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Panama says migration through border with Colombia is down since President Mulino took office

Jul. 17, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Migration through the Darien Gap dividing Colombia and Panama has declined significantly this month since Panamanian President José Raúl Mulino took office and ordered authorities to get control of the dense jungle frontier, the country’s border police said Wednesday. ...

Colombia ends cease-fire with largest faction of FARC rebel holdout group

Jul. 16, 2024 14:07 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s government on Tuesday said it will end a cease-fire with the largest faction of the FARC-EMC, a holdout rebel group that refused to sign a 2016 peace deal but which had been involved in peace talks with President Gustavo Petro's administration until March. ...

Colombia's soccer federation president and son among 27 arrested in chaos at Copa America final

Jul. 16, 2024 12:23 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Colombia’s soccer federation president and his son were among 27 people arrested during the crowd control issues that broke out at the Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia, police said Monday. Ramón Jesurún, 71, and his son Ramon Jamil...

Lionel Messi exits Copa America final with apparent leg injury, ankle swollen

Jul. 15, 2024 02:42 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi's night ended early during the Copa America final when he emotionally exited the field in the 64th minute with an apparent leg injury on Sunday night, and cameras showed him later on the bench with a badly swollen right ankle. The 37-year-old...

Argentina beats Colombia 1-0 in Copa America final after crowd control issues cause match delay

Jul. 15, 2024 02:40 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Argentina defeated Colombia 1-0 in the Copa America final Sunday evening in a match that was delayed more than an hour because of crowd issues, including fans breaching security gates. Hours before Argentina won its record 16th Copa America title, fans...

Argentina wins record 16th Copa America title, beats Colombia 1-0 after Messi gets hurt

Jul. 15, 2024 02:28 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi pumped his arms. The trophy bounced up and down in his grasp. Tears of frustration from an hour or so earlier had turned to laughs and hugs for the two-time Copa America champion and World Cup winner. Messi was forced to watch much of the...

Defending champion Argentina defeats Colombia 1-0 in Copa America final after Lionel Messi exits with apparent injury

Jul. 15, 2024 00:11 AM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Defending champion Argentina defeats Colombia 1-0 in Copa America final after Lionel Messi exits with apparent injury.

Lionel Messi exits Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia with apparent leg injury

Jul. 14, 2024 23:08 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi exits Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia with apparent leg injury.

Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia starts after 1 hour, 20 minute delay following crowd control issues

Jul. 14, 2024 21:26 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia starts after 1 hour, 20 minute delay following crowd control issues.

The Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia set to start at 8:45 p.m. after crowd issues

Jul. 14, 2024 20:37 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia set to start at 8:45 p.m. after crowd issues.