But in Miami, the colombian invasion ignited the cocaine wars.
But Silva, hapless Silva, got his merely for tangling with the colombian goalkeeper in a clumsy melee of limbs.
For the judge, my being colombian made me the international drug connection.
He even went out like a movie villain: In 1993, colombian forces killed Escobar in a hail of Scarface-esque gunfire.
I can hear somber music playing—it sounds like colombian bambuco.
But on that same day four hundred new colombian troops were landed at Colon.
The colombian output has been increasing rapidly since 1911.
Money to pay the colombian troops could not be raised and the mercenaries became mutinous.
He treated him, of necessity, as though he were actually the colombian ape he pretended to be.
The news reached Dr. Amador and his friends at ten o'clock, just an hour before the arrival of the colombian officers.
South American nation, independent from 1819 as part of Gran Colombia (after its breakup in 1850, as New Granada, then Colombia from 1863); named for Italian explorer Christopher Columbus (Italian Colombo, Portuguese Colom, Spanish Colón).
Republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Panama to the northwest, Venezuela to the northeast, Ecuador and Peru to the south, and Brazil to the southeast. Its capital and largest city is Bogotá.
Note: Its major legal crop is coffee.
Note: Trafficking of marijuana and cocaine remains a problem in Colombia. With support from the United States, the Colombian government has attacked drug traffickers, but the country continues to be torn by civil war between left-wing and right-wing factions.