Colombia

United States | Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier Travels to Colombia

United States – Assistant Secretary Kimberly Breier will travel to Colombia November 13-17 to meet with President Duque and other senior Colombian officials. While in Colombia, Assistant Secretary Breier will participate in the official arrival ceremony of the USNS Comfort in Turbo. She will visit the border town of Cúcuta, where she will meet with … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier Travels to Colombia

Massachusetts News: Colombian National, Guillermo Pineda Suarez Charged with Illegal Reentry and Immigration Fraud

BOSTON, Ms. – A Colombian national has been charged in federal court in Boston with illegally reentering the United States after deportation and immigration document fraud. Guillermo Pineda Suarez, 56, was indicted on one count of illegal reentry of a deported alien, one count of possession and use of a false immigration document, and one count … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Colombian National, Guillermo Pineda Suarez Charged with Illegal Reentry and Immigration Fraud

WASHINGTON | White House: Trump Colombia trip is off, still attending G20

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is again calling off a planned trip to Colombia, seven months after canceling a visiting to the South American U.S. ally. The White House announced in August that Trump would travel to Colombia later this year in conjunction with his trip to the Group of 20 summit in Argentina. The White … Continue reading WASHINGTON | White House: Trump Colombia trip is off, still attending G20

NEW YORK | J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce

NEW YORK  — Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and one for song of the year with Beyonce for their hit version of “Mi gente,” also featuring Willy William. Spanish sensation Rosalia is next with five … Continue reading NEW YORK | J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce

California News: LOS ANGELES, Indictment Targeting Massive International Cocaine Conspiracy Unsealed with Arrival in U.S. of Extradited Colombian Kingpin

LOS ANGELES, Ca. – A high-level member of a global drug ring arrived in Southern California last night after being extradited from Colombia on charges that he conspired to transport cocaine worth hundreds of millions of dollars from South America to Mexico for eventual sale in the United States. The extradition resulted from a coordinated, … Continue reading California News: LOS ANGELES, Indictment Targeting Massive International Cocaine Conspiracy Unsealed with Arrival in U.S. of Extradited Colombian Kingpin

BOGOTA, Colombia | Colombians vote on anti-corruption referendum

BOGOTA, Colombia  — Colombians are voting Sunday in a first-of-a-kind referendum that aims to curb corruption in a country where white-collar criminals are fast replacing drug gangs and paramilitary groups in penetrating the upper echelons of power. The referendum seeks to slash the salaries of Colombia’s Congress members and to bring laws that make public … Continue reading BOGOTA, Colombia | Colombians vote on anti-corruption referendum

REGINA, Saskatchewan | Ariya Jutanugarn tied for lead in CP Women’s Open

REGINA, Saskatchewan  — Ariya Jutanugarn birdied five of her last eight holes for an 8-under 64 and a share of the CP Women’s Open lead Thursday at rain-softened Wascana Country Club. Nasa Hataoka and Mariajo Uribe joined the second-ranked Jutanugarn atop the leaderboard, with Canadian star Brooke Henderson and three-time champion Lydia Ko two strokes … Continue reading REGINA, Saskatchewan | Ariya Jutanugarn tied for lead in CP Women’s Open