CarlosSanchez’s red card in the third minute against Japan is the second-fastest in World Cup history.
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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque has promised to unite a divided country behind his plans to toughen a peace accord with Marxist rebels and rekindle economic growth, but he will face major challenges when he takes office in August.
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque has promised to unite a divided country behind his plans to toughen a peace accord with Marxist rebels and to rekindle economic growth, but he will face major challenges when he takes office in August.
The young former senator won the first election since a peace accord ended the country’s 50-year-old rebel war. Duque, who defeated former leftist rebel Gustavo Petro, promised to overhaul the accord.
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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday’s election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist rebels.
Mr. Duque defeated a leftist rival by tapping into dissatisfaction with the economy and a controversial peace deal with rebels.
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Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia’s next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the nation. Duque captured almost 54 percent of the vote.
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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque won Colombia’s presidential election on Sunday, beating leftist Gustavo Petro in a victory that will reassure investors but raised the prospect of changes to a landmark peace accord with Marxist rebels.
Conservative Ivan Duque won Colombia’s presidential election Sunday after a campaign that turned into a referendum on a landmark 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels that he pledged to overhaul. Duque, 41, polled just over 54 percent to his leftist rival Gustavo Petro’s 41.7 percent with 97 percent of the vote counted, electoral authority figures showed. “These are momentous elections,” President Juan Manuel Santos, who will step down in August, said as he cast his ballot early in the day.
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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Center-right candidate Ivan Duque, who has vowed to alter a fragile peace deal, took a commanding early lead in Colombia’s presidential election on Sunday with nearly half of polling stations counted.
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombians voted on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential runoff with the frontrunner vowing to alter a fragile peace deal and his rival promising to overhaul the economic model.
Radamel Falcao is finally healthy enough to play in his first World Cup
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Voters in Sunday’s second round must choose between a business-friendly conservative or a leftist.
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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombians vote on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential runoff that pits candidates offering polar opposite views and has stirred fears the winner will upset a fragile peace process or derail the economy.
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombians will choose either a business-friendly protégé of a powerful ex-president or a leftist former guerrilla as their new head of state on Sunday, with the future of a historic peace accord and the nation’s economic model hanging in the balance.