NEWSWORLDA.NEWS: Latest News and Analysis 19:28, 2019-08-25

Violent deaths of Venezuelans in Colombia on the rise: report

An average of one Venezuelan died violently in Colombia each day in the first seven months of 2019, Colombia's forensic science institute said in a report, a trend that may worsen ...

Violent deaths of Venezuelans in Colombia on the rise: report

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Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
16:56, 2019-06-18

Venezuelans protest after UN report alleges deaths and cover-ups On Venezuela's national Independence Day, rival demonstrations kicked off in the capital city Caracas, fueled by a new UN report describing political detentions and thousands of extrajudicial killings in the country....
00:00, 2019-07-06

U.S. pedestrian, bicyclist deaths rise in 2018: report U.S. pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose in 2018 while overall traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a preliminary report Monday....
21:56, 2019-06-17

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable in Venezuela....
03:28, 2019-06-09

Colombia plans temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans: official Colombia is preparing a temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans, part of an effort to reduce off-the-books jobs that often pay less than the minimum wage while depriving state programs of revenues, a government official said on Monday....
02:14, 2019-07-09

4 Your Health: Cancer deaths down, heart disease deaths rise Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle-aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Con...
19:56, 2019-05-22

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
17:28, 2019-04-28

Asylum applications in EU rise as more Venezuelans seek refuge The number of people seeking political asylum in the European Union is rising again, driven up by Latin American refugees, but flows are expected to remain well below the high levels seen during Europe's 2015 migration crisis, a report said on Monday...
10:28, 2019-06-24

A Fascinating Look into the Lives and Deaths of the Tierradentro People of Colombia One of the greatest Pre-Columbian civilizations of Colombia were the Tierradentro who flourished for centuries.  ...
05:42, 2019-08-09

Violent email scams are on the rise Email extortion scams are once again being used by cybercriminals according to new research from Symantec which managed to block almost 300m of these malicious emails during the first five months of 2019.The scam begins when users receive an email wi...
04:00, 2019-07-31

Barcelona hit by 30% rise in 'violent and intimidating robberies' The number of violent and intimidating robberies in the Spanish tourist city of Barcelona has increased by 30% since the beginning of the year, police say....
00:28, 2019-08-23

Mayor claims mafia TV show 'Gomorrah' causes rise in violent crime Naples mayor Luigi de Magistris has claimed that episodes of violent crimes skyrocket in the Italian city whenever the popular TV series Gomorrah is shown....
13:42, 2019-05-07

'Deaths of despair' on the rise in Britain One of the world's leading economists has warned of a rise of "deaths of despair" in Britain, revealing that suicide, drug abuse and alcoholism are now claiming more middle-aged lives than heart disease....
11:56, 2019-05-14

TEKNET: Pedestrian deaths on the rise Federal stats show pedestrian deaths nationwide rose four percent last year and will hit the highest levels we’ve seen since 1990. Even though overall traffic deaths dropped by one percent 50,000 pedestrians have died in the United States since...
08:42, 2019-07-04

Deaths from falls among older Americans are on the rise CHICAGO (AP) — New research shows fatal falls have nearly tripled in older Americans in recent years, rising to more than 25,000 annual deaths. The findings highlight the importance of fall prevention. A separate study bolsters evidence that programs...
17:42, 2019-06-04

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on T...
23:28, 2019-06-18

Heatwave Kills 40 In Bihar In A Day; Encephalitis Deaths Rise To 73 Heatwave killed more than 40 people in Bihar on Saturday. The state is already grappling with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Muzzafurpur that has killed over 70 children this month....
08:00, 2019-06-16

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly three-quarters of the...
18:42, 2019-05-06

Pablo Escobar wanted to be president of Colombia: report Colombia’s infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar wasn’t content with just being the “king of cocaine” — he wanted to be president, his widow says in a new memoir. “Honey, get ready to be the first lady . . . the doors of the presidential palace are going ...
09:14, 2019-08-11

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the use of the products....
06:14, 2019-09-10

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
11:56, 2019-08-19

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest NAMCHE, Nepal (AP) — Seasoned mountaineers say Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to climb Mount Everest has caused dangerous overcrowding and contributed to a high death toll. Eleven people have died on the mountain th...
15:00, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 3-U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the use of the products....
03:28, 2019-09-10

Santa Anita Starts Independent Reviews Of All Horses After Deaths Rise To 29 SANTA ANITA, Cali. (NBC News)– California horse racing regulators said Wednesday they will require all horses to undergo independent reviews before they’re allowed to race at the famed Santa Anita Park, where 29 horses have died or have b...
11:42, 2019-06-13

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. There have been 64 traffic deaths this year — up 10 percent from 58 during the same period last year,...
08:00, 2019-05-08

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realized before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the ...
01:28, 2019-05-29

Climbers call for Nepal to limit Mount Everest permits as deaths rise NAMCHE, Nepal — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During th...
18:28, 2019-05-28

Formula 3 driver fractures vertebrae during violent airborne crash: report A Formula 3 driver has fractured his vertebra but miraculously survived after a scary crash sent his car spinning into the air, where it slammed against the safety fence during the Italian Grand Prix at Monza Eni Circuit, Italy....
20:00, 2019-09-07

DeWayne Craddock was violent with co-workers before Virginia Beach shooting: report The gunman who shot dead 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building had been facing disciplinary action for a violent fight at work, according to a report. DeWayne Craddock, 40, was still employed as an engineer with the Department of Public Ut...
17:42, 2019-06-02

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June because of ethinc clashes, reports say....
23:14, 2019-06-18

Husband, who has violent past, killed Heather Gumina Waters because she was 'witness to a crime': report A California man accused of killing his missing wife after her body was found Friday allegedly murdered her because she was a witness to a crime, court documents revealed Tuesday, according to a report....
08:00, 2019-09-11

Husband with violent past killed Heather Gumina Waters because she was 'witness to a crime': report A California man accused of killing his missing wife after her body was found Friday allegedly murdered her because she was a witness to a crime, court documents revealed Tuesday, according to a report....
20:28, 2019-09-11

Austerity to blame for 130,000 ‘preventable’ UK deaths – report Two decades of public health improvements have stalled, says IPPR thinktankMore than 130,000 deaths in the UK since 2012 could have been prevented if improvements in public health policy had not stalled as a direct result of austerity cuts, according...
21:42, 2019-06-01

UNAIDS report: HIV-related deaths down a third since 2010 The United Nations has said HIV-related deaths dropped 33% since 2010, but warned that more funding is needed to control the spread of the disease. The Middle East and eastern Europe have seen infection levels rise....
17:42, 2019-07-16

Ocasio-Cortez accuses border officers of ‘violent culture’ after report on graphic Facebook posts New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused U.S. Customs and Border Protection of having a “violent culture” and questioned how officers treat migrants after a report surfaced Monday about a secret Facebook group where Border Patrol agents purport...
20:28, 2019-07-01

U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018: preliminary report U.S. traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750 even as pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a preliminary report Monday....
19:00, 2019-06-17

U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018, preliminary report says The overall traffic fatality rate was projected to drop to 1.14 deaths per 100 million miles traveled, the lowest rate since 2014, according to NHTSA....
19:42, 2019-06-17

U.S.traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018, preliminary report says Deaths among pedestrians and bicyclists increased after declines in 2017, according to NHTSA. The agency has been investigating the role of distracted drivers in overall U.S. traffic death figures but has found challenges in getting an accurate pictu...
20:00, 2019-06-17

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, a new UN report revealed on Wednesday. The number for global opioid users contained within the World Drug Report, some...
18:14, 2019-06-26

Another sombre milestone for Afghanistan: 2018 saw record civilian deaths – UN report With over 3,800 civilian women, children and men killed in just one year, Afghanistan has hit yet another “deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable” record, according to a new report issued on Sunday by the UN political mission in the country (UNAMA...
14:53, 2019-04-28

San Francisco saw 150 percent spike in fentanyl-related deaths last year, report says The number of deaths from fentanyl overdoses in San Francisco ​​​​​​​jumped by nearly 150 percent last year, according to a report by the city's public health department made public this week....
23:28, 2019-08-10

| Leaked report calls indigenous women's deaths a 'Canadian genocide' A public inquiry report leaked to Canada's public broadcaster called the disappearances and slayings of possibly thousands of indigenous women over recent decades a "Canadian genocide."...
15:00, 2019-06-01

US-to-Dominican Republic flight bookings rebounding after tourist deaths, report says Flight bookings from the U.S. to the Dominican Republic have started rebounding after a spate of tourist deaths between late May and late June.       ...
16:28, 2019-07-08

Union Minister Slams Report Stating 1.2 Million Pollution Deaths in India Union minister Harsh Vardhan has discredited the recent global reports claiming over one million deaths in India due to air pollution, saying such studies are only aimed at "causing panic"....
09:56, 2019-05-05

Former Nazi soldier charged after blaming victims for deaths, denying impact of Holocaust, report says A former Nazi soldier is facing up to 7 years in prison after German prosecutors say he appeared on a television program and blamed his victims for their deaths, while also denying the impact of the Holocaust....
19:28, 2019-07-24

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a ...
23:14, 2019-07-12

Report: Food Insecurity On The Rise In Kentucky MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Hunger-relief advocates are sounding the alarm after the release of a new study that paints a grim picture about food insecurity in Kentucky. The study, conducted by the organization Feeding America, shows that at...
23:14, 2019-05-14

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise After Jobs Report The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. government note pushed back above 2% after a solid jobs report eased some of the pressure on the Federal Reserve to move aggressively to cut interest rates....
16:56, 2019-07-05

Report: Secret Border Patrol Facebook group mocked migrant deaths, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Screenshots reportedly from a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents, with thousands of members, show posts that joked about the deaths of migrants and discussed throwing burritos at Latino members of Congress visiting a de...
23:56, 2019-07-01

Home prices are on the rise thanks to older millennials, report finds Every state except Connecticut and South Dakota saw home prices increase annually in 2019, according to a new report.       ...
22:56, 2019-09-04

Cyberbullying is on the rise, and girls report 3 times more harassment than boys There's a rise in cyberbullying nationwide, with three times as many girls reporting being harassed online or by text message than boys.       ...
18:28, 2019-07-26

World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN report finds Eliminating hunger by 2030 is an immense challenge, say heads of UN agenciesMore than 820 million people worldwide are still going hungry, according to a UN report that says reaching the target of zero hunger by 2030 is “an immense challenge”.The num...
21:28, 2019-07-15

Russian pharmacies report rise in sales of iodine near military explosion Chemists in two northern cities sell more tablets after radiation levels spiked for a short timePharmacies in two northern Russia cities have reported increased sales of iodine, a chemical used to limit the effects from radiation exposure, after a my...
23:00, 2019-08-09

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
16:56, 2019-07-15

Abortion providers report 'alarming' rise in picketing, vandalism and trespassing Last year, trespassing hit highest level since 1999 while vandalism occurred at highest rate since 1990US abortion providers reported an “alarming escalation” in incidents of disruption and intimidation in 2018, according to new findings report by th...
06:42, 2019-05-25

UK report cites Labour row as contributing to rise in anti-Semitic incidents The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain rose in the first half of the year, according to a charity on Thursday that cited alleged anti-Semitism in the opposition Labour party as a contributing factor....
06:28, 2019-08-01

Report: Pentagon study reveals sexual assault cases in military are on the rise A study by the Pentagon reveals that cases of sexual assault in the military ranks has increased 38% from 2016 to 2018.        ...
16:00, 2019-05-02

Nissan Mulls Pulling Out Of South Korea As Trade Tensions Rise: Report Nissan Motor Co is considering pulling out of South Korea, the Financial Times reported on Friday, as political and trade tensions between Japan and South Korea have caused sales of Japanese products......
14:56, 2019-09-07

Russian pharmacies report rise in sales of iodine near site of mysterious military explosion Civilians of two northern Russian cities flocked to pharmacies Friday to purchase large quantities of iodine after a Russian rocket engine mysteriously exploded in the area Thursday....
23:56, 2019-08-09

Urban overdose deaths overtake rural deaths for first time in years Drug overdose deaths in urban counties surpassed those in rural counties in 2016 and continued through 2017, according to a report from the National Center for Health Statistics....
21:42, 2019-08-02

HMP Pentonville: Government neglect blamed for alarming rise in violence and drugs at prison, report finds Government neglect has "directly contributed" to an alarming rise in violence and drugs at one of the country's oldest and busiest prisons, it is claimed....
21:00, 2019-08-28

Macy's shares rise 2% on report retailer may build office tower on top of flagship New York store Shares of retailer Macy's rose 2% Wednesday, following a report by Bloomberg that the retailer may build an office tower on top its flagship New York store....
17:42, 2019-04-28

Helicopter pilot who crashed atop Manhattan high-rise not licensed for foul-weather flying: report The helicopter pilot who died when his craft crash-landed atop a New York City high-rise on Monday was not licensed to be in the air during bad weather, officials said....
22:00, 2019-06-11

Trump says he’s looking at protections for Venezuelans in US WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his administration is considering granting Temporary Protected Status to thousands of Venezuelans who have fled to the United States amid ongoing unrest. The once-wealthy oil nation is now facing severe s...
21:56, 2019-06-11

Venezuelans' Latest Woe: Gas Lines Despite having the world’s largest crude reserves, Venezuela is running out of fuel, forcing people to skip work and take their children out of school so they can wait up to a week for a turn at the pump to get rationed quantities....
15:56, 2019-06-10

Four million Venezuelans have fled crisis: U.N. Four million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled an economic and political crisis in their homeland, all but 700,000 of them since the end of 2015, U.N. aid agencies said on Friday....
14:56, 2019-06-07

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans asylum U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was looking into the possibility of granting asylum or temporary protected status to Venezuelans fleeing political turmoil in their country....
20:56, 2019-06-11

UN: Venezuelans now file 1 in 5 of all new asylum claims LIMA, Peru (AP) — When Johan Álvarez was unable to provide more than one meal a day for his young family he knew it was time to leave Venezuela. With his wife and infant son, the 25-year-old embarked on a lengthy journey by bus through three nations ...
19:56, 2019-06-19

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family’s savings had been devastated by the nation’s hyperinflation, lim...
22:28, 2019-05-22

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, almost half of whom are youth. ...
01:56, 2019-08-15

Venezuelans rejoice while watching coup attempt Dozens of Venezuelan exiles have packed a small diner in a Miami suburb to celebrate as opposition leader Juan Guaidó leads a military uprising. (April 30th)        ...
01:28, 2019-05-01

Venezuelans Brace for Pain From U.S. Sanctions Against Maduro Venezuelans already struggling with galloping inflation and food shortages prepared for more privation after the U.S. imposed sweeping sanctions that match measures against North Korea, Iran and Cuba....
10:00, 2019-08-07

UNHCR: 5,400 Venezuelans enter Peru in single day AGUAS VERDES, Peru (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says that a record number of Venezuelan migrants have crossed into Peru. UNHCR Information Officer Regina de la Portilla said that 5,400 Venezuelans poured into the Andean country on Thursda...
20:28, 2019-06-14

Venezuelans flock to Peru before new entry requirements Venezuelan citizens were rushing to enter Peru Thursday less than two days before it imposes new entry requirements on migrants fleeing the crisis-wracked South American nation....
02:14, 2019-06-14

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lead the South American nation. American activists supporting embattled President Nicolas Maduro have oc...
23:00, 2019-05-07

Venezuelans rejoice watching Guaido uprising Dozens of Venezuelan exiles have packed a small diner in a Miami suburb to celebrate as opposition leader Juan Guaidó leads a military uprising. (April 30th)        ...
01:28, 2019-05-01

Treat fleeing Venezuelans as refugees, U.N. urges world Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not to deport them....
15:14, 2019-05-21

Venezuelans adopt recycling to make ends meet In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a marketplace kiosk in Caracas and repairs broken light bulbs for people who can’t afford new ones in the crisis-torn nat...
09:00, 2019-06-11

50 Americans are living in Venezuela’s D.C. embassy. Venezuelans want it back. The embassy has become the scene of a proxy standoff between supporters of Juan Guaidó and those who say Nicolás Maduro is the rightful leader of Venezuela....
09:42, 2019-05-02

Trump administration to continue deporting Venezuelans despite crisis US as yet unwilling to grant temporary protected statusSenators accuse Trump of ‘having it both ways’ over MaduroThe Trump administration has said it is not yet willing to grant temporary protected status to Venezuelans, meaning it will continue to d...
02:28, 2019-07-17

Venezuelans in Argentina get sense of deja vu as crisis builds Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiraling toward the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She did not know what the future would hold, but she was certain it would be brighter....
19:42, 2019-09-05

Pence: U.S. Navy hospital ship to help displaced Venezuelans Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that a U.S. Navy hospital ship will set sail to relieve pressure from the strain of increase in displaced Venezuelans....
22:14, 2019-06-18

Peru begins requesting passports and visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country....
18:00, 2019-06-15

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group of Venezuelans submitted a lawsuit claiming they we...
14:14, 2019-07-16

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country....
04:42, 2019-06-16

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his envoy to the UK....
15:56, 2019-05-21

Macaws offer feathered 'therapy' to suffering Venezuelans Looking for an escape from the daily realities of crisis-ridden Venezuela, Carmen Gomez finds solace receiving visitors on the roof of her Caracas apartment building every morning: groups of blue and gold macaws that arrive at daybreak....
14:28, 2019-07-17

More than 4 million Venezuelans have left the country in recent years: UN The UN said Friday that the number of Venezuelans who have fled their strife-torn country in recent years has topped 4 million as the government of strongman Nicolás Maduro struggles to maintain power amid crippling sanctions. The UN’s refugee agency...
19:42, 2019-06-07

From Alfreton Town to the Premier League: the rise and rise of Chris Wilder | Ben Fisher The top flight’s newest manager has Sheffield United in his blood but has been a winner wherever he has coachedIt was Sam Allardyce in 2012, then in charge of West Ham, who infamously said he could have been managing a Champions League club had his s...
14:28, 2019-05-01

Record number of Venezuelans arrive in Peru: UN steps up response The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has sent extra teams this week to the border between Peru and Ecuador to support the authorities, as an unprecedent number of Venezuelan refugees and migrants – over 15,000 – have entered Peru this week....
18:56, 2019-06-16

Angry Venezuelans wait hours for fuel as shortages worsen Angry drivers queued for hours in towns across Venezuela on Friday as fuel shortages worsened in the South American nation following a plunge in gasoline imports and a stoppage at the nation's second-largest oil refinery....
02:28, 2019-05-18

Disappointed Venezuelans lose patience with Guaido as Maduro hangs on Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro, he told supporters at a rally outside the capital, Caracas: "In the next few days, we'll decide our destiny."...
10:00, 2019-07-02

UN agencies welcome regional road map to help integrate ‘continuing exodus of Venezuelans’ A new road map adopted by Latin American and Caribbean countries, to help better integrate refugees and migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela into new host societies, drew a warm welcome from two UN agencies on Monday....
01:42, 2019-07-09

Trump administration denies special help to Venezuelans seeking asylum Despite clarion calls for Venezuelan ‘freedom’ the US has resisted offering Temporary Protected Status to those fearing persecutionAs Venezuela slumps further into crisis, White House officials from Donald Trump down have made repeated expressions of...
16:00, 2019-05-05

Colgate warns Venezuelans not to buy fake imported toothpaste brands Colgate-Palmolive Co is warning Venezuelans not buy fake versions of its toothpaste brands, leading local authorities to issue a health warning, as demand for imported products in Venezuela's dysfunctional economy encourages the spread of knock-off ...
05:28, 2019-08-14

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South Ame...
21:56, 2019-06-14

Peru president vows to keep deporting Venezuelans with criminal records Peru's president on Thursday vowed to continue deporting Venezuelans with criminal records as long as necessary, part of a tougher stance toward Venezuelan migrants in the region as they continue to flee their crisis-stricken homeland in mass....
02:42, 2019-06-07

Number of Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil surges during attempt to oust Maduro Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday, when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro from power, according to Brazilian government data released on Wednesday....
04:28, 2019-05-02

As Peru tightens its border, desperate Venezuelans cling to asylum lifeline Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisis-stricken nation, as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead....
18:14, 2019-06-16

Venezuelans turn to reusing, repairing old items to survive economic crisis CARACAS, Venezuela — In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a market kiosk in Caracas and repairs broken light bulbs for people who can’t afford new ones in the crisis-torn nation....
21:42, 2019-06-11

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ranks, according to five Colombian military commanders. ...
12:28, 2019-06-20

Venezuelans left stranded at Ecuador's border as visa rule comes into effect Ecuador's new visa restrictions left Venezuelans marooned at the border. Colombia's government criticized Quito's decision, saying it could boost human trafficking and put migrants at risk....
09:00, 2019-08-29

Terrified Venezuelans fleeing Maduro join the masses at the southern border While the American border crisis is centered on the 1.9 million migrants coming out of the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in the last four years, the next great wave of migration — from Venezuela — has already begun....
07:14, 2019-05-12

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the people. A new approach is needed, writes Günther Maihold....
19:14, 2019-05-02

UN refugee chief impressed with Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to plight of fleeing Venezuelans While praising the “efficient, coordinated, humane and innovative response” by Brazil on behalf of fleeing Venezuelans, the UN refugee chief has said that the sheer number of those on the run is proving to be a major challenge, calling for greater in...
17:56, 2019-08-19

Venezuelans clash with pro-Maduro Code Pink activists in tense scene outside DC embassy Dozens of supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido converged Tuesday on the now-shuttered Venezuelan embassy in Washington, clashing with pro-regime activists who have been camped out at the building for weeks in support of embattled Nicolas Madur...
00:00, 2019-05-01

The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton Mike Middleton had no idea what he was letting himself in for when he agreed to be the first opponent of Audley Harrison The post The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton appeared first on Boxing News....
19:42, 2019-05-19

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regio...
14:49, 2019-04-28

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Venezuelans; UN urges Yemen’s warring parties to down weapons; and UN expert calls for Mali rec...
22:42, 2019-08-19

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence...
08:42, 2019-08-15

Stateless in Colombia Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
20:42, 2019-08-12

Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes "Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay despite fielding a second-string side to make it a clean sweep of victories in their Copa America group stage campaign, leaving Paraguay\u0027s hopes of staying in the tournament hanging by a thread."...
00:56, 2019-06-24

The best things to do in Cartagena, Colombia Cartagena, perched on Colombia's Caribbean coast, is quickly becoming a must-visit, especially for Americans and Canadians enjoying new, convenient flight routes....
13:14, 2019-09-06

Colombia's Isagen issues $333 mln in bonds Isagen SA, Colombia's third-largest electricity generator, issued 1.1 trillion pesos ($333.6 million) in bonds on Thursday to substitute debt and finance its operations....
00:42, 2019-06-07

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colombia. Colombia’s government said in a statement Thursday that it had reached the decision with...
01:42, 2019-05-31

Several dead in Colombia plane crash A small plane crashes in southwestern Colombia.It was headed from Popayan to Lopez de Micay when it crashed at 2:11 pm        ...
16:14, 2019-09-16

| Neymar set to return for Brazil v Colombia Brazil coach Tite said Neymar will make a long-awaited return from injury when the South American champions take on Colombia in a friendly in Miami this weekend....
06:56, 2019-09-06

Colombia to tell UN that Venezuela harbors ‘terrorists’ A news magazine says leaked intelligence reports indicate that Venezuela’s government is harboring Colombian rebels in its territory — and Colombian officials say that coincides with allegations they will present this month to the United Nations...
04:42, 2019-09-10

Colombia's last rebel army – in pictures The National Liberation Army (ELN) is Colombia’s last rebel army and one of the oldest guerrilla groups in Latin America. It has been involved in the continuing Colombian armed conflict since 1964 and is classified as a terrorist organisation by seve...
09:28, 2019-06-21

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The phenomenon could upend Colombia's push for lasting peace....
21:56, 2019-06-27

Colombia Rearrests Ex-Rebel Commander Authorities rearrested Seuxis Hernández, a former commander of the FARC rebel group, just minutes after he was released from jail by a special court order that triggered an institutional crisis....
15:14, 2019-05-18

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
02:28, 2019-05-22

UN chief: Colombia must respect commitments to rebels U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he regrets the “polarization and division” in Colombia over elements of the 2016 peace deal and is urging the government to ensure any changes to the accord respect commitments made to rebels who disarmed...
01:28, 2019-07-03

Colombia plays Paraguay with mind already on Copa last 8 With its mind on the Copa America quarterfinals, Colombia will try to take advantage of the pressure on Paraguay on Sunday       ...
21:14, 2019-06-22

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
18:42, 2019-06-08

Colombia: Thousands protest against activist slayings Across Colombia, protesters carried photos of murdered activists and signs reading: "No more bloodshed." Over 400 people have been killed in an alarming wave of violence since the 2016 peace deal was signed....
07:42, 2019-07-27

Ex-Rebel hospitalized in Colombia day after polemical arrest A former Colombian rebel leader has been hospitalized with signs of altered consciousness a day after being freed from jail and then rearrested in a highly-politicized drug case that has strained relations with the U.S. Authorities said Saturday that...
21:56, 2019-05-18

Convicted money launderer arrives in Colombia from U.S. A Colombian man convicted by the United States of laundering drug trafficking proceeds returned to Bogota on Tuesday to serve additional jail time under a pyramid scheme conviction....
19:56, 2019-06-25

Colombia plane crash kills seven: authorities A small plane crashed near the southwestern Colombian city of Popayan on Sunday, killing seven of the nine passengers aboard, the city's mayor and the country's civil aviation authority said....
02:14, 2019-09-16

Here’s how others can join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Only defending champion Chile and Colombia have qualified for the Copa America knockout stage after two rounds of group matches. The third and last round starts on Saturday. The top two in each group and the two best thi...
19:00, 2019-06-22

Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail A former Colombian rebel leader who narrowly dodged extradition to the U.S. on drug charges has injured himself in jail while waiting for court-ordered release...
01:42, 2019-05-18

Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 Argentina Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 ArgentinaRoger Martinez and Duvan Zapata see off rivalsBrawl breaks out after Lionel Messi is fouledRoger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa América Gr...
08:00, 2019-06-16

Colombia court maintains moratorium on fracking Colombia's top administrative court maintained a temporary moratorium on the use of fracking on Tuesday, stymieing potential pilot projects amid ongoing arguments in a wider case regarding the use of the technique to extract oil and gas....
01:42, 2019-09-11

Colombia's Hocol says signed four oil contracts for $100 mln investment Hocol, a unit of Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol, signed four contracts on Thursday for oil exploration that will require a total investment of some $100 million, the company said....
03:00, 2019-07-12

UN Security Council to visit Colombia in July UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreement between the government and the country’s main rebel group. Peruvian Ambassador Gustavo Meza-C...
00:42, 2019-06-27

App looks to get tips from coffee drinkers to Colombia growers An app that sends money in the form of tips from appreciative caffeine devotees around the world to coffee growers in Colombia could help farmers battered by dismal prices earn more income, the initiative's founder said....
23:56, 2019-08-23

Colombia ex-rebel, wanted in US, sworn in as congressman A former Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges was sworn into office as a congressman on Tuesday in a case that has riled detractors of the still-fragile peace accord with leftist rebels that ended decades of conflict....
20:28, 2019-06-11

Rocky start in Colombia’s congress for ex-rebel wanted in US BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A former top Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges has gotten off to a rocky start as a newly sworn-in lawmaker. Seuxis Hernández arrived late to a House of Representatives committee meeting Wednesday at wh...
01:14, 2019-06-13

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneeded....
23:14, 2019-06-08

US: Coca cultivation in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is reporting that coca cultivation and cocaine production in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 for the first time in six years, but it remained at historically high levels. The White House Office of National...
19:28, 2019-06-26

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
13:14, 2019-06-18

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicized drug case. A lawyer for Seuxis Hernandez confirmed Thursday’s release after the Supreme Court...
20:14, 2019-05-30

Colombia slams former FARC commander's call to arms The Colombian government has accused Venezuela of harboring the former rebels as they launch a new campaign against "the oligarchy." The rebels said the government had turned their back on their promises for peace....
14:42, 2019-08-30

More than one-quarter of the gasoline sold in Colombia is used to make cocaine Colombia is investigating 33 gas stations — many in rural areas where criminal activity and cocaine production is present — for having suspiciously high demand for gasoline. As much as 70 million gallons, or 28%, of the 250 gallons of gas...
22:14, 2019-06-03

Cabal and Farah create men's doubles history for Colombia Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title when they beat France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-3 in a near five-hour epic at Wimbledon on Saturd...
00:14, 2019-07-14

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months. Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two internationa...
17:56, 2019-06-08

Colombia's Ecopetrol targets 2019-2023 savings of $2.4 bln Colombian state-run oil company Ecopetrol on Friday said it will launch a new phase of cost-cutting aimed at saving 8 trillion pesos ($2.43 bln) from 2019 to 2023....
19:00, 2019-06-07

Claudia Duque: 'There's a strategy of silencing the press in Colombia' The Colombian journalist has denounced her country's press censorship policies. She currently faces a court order that prevents her from speaking out against the people who tortured her psychologically for years....
15:28, 2019-09-16

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulatory visit in 2017....
23:14, 2019-08-12

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supplies but criticized for causing environmental dama...
22:42, 2019-06-07

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
01:42, 2019-08-06

Argentina, Colombia open Copa America looking to end drought SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Will it be more of the same or the starting point of a prosperous cycle? The question applies to both Argentina and Colombia ahead of their Copa America debut in Brazil on Saturday at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. Both tea...
20:28, 2019-06-14

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
13:14, 2019-06-08

Colombia could spend $1 billion on new air force planes: sources Colombia is examining proposals from the United States, Spain and Sweden as it look to replace its aging military aircraft, the South American country's air force said on Tuesday....
23:28, 2019-07-23

Colombia's fight against rebels would be easier without Maduro: minister There is "no doubt" it would be easier to combat Colombia's rebel groups if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were no longer in power, Colombia's foreign minister said, amid accusations that Caracas is providing the groups with shelter....
07:00, 2019-09-01

Factbox: Gold miners' rocky road in Colombia Canada's Continental Gold is on track to open a mine in Colombia in 2020 that will be the country's first large-scale underground gold project in years....
15:42, 2019-06-20

Venezuela says it has proof of anti-Maduro plot in Colombia The Venezuelan government is presenting evidence of what it calls paramilitary training camps in neighboring Colombia to plot violent attacks to undermine President Nicolás Maduro...
23:56, 2019-08-31

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
01:28, 2019-06-09

Killings, threats and delays disenchant Colombia's ex-FARC Ricardo Bolanos lays out a camouflage vest, a small battery radio and old rubber boots on his bed, cherished relics from his 45 years as a FARC guerrilla fighter....
18:14, 2019-09-02

Colombia will not allow Venezuela border to be rebel sanctuary: Duque Colombia will not allow its border with Venezuela to become a sanctuary for the leftist ELN rebel group, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, after local media published documents said to show Venezuela has given weapons to the group....
20:00, 2019-05-10

Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia Venezuelan President Maduro has accused Colombia of plotting his overthrow, while Bogota said Venezuela harbors and backs rogue rebel fighters. The US offered Colombia its "full support" against any attempted aggression....
11:14, 2019-09-11

Caño Cristales: Colombia's spectacular 'liquid rainbow' Visit Caño Cristales at the right time (roughly June to November), and you'll be delighted by Colombia's spectacular "liquid rainbow." Find out about this amazing river and how to get there....
22:42, 2019-05-03

Colombia-Chile game delayed because of traffic in Sao Paulo SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America quarterfinal between Colombia and Chile has been delayed after the Chilean squad couldn’t arrive in time because of heavy traffic in Sao Paulo. The match at the Arena Corinthians started 20 minutes after origin...
02:56, 2019-06-29

Bernal claims Colombia's first Tour de France title Egan Bernal became the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall leader's yellow jersey after Sunday's 21st and final stage won by Caleb Ewan of Australia....
02:00, 2019-07-29

Colombia's Egan Bernal wins Tour de France Egan Bernal was crowned as the first Colombian to win the Tour de France and the youngest in more than a century after safely negotiating the 21st and final stage into Paris Sunday...
03:42, 2019-07-29

SoftBank eyeing near US$1-billion investment in Colombia's Rappi Rappi was founded in 2015 by three friends as a restaurant-delivery business in Colombia’s capital, Bogotá. It has since spread across Latin America....
19:28, 2019-04-30

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams’ debut in the South American tournament. Rodriguez set up Roger Martinez’s ope...
02:14, 2019-06-16

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....
13:00, 2019-07-18

Tour de France champion gets homecoming fiesta in Colombia Thousands of screaming fans are holding a victory party for Tour de France Champion Egan Bernal in his Colombian hometown       ...
21:42, 2019-08-07

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start."...
13:14, 2019-06-16

Chile vs Colombia one of highlights of Copa América quarters SÃO PAULO (AP) — One of the most anticipated games of the Copa América won’t feature South American powerhouses Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. It will be Friday’s quarterfinal between Chile and Colombia that could prove the highlight of t...
01:42, 2019-06-28

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, for coffee, the growers' federation said on Tuesday, part of an effort to fight drug produ...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Colombia’s Former FARC Guerrilla Leader Calls for Return to War The call, made in a video by the ex-commander known as Iván Márquez, could signal the unraveling of a peace agreement that ended a 52-year war that left 220,000 dead....
23:56, 2019-08-29

Colombia’s ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs LONDON (AP) — Colombia’s former Davis Cup captain, Miguel Tobon, has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild-card entries. The TIU says Tobon was found guilty ...
20:14, 2019-05-18

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
01:42, 2019-06-15

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent years....
01:00, 2019-05-28

Here's how others can join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters Only defending champion Chile and Colombia have qualified for the Copa America knockout stage after two rounds of group matches       ...
20:14, 2019-06-22

Bombing halts pumping on Colombia's Transandino pipeline Colombia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Friday it halted pumping on the Transandino pipeline after a bombing in southwestern Narino province....
04:28, 2019-07-27

Orchids at Kew Gardens review – celebrating the colour of Colombia As home to an amazing 4200 orchid species, Colombia is the perfect choice to fuel an orchid festival at Kew Gardens in London – and turn it into a carnival...
16:56, 2019-04-28

Colombia's Grupo Argos, Corficolombiana to issue $276 mln in bonds Colombian holding companies Grupo Argos SA and Corficolombiana will each issue more than $100 million in local bonds on Tuesday and Wednesday, in efforts to raise financing or substitute debt, the companies said....
21:00, 2019-08-27

United Airlines Deepens Commitment to Colombia's Avianca United Continental Holdings said it’s prepared to lend money to Avianca Holdings, part of a deal that would sideline the Colombian air carrier’s biggest shareholder and could help solidify the U.S. carrier’s presence in a fast-growing region for air ...
15:00, 2019-05-25

Colombia-Chile game delayed because of traffic in São Paulo The Copa América quarterfinal between Colombia and Chile has been delayed after the Chilean squad couldn't arrive in time because of heavy traffic in São Paulo       ...
08:00, 2019-06-29

Colombia laments lack of aid for growing Venezuela migration crisis International donors have been significantly less generous in their support of Venezuelan migrants than other global refugee crises, Colombia's foreign minister said on Tuesday, as he repeated a request for more aid money....
00:28, 2019-08-21

Maduro asks Colombia's military to 'disobey' orders against Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday called on Colombia's military to "disobey orders to disrupt Venezuela's peace," in the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the neighboring South American countries....
05:28, 2019-07-26

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
23:00, 2019-05-22

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
23:14, 2019-05-22

Venezuela partially opens border with Colombia that was shut in February Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced a partial opening of the country's border with Colombia, which his government closed in February as opposition leaders prepared an ultimately failed effort to bring aid into the country....
03:28, 2019-06-08

Colombia rebels' new offensive brings back bad memories for businesses When Colombian businessman Christian Ulloa heard that former members of the FARC rebels had rejected a peace deal with the government and launched a new offensive, he could not help but feel alarm....
18:56, 2019-09-04

Venezuela military exercises on border a 'threat': Colombia minister Venezuela's planned border military exercises are a direct threat to regional stability, Colombia's foreign minister said on Wednesday, as the neighboring countries renewed their frequent verbal sparring over security....
19:42, 2019-09-04

Colombia: Mayoral, city council candidates killed in ambush Bogota has blamed FARC dissidents for the deaths of two local politicians in the Cauca region. The killing comes just days after some prominent members of the dissolved FARC rebel army announced a return to arms....
06:14, 2019-09-03

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
03:00, 2019-08-14

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
04:14, 2019-07-02

Colombia scores late to edge Qatar 1-0 in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar and a spot in the knockout stage of the Copa America on Wednesday. After squandering many scoring oppor...
02:28, 2019-06-20

‘I wish it’s not true’ – Vidal saddened by death threats to Colombia’s Tesillo "William Tesillo missed a penalty as Colombia lost to Chile 5-4 in a shootout at the Copa America, with his wife saying he and his family have received death threats."...
11:00, 2019-07-02

Colombia's FARC political party accuses far right of attacks on members The political party formed by Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels on Wednesday accused the far right of assassinating its members, but pledged to continue the process of reintegration....
19:28, 2019-05-15

Copa America: Chile beat Colombia in penalty shootout Alexis Sanchez scores the decisive penalty of a tense shootout to send defending champions Chile into the semi-finals of the Copa America after a 0-0 draw with Colombia....
12:00, 2019-06-29

Colombia beats Paraguay at Copa America to stay perfect SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Colombia beat Paraguay 1-0 on Sunday to stay perfect at the Copa America with three wins, and also helped Argentina to advance in second. The only goal of the Group B match at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador was scored at 31 ...
01:28, 2019-06-24

Colombia's ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs Colombia's former Davis Cup captain Miguel Tobon has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild card entries in 2017        ...
20:00, 2019-05-18

Banana industry on alert after disease hits crops in Colombia LA GUAJIRA, Colombia — It might not be obvious at the supermarket, but the banana industry is fighting to protect the most popular variety of the fruit from a destructive fungus. A disease that ravages banana crops has made its long-dreaded arrival i...
00:42, 2019-08-27

Egan Bernal wins Tour de France and all of Colombia celebrates From the jubilant crowds in the cyclist’s home village up to the president, emotions run high Egan Bernal becomes first Colombian to win the Tour de FranceAlvaro Bernal, a Colombian corn farmer, traversed the pouring rain to reach the cobbled square ...
00:00, 2019-07-29

Despite killings, Continental Gold still on track with flagship Colombia mine Last September, Continental Gold Inc's painstaking efforts to build community support for its gold and silver mine beneath the green skirts of Colombia's Andes suddenly looked vulnerable when gunmen killed four of its employees in two separate attack...
15:42, 2019-06-20

| Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals....
08:56, 2019-06-29

Big cats and exotic birds: Colombia's rescued animals – in pictures Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar illegal wildlife trade is the fourth-largest in the country after drugs, guns and human trafficking Co...
22:28, 2019-08-05

Colombia's Duque must get reforms through Congress to safeguard economic recovery President Ivan Duque must push pension and energy reforms through a hostile and polarized congress over the next year if Colombia's slow and uncertain economic recovery is to take root, analysts and lawmakers said....
16:28, 2019-08-07

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug trafficking....
02:14, 2019-05-30

Lens: A Photographer Confronts His Family’s Tragic Past in Colombia’s War Colombia’s bloody conflict left Andres Cardona an orphan. After years of covering how political violence devastated others, he now looks at how it changed his life forever....
14:50, 2019-04-28

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
19:14, 2019-05-25

Colombia's Duque says working to stop slayings of community leaders Colombia is working to halt scores of slayings of community leaders by criminal groups and remnant bands of rebels following the country's historic 2016 peace deal, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, during a visit from the UN Security Council....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Colombia-led multinational operation seizes 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in 105-day period A multinational anti-narcotics operation led by Colombia has seized up to 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in the past 105 days worth some $3.2 billion, President Ivan Duque said on Monday...
08:00, 2019-04-30

Colombia's armed forces on alert over Venezuela military exercises The Colombian military is on alert in response to Venezuelan armed forces exercises along the two nations' border that Colombia considers an open threat, a senior military commander said on Wednesday....
06:56, 2019-09-12

Australia to play in 2020 Copa America in Colombia-Argentina Australia will be one of the two guest nations at the 2020 Copa America, the head of South America's soccer body says       ...
20:28, 2019-06-13

Loss to Colombia highlights scale of Messi's task to win Copa There is nothing Lionel Messi craves more than winning a trophy with Argentina but his side's haphazard performance in the 2-0 Copa America defeat by Colombia on Saturday laid bare the difficulty of the task he faces....
18:42, 2019-06-16

Colombia's Supreme Court orders release of ex-FARC leader Colombia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group, the latest development in a legal saga concerning his detention and possible extradition to the United States....
23:42, 2019-05-29

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but Colombia still rates investment grade....
14:14, 2019-05-28

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that protects him....
21:14, 2019-07-11

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation....
04:28, 2019-09-07

Ecopetrol's plan for fracking project hits new snag in Colombia Colombia's environmental authority said on Friday that it was suspending its evaluation of Ecopetrol's request to start a fracking pilot project until an administrative court reinstates rules for tapping unconventional crude deposits....
21:00, 2019-07-12

The Latest: Colombia's Cabal, Farah win Wimbledon doubles Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title, beating France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in a Wimbledon final that lasted nearly 5 hours     &#...
23:28, 2019-07-13

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago. Documents from Colombia’s prosecutor’s office show that Gen. Nicacio...
19:56, 2019-05-25

Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as potentially devastating to the country's banana exports, the agriculture minister said on Sunday....
11:56, 2019-07-15

Man Traveling From Colombia Ingested 246 Bags Of Cocaine, Died Midflight The man, identified only as Udo N., 42, began suffering seizures Friday on the flight, prompting an emergency landing in Hermosillo, a city in Sonora, Mexico, authorities said....
05:14, 2019-05-29

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, but said its use could be reinstated if the government meets certain conditi...
04:14, 2019-07-19

Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in Venezuela, accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, and said it rejects any attempt to threaten the life Colombian President Ivan Duque....
03:00, 2019-05-04

Chile beats Colombia in shootout to reach Copa América semis SAO PAULO (AP) — Chile stayed on track to defend its Copa América title by defeating Colombia 5-4 on penalties in the quarterfinals of the South American competition on Friday. Alexis Sánchez scored the decisive penalty kick to send the two-time defe...
04:42, 2019-06-29

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and rainy Pacific coast. She delivers babies into a world where families are big but food, medicine and ev...
21:28, 2019-05-17

US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia....
01:42, 2019-05-31

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collabora...
21:00, 2019-07-20

Colombia orders Uber to improve data security after 2016 breach Colombia has given ride-hailing app Uber Technologies Inc four months to improve its data security, the commerce regulator said on Tuesday, after a 2016 data breach affected more than 260,000 of the South American country's residents....
21:28, 2019-07-23

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle town of Riosucio sits on the banks of the Atrato river, not far from the border with Panama. With a pop...
10:56, 2019-06-14

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain....
16:00, 2019-05-27

Jesse Williams and Girlfriend Taylour Paige Turn Up the Heat in Colombia Jesse Williams spent Memorial Day weekend enjoying some fun in the sun with his leading lady Taylour Paige. The Grey's Anatomy actor took to Instagram on Monday to post a picture of......
20:00, 2019-05-28

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon Inc the rights to the .amazon domain....
00:42, 2019-05-27

Car bomb attack on National Police Academy in Colombia, ‘strongly condemned’ by UN A car bomb attack at the National Police Academy in the Colombian capital Bogotá, which reportedly left at least nine dead and dozens injured, has been ‘strongly condemned’ by the United Nations....
17:28, 2019-04-28

Venezuela says paramilitary camps are training anti-Maduro forces in Colombia Satellite images and co-ordinates showed the existence of three paramilitary camps training 200 armed men along the border inside Colombia, according to Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez....
00:42, 2019-09-01

Former FARC leader's arrest sought in blow to Colombia's peace deal Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the capture of a former FARC rebel commander-turned lawmaker on Tuesday after he failed to appear for questioning about U.S. drug-trafficking charges, in a fresh blow to the country's landmark peace deal....
05:00, 2019-07-10

James and Falcao head Colombia's Copa America squad With James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao as main leaders, Colombia's coach Carlos Queiroz announced Thursday his squad for Copa America in Brazil        ...
11:56, 2019-05-31

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the two countries....
09:00, 2019-05-02

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
02:14, 2019-05-01

Colombia's Avianca investigating potential past bribery on tickets, upgrades Colombia's Avianca Holdings said on Thursday that internal investigators are looking into potential bribery, as the airline had in the past given free tickets and free upgrades to government officials of several countries....
04:14, 2019-08-16

Where it all begins: Colombia's peasant farmers fuel Pacific drug trade The wave of drugs arriving in countries like Fiji starts in the jungles of South America where ‘coca is everything’The cocaine market is booming in Australia and New Zealand, causing ripples throughout the Pacific region. But long before it is snorte...
06:00, 2019-06-26

Poetic justice: Colombia's verse rebels vindicated but defiant after 60 years The Nadaistas, an iconoclastic group of young poets in Medellín, once sparked outrage but now their influence is felt from the metro to the corridors of powerIn a small plaza in Medellín, the teenage poets threw the canon of Colombian literature on t...
14:42, 2019-07-12

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicentenario and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday....
00:42, 2019-05-23

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate voted Wednesday to make Gen. Nicacio Martínez a four...
06:56, 2019-06-06

Venezuela: Colombia, Chile behind failed Nicolas Maduro assassination plot Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro says former soldiers and police plotted to assassinate him, his wife and another high-ranking official in a failed coup attempt....
15:00, 2019-06-27

Colombia player’s wife cites death threats after Copa exit BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — The wife of the Colombia defender who missed a penalty kick that led to the team’s elimination in the Copa América says he and his family have received death threats. Daniela Mejía, wife of William Tesillo, says some of ...
02:00, 2019-07-01

Colombia's Juan Valdez focused on return to Mexico, Argentina debut Colombia coffee shop chain Juan Valdez will focus on expanding its presence in Latin America, including returning to Mexico and debuting in Argentina, before it looks further afield to Asia and Europe, the chain's president said....
17:28, 2019-06-06

Colombia has waited a long time – but finally it has its Tour hero Colombia's Egan Bernal is just 22 and will later become the youngest winner of the Tour de France for more than a century - and also a national hero....
20:28, 2019-07-28

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
02:28, 2019-05-28

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflictin...
01:56, 2019-06-18

China's Didi Chuxing starts ride-hailing services in Chile, Colombia Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia, as part of its push into Latin America....
04:42, 2019-06-06

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
18:00, 2019-05-24

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX subdued, Colombia stocks gain after Saudi attacks A surge in crude prices in the wake of attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities drew muted reaction from Latin American currencies on Monday, while gains in oil producers supported Colombia's stock markets. Oil prices surged nearly 20% at one poi...
01:00, 2019-09-17

Journalist finally brings attackers to justice but warns: 'Colombia's sliding backwards' Last year saw 477 attacks and threats against journalists as factions battle over territory once held by FarcNearly two decades after her ordeal, Jineth Bedoya’s voice still cracks when she describes the day she was brutally attacked while carrying o...
17:14, 2019-06-16

'Viva Colombia!': Brailsford praises Egan Bernal after Tour de France win – video Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford chose a very specific shade of yellow to celebrate his team's latest Tour de France victory as he sported a Colombia football shirt in honour of Egan Bernal's win. Brailsford has become accustomed to toastin...
10:28, 2019-07-30

Reforms to Colombia capital market may face rough road in Congress -experts Colombia's capital market requires a long list of reforms to attract new investors and boost the local market, but may face a thorny path to change as the government wrestles with limited congressional pull, experts and executives said this week....
22:56, 2019-08-21

Former FARC leader in Colombia fails to show up in court in drug-trafficking case A missing former FARC rebel commander-turned-lawmaker who helped negotiate Colombia's 2016 peace deal failed to show up in court on Tuesday to face questioning over U.S. drug-trafficking charges, a fresh blow to the landmark agreement....
01:56, 2019-07-10

US banana imports on alert after disease makes long-dreaded arrival in Colombia The arrival of the disease is bringing back worries about the world's dependence on a single type of banana, the Cavendish.       ...
19:00, 2019-08-26

Colombia: Maduro regime, propped up by transnational criminals and terrorists, won't make deals with US President Trump’s administration can't drive out Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro by cutting deals with his cronies, according to a top regional leader, who says transnational criminal and terrorist organizations help keep the regime afloat....
01:56, 2019-05-08

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-...
22:28, 2019-05-10

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader Colombia's attorney general said on Wednesday he resigned in protest after a special court charged with prosecuting war crimes denied a U.S. extradition request for a former FARC leader accused of drug trafficking....
22:28, 2019-05-15

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
17:42, 2019-04-29

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debate in Congress over the defense minister’s future....
05:56, 2019-06-11

Colombia's Colpatria, Canada's Scotiabank to sell pension fund to Chile's Habitat Canada's Bank of Nova Scotia and Colombian investment firm Colpatria are selling their jointly-held pension fund administrator, Colfondos, to Chilean private pension fund manager AFP Habitat, Scotiabank said in a statement on Friday....
19:00, 2019-08-09

Colombia's FARC dissident leader issues new call to arms, three years after peace deal A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that it will launch a new offensive, threatening to resume their five decades of armed conflict in the South American nation....
20:14, 2019-08-29

Player dribbles past seven opponents to score stunning solo goal in Colombia – video The final stage of Colombia's Under-21 national championship produced a magical solo goal. In the 55th minute, with the scores level at 1-1, Norte de Santander's Anderson Díaz took on five players, rounded the goalkeeper, faked past another defender ...
23:56, 2019-08-15

As Colombia peace accord unravels, ex-FARC leaders take up arms, announce return to conflict President Iván Duque dismissed the former senior leaders of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group as “delinquents” and “criminals” and announced a reward for their capture....
03:00, 2019-08-30

Colombia offers nationality rights to Venezuelan children born there: UN hails ‘very important step’ The UN migration agency, IOM, has welcomed Colombia’s decision on Monday to grant nationality status to more than 24,000 Venezuelan babies born inside the country after their parents fled across the border....
18:56, 2019-08-06

Venezuela starts military exercises at Colombia border, US promises Bogota 'full support' Disputed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the start of military exercises on his country's border with Colombia Tuesday, prompting Washington to promise the Bogota government its "full support."...
06:00, 2019-09-11

No country to call home: Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
01:56, 2019-08-13

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the 15-member body’s continued commitment as the coun...
23:42, 2019-07-19

Sanchez scores winning penalty as Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach semi-final "Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw at the Corinthians arena."...
09:14, 2019-06-29

No country to call home? Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
20:42, 2019-08-12

Lebanon lawmaker in violent standoff with ex-son-in-law A leaked police report says a Lebanese lawmaker from the Hezbollah group and a dozen gunmen attempted to storm a police station following a family dispute involving a high-speed car chase...
19:56, 2019-07-14

Violent brawl breaks out at Disneyland Warning: This video contains violence . A violent brawl broke out between guests at the "happiest place on earth" over the weekend. (Video credit: SJP35 Production)        ...
21:14, 2019-07-08

Brooklyn HS turns violent again as administrators nowhere to be seen The hallways of Brooklyn’s Progress HS for Professional Careers again turned violent last week with staffers putting themselves in harm’s way to break up a fight....
00:14, 2019-05-05

A ‘Violent Tornado’ Has Touched Down In Missouri JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a “violent tornado” has touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing possible fatalities and heavy damage. The service reports that a “confirmed large and destructive...
11:14, 2019-05-23

TPD investigating violent armed robberies TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating armed robberies that have occurred around town. According to TPD, between May 18 and June 5, the suspect has committed at least four armed robberies. Police say the man has targeted mostly Domino&...
07:28, 2019-06-07

US pipelines to get new safeguards against violent protests Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is proposing sweeping new safeguards to protect the nation’s network of fuel pipelines — even those under construction — from violent protests and dangerous tampering....
17:56, 2019-06-13

Sudan protests turn violent Unidentified attackers opened fire at a sit-in by pro-democracy demonstrators in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Monday, as violence returned to the Northeast African country following the removal of President Omar al-Bashir last month....
11:00, 2019-05-14

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the ende...
18:56, 2019-05-10

| Colombia plane crash | UK Lib Dems blame Cameron for Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today Colombia plane crash kills seven | Jo Swinson: David Cameron cannot be forgiven for calling Brexit referendum; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:14, 2019-09-16

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the killing of a former member of the FARC-EP guerilla movement, which they said constitutes a “violation” of...
18:14, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong protests take violent turn Police drew their guns as protesters threw bricks and petrol bombs during one of the most violent nights Hong Kong has seen over 12 consecutive weekends of protests....
05:28, 2019-08-26

Biden says violent games are “not healthy” but not the cause of “carnage” Enlarge / US Vice President Joe Biden speaks to a roundtable of game industry representatives as ESA CEO Mike Gallagher and Attorney General Eric Holder look on. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) As Republican politicians once again point a...
02:28, 2019-08-07

Host Violent Content? In Australia, You Could Go to Jail Australia has held itself up as a model for cracking down on violent extremist material online since the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand. But the limits to its approach have become clear....
14:56, 2019-09-11

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
15:28, 2019-05-18

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.        ...
04:56, 2019-07-29

Ohio shooter interested in violent ideology: FBI Armed with a semi-automatic gun, the Ohio shooter killed nine people including his own sister. Friends of the man told news outlets he had troubling behavior around women. The FBI has opened a probe into his motives....
13:42, 2019-08-07

Nearly 1,400 People Detained at Violent Moscow Protest (MOSCOW) — Nearly 1,400 people were detained in a violent police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, a Russian monitoring group said Sunday, adding that was the largest number of detentions at a rally in the Russian capital this decad...
17:42, 2019-07-28

Unsettling, but Mansion House was not a violent protest As I joined the 350 or so guests arriving at the Lord Mayor of London's residence, at the Mansion House last night, there was little inkling of the disruption that was to come....
15:28, 2019-06-21

Two teenagers die minutes apart during violent night in London The Mayor of London said he was "sickened" after a bloody night in the city saw four people stabbed and a teenager shot dead, in a spate of separate incidents that further highlight the surge in violent crime in Britain's capital....
12:00, 2019-06-16

Violent seagulls are terrorizing England: ‘It could be fatal’ There's panic in the streets of London -- and across England -- over increasingly violent seagull attacks, with at least one terrified victim warning that it’s only a matter of time before one proves fatal....
20:56, 2019-07-28

Violent earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A powerful earthquake has struck an island chain off Papua New Guinea's north coast. A tsunami warning was briefly issued but later lifted. The extent of any damage was expected to become clear after sunrise....
08:28, 2019-05-15

Fat cells may explain why melanoma becomes 'aggressive and violent' Scientists find that fat cells transfer gene-altering proteins to melanoma cells, making them more aggressive. They also show a way to block this process....
04:00, 2019-07-30

‘Violent’ Hells Angels banned from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM — A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shootouts and drug and weapon offenses. Prosecutors had sought the measu...
22:42, 2019-05-29

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
18:28, 2019-07-11

NYC schools were most ‘violent and disruptive’ in state last year New York City schools had the most “violent and disruptive incidents” in the state last year — accounting for more than half, with incidents including assaults, sexual offenses and bomb threats, a new report reveals. The data released Tuesday by stat...
07:00, 2019-08-14

Nearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists now living in Germany Scale of problem revealed as details emerge of suspect in pro-refugee politician’s murderNearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists are living in Germany, the chief of the country’s domestic intelligence service, which is investigating the murder of ...
20:14, 2019-06-18

Over 12,000 potentially violent right-wingers in Germany, government says Over half of the 24,000 far-right extremists in Germany are potentially violent, the Interior Ministry has said. The opposition FDP wants extremists tracked where they communicate: in online game platforms....
18:42, 2019-05-03

Four dead after gunman goes on 12-hour 'violent spree' in Los Angeles Police have arrested suspect who fatally shot his father, brother and two others in the San Fernando ValleyA man fatally shot his father, brother and two others on Thursday during a 12-hour rampage in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, eluding an inte...
11:14, 2019-07-26

The moon’s violent birth may have given Earth the ingredients of life We think the moon formed when a Mars-sized object crashed into the young Earth. The same object could also have brought the carbon and other elements we need for life...
22:42, 2019-04-28

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in We...
17:14, 2019-06-01

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive Authorities say a Tennessee man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals this week, in an incident that led to backlash in Memphis, was the prime suspect in a shooting and car theft....
19:00, 2019-06-14

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after violent unrest Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze resigned on Friday, a day after violent protests outside the parliament building rocked Tbilisi, the ruling Georgian Dream party's secretary general Kakha Kaladze said....
15:00, 2019-06-21

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
10:28, 2019-06-13

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping out the window, cops said Saturday. Michael Hosan...
07:56, 2019-06-02

52 Prisoners Killed in Violent Clashes at Brazil Prison (RIO DE JANEIRO) — At least 52 prisoners were killed by other inmates during clashes between organized crime groups at the Altamira prison in northern Brazil on Monday, according to prison officials. Para state prison authorities said 16 of the...
23:14, 2019-07-29

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
23:28, 2019-06-03

At Least 57 Prisoners Killed in Violent Clashes at a Prison in Brazil (RIO DE JANEIRO) — At least 57 prisoners were killed by other inmates during clashes between organized crime groups in the Altamira prison in northern Brazil Monday with 16 of the victims being decapitated, according to prison officials. Para s...
08:56, 2019-07-30

Indonesian police ban violent protests, separatism in Papua Indonesian police have banned violent demonstrations and speeches promoting separatism in the easternmost region of Papua, which had been rocked by protests for two weeks, the state news agency Antara reported on Monday....
09:28, 2019-09-02

8 German men charged over plan to start violent uprising BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have indicted eight far-right extremists on suspicion they planned to start a violent uprising. Federal prosecutors said Friday that they have formally indicted the German men, aged 21 to 31, on suspicion of forming a...
13:56, 2019-06-28

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday."...
13:56, 2019-05-18

Anti-Russia protests turn violent in Georgia Riot police in Georgia have fired rubber bullets and tear gas as demonstrators tried to enter the national parliament building. A Russian lawmaker had addressed the legislature Georgian parliamentary speaker's seat....
10:42, 2019-06-21

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilities and workers in the DRC stop....
23:28, 2019-05-23

De Blasio admits city should do more to get violent vagrants off streets Mayor Bill de Blasio made a rare admission Tuesday — telling Fox Business anchors that the city could do more to get violent vagrants off the streets. Fox host David Asman asked the mayor if laws that are “meant to protect the mentally il...
07:00, 2019-08-14

Man, girl missing after violent storm in Switzerland: police A man and six-year-old girl are missing after their car was swept away by a torrent of mud triggered by a flash flood in southwestern Switzerland, police in Valais canton said on Monday as dozens of rescue workers continued to search....
20:01, 2019-08-12

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent BRUSSELS (AP) — A yellow vest protest march is turning violent in Brussels with demonstrators pelting buildings and police using pepper spray in confrontations. As well as several hundred protesters in yellow vests demonstrating against social injust...
18:56, 2019-05-26

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
08:56, 2019-06-17

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
08:56, 2019-06-17

Silent but violent, Daniel Dubois is everything the heavyweight division needs Who is Daniel Dubois, and what makes this quiet man the most exciting heavyweight prospect in the world? Elliot Worsell finds out The post Silent but violent, Daniel Dubois is everything the heavyweight division needs appeared first on Boxing News....
14:56, 2019-07-20

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
15:56, 2019-06-14

US returns first asylum seekers to violent Nuevo Laredo A U.S. policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through clogged U.S. immigration courts has expanded to the violent city of Nuevo Laredo...
03:56, 2019-07-10

How humans evolved to be both shockingly violent and super-cooperative The origins of our paradoxical nature lie in murder and self-domestication. It's a weird story that may even explain why our species came into existence...
14:52, 2019-04-28

Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents in Chicago, Ill. over the weekend, police said....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hundreds of thousands in the city. The protesters are vowing to stop a government plan to allow extraditi...
01:56, 2019-06-13

Dayton shooter was 'exploring violent ideologies,' investigators say Authorities said Tuesday the gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio over the weekend showed an interest in "violent ideologies" as the FBI announced it will take a central role in the investigation....
06:00, 2019-08-07

FBI says Ohio shooting suspect explored 'violent ideologies' The suspected gunman in the Dayton, Ohio, weekend shooting that killed nine people was exploring violent ideologies but it was unclear whether that influenced his actions, an FBI agent said on Tuesday....
22:56, 2019-08-06

Violent 'yellow vest' protests break out in Nantes Protests in the western French city of Nantes grew violent as police fired tear gas in clashes with protesters. At least 18 people have been reportedly arrested by police....
00:28, 2019-09-15

3 police officers injured in clashes with violent fans Police say three officers were injured while arresting violent fans ahead of the Champions League semifinal between Tottenham and Ajax        ...
02:00, 2019-05-01

Dangerous, violent tornado outbreak predicted for Monday A dangerous day for weather is forecast for Monday in portions of Texas and Oklahoma. "An outbreak of tornadoes, some potentially long-track and violent, is expected today into this evening," the Storm Prediction Center warned.    ...
13:42, 2019-05-20

‘Violent’ tornado rips through Missouri, fatalities feared A powerful tornado ripped through the state capital of Missouri on Wednesday evening, downing power lines and doing damage that could include fatalities, according to local authorities and reports. The twister — which was described as a “...
09:14, 2019-05-23

Walmart takes steps on violent video games Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores across the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but has made no changes to its policy on selling firearms....
19:00, 2019-08-09

Violent protest erupts in capital of Indonesia's Papua Protesters in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua set buildings ablaze in the provincial capital Jayapura on Thursday, forcing the state power firm to cut off electricity in some districts, state media and an executive of the utility said....
20:14, 2019-08-29

Cardi B gets naked in violent music video for ‘Press’ Cardi B keeps claiming she doesn’t need more “Press, press, press, press, press” — but her raunchy new music video all but guarantees her wish is not our command. The ultra-dark clip for the “Money” rapper’s latest...
19:28, 2019-06-26

Violent ‘Fortnite’ made me the world’s meanest mom — and I’m fine with it I am the meanest mom in the world: I won’t let my kid play “Fortnite Battle Royale.” My objections may be futile — with 200 million registered users, “Fortnite” is more popular than porn. But we all have our lines in the sand,...
14:14, 2019-05-02

| 'Enough is enough', says Nigerian govt over violent attacks in South Africa Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's government on Tuesday summoned South Africa's envoy and said it would dispatch a delegation to Pretoria to express "deep concern" over attacks on Nigerians in a wave of xenophobic violence....
01:28, 2019-09-04

Thousands rally in Romania on anniversary of violent protest Tens of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully against the ruling Social Democrat government in the capital, Bucharest, on Saturday on the one-year anniversary of a violent protest where riot police disproportionately used force....
02:42, 2019-08-11

HK police fire tear gas as protests take violent turn again Hong Kong protesters have thrown bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests for the first time in nearly two weeks...
13:56, 2019-08-24

Walmart Pulls Violent Video Game Signs The move came as Republican leaders have blamed video games for mass shootings, despite a lack of evidence. Democrats have pushed Walmart to stop selling guns, but it does not plan to do so....
22:14, 2019-08-09

Violent coup attempt foiled in Ethiopia, prime minister says ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday. The failed coup in the Amhara region was le...
18:28, 2019-06-23

Palestinian protests turn violent after Israeli police kill a man Nearly 100 people were injured and 20 others arrested in East Jerusalem as Israeli police fought with protesters angry over the killing of a Palestinian man....
17:42, 2019-07-01

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week...
08:42, 2019-07-04

British man pleads guilty to role in violent murder of US hairdresser A British man accused of murdering a hairstylist in Chicago as part of a sexual fantasy has agreed to plead guilty and give evidence against his co-defendant in exchange for a 45-year prison sentence....
04:00, 2019-07-23

‘Jett’ creator pushed for ‘pulpy and sexy and playful and violent’ Carla Gugino went from a tragic matriarch swanning in a mansion in “The Haunting of Hill House” to a master thief in “Jett” — with little time in between to catch her breath. “I was supposed to have six weeks between both projects and for a variety o...
03:42, 2019-06-13

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from patients’ fam...
20:56, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller but more violent and ugly Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
20:01, 2019-09-16

Dayton shooter embraced ‘violent ideologies’ before massacre: authorities The Dayton gunman fell under the sway of “violent ideologies” and had an “obsession” with mayhem before he killed nine people in the heinous shooting, authorities said Tuesday, as the investigation inched forward. “We ha...
01:42, 2019-08-07

Violent weather kills three in Missouri, floods rivers in Oklahoma A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital, and heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma....
22:14, 2019-05-23

Violent Tornadoes Strike Missouri, Killing 3 and Causing Destruction At least three people were killed in a tornado in southwestern Missouri, while another caused “extensive” damage in Jefferson City, the state capital....
17:00, 2019-05-23

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt appeared to back down on previous comments....
12:42, 2019-07-04

FBI says Dayton gunman who killed nine explored 'violent ideologies' – live Bureau to conduct ‘thorough, methodical’ investigationTrump not welcome in El Paso – Democratic congresswomanSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.00pm BST That’s it from me on the blog today. Maanvi Singh will be taking things ove...
23:42, 2019-08-06

The Latest: Clashes involving Hong Kong protests get violent Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement escalated violently as police launch tear gas and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who appeared to target pro-democracy demonstrators...
05:56, 2019-07-22

More than a hundred violent criminals have been released under First Step Act, data show More than a hundred violent criminals have been released under the First Step Act, President Trump's signature bipartisan criminal justice reform package, according to data from an administration official provided to Fox News on Monday....
06:28, 2019-07-23

Hong Kong descends into chaos as violent protests intensify After two months of demonstrations, Hong Kong ground to a halt Monday during a violence-filled general strike that saw protesters blocking trains during the morning rush hour and more than 200 flights were canceled when ground workers walked off the ...
20:28, 2019-08-05

Mass grave in Poland embodies the violent beginning of the Bronze Age Enlarge / This is the Late Neolithic mass grave at Koszyce, Poland. (credit: Image courtesy of Piotr Wodarczak) Sometime between 2880 and 2776 BCE, 15 family members were hastily buried together in a single pit, their shattered skulls telling a sto...
19:00, 2019-05-15

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination....
07:42, 2019-08-22

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
20:42, 2019-06-18

Mass shootings and misogyny: The violent ideology we can't ignore Recent shootings in Ohio, Texas and California have led to widespread condemnation of white supremacy, but experts say misogyny must be addressed, too        ...
21:14, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong protests: police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hong Kong have clashed with riot police as the city entered its third consecutive day of mass protests.O...
06:56, 2019-08-04

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
19:42, 2019-06-06

Kevin Hart Released From Hospital 10 Days After Violent Car Crash Kevin Hart is on the road to recovery. The comedian was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday, according to multiple outlets. Hart's release comes 10 days after he underwent back......
12:00, 2019-09-12

Trump says Baltimore is ‘worse than Honduras’ in terms of violent crime The president’s remarks about the city, made in an interview with The Washington Post, came hours after he lashed out once again at Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.)....
08:00, 2019-07-31

Officers put on leave amid probe of recorded violent arrest Three police officers in a New Jersey town have been placed on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate a violent arrest that was caught on video....
18:14, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller, but more violent and ugly Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
05:56, 2019-09-16

Rugby meets MMA in the violent Russian sport of kila – video Russia's Native Games continued in the Tambov region of central Russia last weekend, with the ancient game of kila a highlight.In a game thought to date back to the 12th century, teams of three battle it out in a no-holds-barred combination of mixed ...
15:56, 2019-08-29

Walmart, ESPN pull violent game marketing following shootings Enlarge / ESPN feels its audiences don't want to see Apex Legends scenes like this "given the swirl of that moment." Some of the biggest corporations in the United States are scaling back their display of violent games in the wake of recent mass s...
23:28, 2019-08-09

Walmart to Pull Violent Video Game Signage From Stores Walmart said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but made no changes to its policy on selling firearms....
13:28, 2019-08-10

Spain braces for more rain after hail piles up during violent storms Cold front heads towards east of country and Balearics as Madrid reels from flash-floodsParts of eastern Spain and the Balearic islands are bracing for heavy rains after Madrid and the surrounding area were battered by violent storms, torrential hail...
17:56, 2019-08-27

24 Yellow Vests lost eyes in violent protests. Now they're back for more It was a warm afternoon in March. David Breidenstein says he looked on as some of the more radical yellow vest protesters set fire to Le Fouquet's, not just a restaurant but a symbol of wealth and power in France....
02:42, 2019-07-15

Sudan protests turn violent as Omar al-Bashir is charged Heavy gunfire in Khartoum after ousted president charged over killings of protesters and transition deal moves closerViolence has flared in Sudan’s capital Khartoum after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power stru...
02:00, 2019-05-14

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders worried about damage to the city's reputation....
09:28, 2019-07-03

Witness against violent New Mexico prison gang gunned down outside home A former member of a violent New Mexico prison gang who testified against some of its members last year was shot and killed outside his home earlier this week, authorities said....
23:56, 2019-07-27

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed 10 died this past weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
00:56, 2019-06-04

Yoenis Cespedes has ankle fractures after ‘violent fall’ on ranch It’s going wrong for the Mets everywhere. General manager Brodie Van Wagenen announced Monday that Yoenis Cespedes suffered right ankle fractures from a “violent fall” on his ranch in Port St. Lucie. Cespedes has been on the injured...
22:28, 2019-05-20

No, Walmart Isn't Telling Its Stores To Remove Violent Video Games One day after Walmart asked employees to remove signage for “violent” video games, a news report said that Walmart is going one step further and ceasing sales for most video games. According to a Walmart representative speaking with Kotaku, that is n...
02:14, 2019-08-10

Violent storm kills six foreigners in northern Greek resorts Six foreigners including two children were killed and more than 100 other people injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
12:14, 2019-07-11

Walmart removes violent video game display after 2 shootings Walmart is removing violent video game displays and signs from its stores nationwide, but its policy on gun sales remains unchanged. Following shootings at two of its stores, the retail giant ordered “immediate action” in stores regarding...
23:56, 2019-08-09

The Southern Plains Is at High Risk of 'Violent' Tornadoes on Monday The South saw a few dozen tornadoes over the weekend, but Monday’s conditions are ripe for something much worse. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a high alert forecast for tornadoes across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, including Oklahoma ...
19:00, 2019-05-20

At least 24 Yellow Vests lost eyes in violent protests. Now they're more determined than ever It was a warm afternoon in March. David Breidenstein says he looked on as some of the more radical yellow vest protesters set fire to Le Fouquet's, not just a restaurant but a symbol of wealth and power in France....
06:42, 2019-07-14

Eight London boroughs named as the worst for violent youth crime Eight boroughs were today named as the worst for violent youth crime as Sadiq Khan warned that violence had "become normalised" for some young Londoners....
12:28, 2019-07-15

News coverage of violent events may contribute to 'cycle of distress' (Reuters Health) - In the wake of violent events like mass shootings or natural disasters, people who watch the most media coverage of the story are more likely to show post-traumatic stress symptoms months later, a small U.S. study suggests....
16:42, 2019-04-28

Hong Kong airport: Flights resume after violent protests Hong Kong airport has reopened after being shut down by two days of violent clashes between police and protesters. Airport authorities said they had obtained a judicial order to stop further protests....
11:28, 2019-08-14

Train to Hong Kong airport suspended after violent protests The operator of the express train to Hong Kong's airport has suspended service as pro-democracy protesters gathered there following a day of violent clashes with police....
14:14, 2019-09-01

Protesters gather at Hong Kong airport after violent night Protesters in Hong Kong succeeded in shutting down transport links to and from the city's international airport on Sunday, as they targeted the key aviation hub following a night of violent clashes with police....
10:42, 2019-09-01

Violent Femmes: Hotel Last Resort review – vigorously middling (PIAS)The only way after the dire first track is up; splashing the punk folk ire around rock’n’roll and AmericanaIn 2007, bass player Brian Ritchie excoriated his bandmate Gordon Gano, the songwriter of Violent Femmes, for licensing their classic Bli...
15:56, 2019-07-26

At least 2 dead, dozens injured as violent tornado rips through Oklahoma At least two people are dead and dozens others injured after a devastating tornado struck El Reno, Oklahoma, on Saturday night. The powerful storm leveled the second story of a motel and killed two people at a mobile home park in the area 26 miles we...
01:28, 2019-05-27

After a day of violent protests, Hong Kong starts to make arrests Hong Kong police said on Wednesday they had arrested 12 people in connection with incidents on July 1, although it was unclear if they were among protesters who smashed their way into the city's legislature and ransacked the building....
19:00, 2019-07-03

Soccer: Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday....
15:42, 2019-05-18

Twitch sues hijackers who streamed porn and violent videos Twitch had a tough time getting troll streamers in control after they hijacked an unused category for Valve's Artifact. The hijackers livestreamed porn, pirated Game of Thrones episodes, other copyrighted material, violent videos and, perhaps mo...
15:28, 2019-06-18

Too violent? School wants esports players to get preapproval for League of Legends Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board says esports participants will need written approval to compete in the League of Legends video game.       ...
19:56, 2019-07-12