The Guardian - Colombia
England clinch first World Cup shootout win amid sea of yellow
Colombian fans outnumber English in Moscow, but England go through after Eric Dier scores decisive penalty Football's coming home blared over the speakers at Moscow's Spartak stadium and ecstatic coach Gareth Southgate jumped into the arms of his support staff after England won a knockout game at a major tournament for the first time since 2006, defeating Colombia 4-3 on penalties after the teams were tied 1-1 after extra time. Related: England knock Colombia out of World Cup in last-16 penalty shootout Related: Oh Co-lombia! South London expats whistle and sing - but are silenced Continue reading..
Jul 3 9:42PM Guardian-Colombia

Colombian ambassador complains about Sun's 'GO KANE!' front page
Headline refers to country's links to drug trade before World Cup match against England Colombia's ambassador to the UK has complained after the Sun published a front page that referenced the country's links to the cocaine trade in the run-up to Tuesday's World Cup clash with England. The headline reads: As 3 Lions face nation that gave world Shakira, great coffee and er, other stuff, we say GO KANE! next to a picture of England striker Harry Kane. Continue reading.
Jul 3 12:31PM Guardian-Colombia

Mexico's narco nightmare will not be ended by an amnesty for traffickers | Ed Vulliamy
The new president has vowed to tackle the country's terrible drugs-related violence. Europe and the US must now do their bit. Mexico sees itself today on the brink of change.
Jul 2 4:19PM Guardian-Colombia

Bring on England: Colombians believe their team will triumph
Fans following World Cup swing between cautiously and wildly optimistic about chances Colombia does not really do quiet: the need for music, talk and laughter is too deeply ingrained in the national soul. But on Thursday morning its second city, Medelln, fell silent as if the soundtrack had been switched off. It flipped back on at 10.
Jun 29 10:21PM Guardian-Colombia

The war goes on': one tribe caught up in Colombia's armed conflict
Part 1 of a report on the indigenous Siona people in the Putumayo region in the Amazon Placido Yaiguaje Payaguaje, an indigenous Siona man, was standing right where his 80-something mother was blown apart by a land-mine. There was a crater about the size of a beach ball. Surrounding foliage had been shredded, and on some of the leaves and fronds you could still see the dynamite.
Jun 27 2:33PM Guardian-Colombia