FIFA has officially charged Uruguay’s Luis Suarez with biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the teams’ World Cup match, a process that could lead to a suspension for Uruguay’s best offensive player.
With just one point from its first two Group C matches, Japan must beat already-qualified Colombia on Tuesday and hope for a slip-up by second-place Ivory Coast in the group’s other game to reach the knockout stage for the third time in four World Cups.
Colombia moved to the verge of qualifying for the World Cup’s knockout stage on Thursday, beating Ivory Coast 2-1 after scoring twice in a devastating six-minute spell in the second half.
The players and coaches have been channeling their inner spiritual animal this year.
Colombia started its firstWorld Cup campaign in 16 years in dazzling fashion, beating Greece 3-0 with goals from Pablo Armero, Teofilo Gutierrez and James Rodriguez in the Group C opener on Saturday.
Brazil’s soccer team is headed to South Florida after the World Cup.
Produce giant Chiquita Brands International has asked the U.S. court to drop lawsuits, against the company, filed by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed in a civil war.
An undercover investigation led to the arrest of three men at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Thursday. Suresh Maharaj, Ricardo Lesmes-Noguera, and Leonardo Abramovich were arrested after, according to the criminal complaint, the DEA found probable cause to believe the three, “conspired with each other to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.”
Venezuelans traveling to Florida and other popular destinations will no longer be allowed to spend as much money during their trip.
The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón is set to visit the University of Miami Monday.