ripening bananas, past the cow pen, down to the banks of the Ovejas river. He was soon crouched at waterway’s edge shoveling silt into a concave pan, or batea, a ritual … Read more

Colombia’s Uran soars to Vuelta stage triumph as Roglic retires

Rigoberto Uran won stage 17 of the Vuelta a Espana on Wednesday after a swashbuckling high-altitude struggle to a mountaintop monastery in Extremadura as defending champion Primoz Roglic withdrew injured. Aiming for a fourth straight Vuelta Roglic was a non-starter due to injuries from a fall Tuesday when he was trying to gain time on … Read more

On Colombia’s San Andres, a historic church’s roots run deep

SAN ANDRES, Colombia (AP) — First Baptist Church was born by a tamarind tree perched on a hill overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Under the tree’s shade, First Baptist’s founder taught English-speaking former slaves and their descendants how to read using the Bible. The tree still stands more than 175 years later — … Read more