‘Millions of Nigerians may miss homes by 2050’
Hundreds of millions of people in developing countries, including Nigeria, will lose their homes against their will in the next 30 years. A ground-breaking study by Prindex, a joint initiative of the Global Land Alliance and Overseas Development Institute (ODI), asked adults across 33 countries whether they fear losing the right to use their homes…
Maduro shuts Venezuela's border with Brazil
President Nicolas Maduro said Venezuela would shut its border with Brazil on Thursday "until further notice" amid a tense standoff with opposition leader Juan Guaido over allowing in humanitarian aid. Maduro said the land border with Brazil would be "completely and absolutely" closed from 8:00 pm (0000 GMT) "until further notice," following a meeting with…
Pompeo demands that Venezuela let in US aid
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday demanded that Venezuela's military let in US-backed humanitarian aid, which President Nicolas Maduro has alleged is a pretext to invasion. "The Venezuelan people desperately need humanitarian aid. The US and other countries are trying to help, but Venezuela's military under Maduro's orders is blocking aid with trucks…
Bolton holds notepad saying: '5,000 troops to Colombia'
US National Security Advisor John Bolton was photographed Monday holding a notepad that included the handwritten line: "5,000 troops to Colombia."
21 dead in car bomb attack on Colombian police academy
Colombia' s government declared three days of mourning after at least 21 people died in a car bomb at a Bogota police cadet training academy, and 68 were wounded -- the worst such incident in the city in 16 years.
US denies role as Venezuela's Maduro blames 'assassination' attempt on Colombia
The United States on Sunday denied involvement as Nicolas Maduro blamed the opposition and Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos for an alleged "assassination" attempt on the Venezuela president.
Colombia ex-president Uribe resigns from senate to fight probe
Colombia's former president Alvaro Uribe said Tuesday he was resigning from the senate after he was formally placed under investigation for alleged bribery and fraud.
FIFA condemns Maradona comments about England-Colombia referee
FIFA condemned comments by Diego Maradona on Wednesday, after the Argentinian legend claimed that Colombia only lost to England in the World Cup last 16 because of the appointment of referee Mark Geiger for the match.
Referee helped England to beat Colombia, says Maradona
Argentinian football legend, Diego Maradona, has affirmed that Colombia were victims of a ‘monumental theft’ in an extraordinary rant after their round of 16 defeat to England at the FIFA World Cup.