A star is born at the Tour: 22-year-old champion Egan Bernal

PARIS (AP) — The skies over Paris were yellow, ignited by a glorious golden sunset. The partying fans’ shirts were yellow, Colombians making themselves at home on the Champs-Elysees. But the yellow that counted most was the iconic jersey that fit so snugly on the slim shoulders of Egan Bernal. His crowning Sunday as the […]

Venezuela opposition leader Guaido appears at aid concert in Columbia

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Defying orders banning him from leaving Venezuela, opposition leader Juan Guaido made a surprise appearance at the end of star-studded aid concert in neighboring Colombia, joining thousands of other Venezuelans in pressuring President Nicolas Maduro into allowing the delivery of emergency food and medicine. In Venezuela, a much smaller crowd gathered […]

Families in flood-hit Colombian city search for children

ALBA TOBELLA, Associated Press MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — Jose Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night a fierce rain came and unleashed havoc on this small city surrounded by rivers and mountains in southern Colombia. From what the store owner has been able to gather, the torrents of mud, water and debris unleashed on […]