What is now Colombia and Panama emerged as the Republic of New Granada.
The new nation experimented with federalism as the Granadine Confederation (1858), and then the United States of Colombia (1863), before the Republic of Colombia was finally declared in 1886. Since the 1960s, the country has suffered from an asymmetric low-intensity armed conflict, which escalated in the 1990s but then decreased from 2005 onward.
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The Spanish set foot on Colombian soil for the first time in 1499 and in the first half of the 16th century initiated a period of conquest and colonization, ultimately creating the New Kingdom of Granada, with as capital Santafé de Bogotá.
Independence from Spain was acquired in 1819, but by 1830 the "Gran Colombia" Federation was dissolved.
The agreement, signed in Havana by the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the Marxist rebel army known as the FARC, effectively ends the longest-running war in the western hemisphere.
It also cleared the path for a final peace treaty that is expected to be signed later this summer.
But the war devolved into a quagmire that has outlasted 10 Colombian presidents.
Horan sent a right-footed cross to a well-positioned Allie Long in the middle of the penalty area and she re-directed a perfect header into the left corner past the diving ‘keeper for her first career international goal. J., Costa Rica manager Oscar Ramírez named a strong 24-player roster for visit to the U. and their home encounter with group-leaders Mexico four days later. Interestingly, veteran forward Carlo Costly returns to the side for the first time since March 29, 2016.
USA 2, COL 0 (SEE GOAL) USA – Mallory Pugh (Carli Lloyd), 33rd minute: Lloyd gathered the ball just shy of the 18-yard box, employed a nifty spin move to create space and slipped a perfect pass to 17-year-old Mallory Pugh past a lunging Leidy Asprilla. Colombia Date: April 6, 2016 Competition: International Friendly Venue: Pratt & Whitney Stadium; East Hartford, Conn. ET Attendance: 21,792 Weather: 47 degrees, Cloudy Scoring Summary: 1 2 F USA 4 3 7 COL 0 0 0 USA – Crystal Dunn (Carli Lloyd) 27th minute USA – Allie Long (Lindsey Horan) 32 USA – Mallory Pugh (Carli Lloyd) 33 USA – Carli Lloyd (Mallory Pugh) 39 USA – Tobin Heath (Crystal Dunn) 62 USA – Allie Long (Julie Johnston) 65 USA – Christen Press (Crystal Dunn) 74 Lineups: 1-Hope Solo; 5-Kelley O’Hara (9-Heather O’Reilly, 69), 4-Becky Sauerbrunn (Emily Sonnett, 67), 8-Julie Johnston (6-Whitney Engen, 67), 7-Meghan Klingenberg (11-Ali Krieger, 70); 23-Allie Long, 20-Lindsey Horan (3-Samantha Mewis, 46), 10-Carli Lloyd (capt.); 2-Mallory Pugh (12-Christen Press, 46), 16-Crystal Dunn, 17-Tobin Heath 1-Catalina Perez; 3-Natalia Gaitan (capt.), 14-Nataly Arias, 17-Leidy Asprilla (2-Carolina Arbelaez, 78), 9-Orianica Velasquez; 5-Isabella Echeverri (13-Maria Jaramillo, 90), 6-Liana Salazar 8-Carolina Pineda, 68), 10-Yorely Rincon (18-Yisela Cuesta, 65), 4-Diana Ospina (15-Tatiana Ariza, 84), 16-Leicy Santos, 11-Catalina Usme (7-Nicole Regnier, 87) Stats Summary: USA / COL Shots: 24 / 6 Shots on Goal: 14 / 2 Saves: 2 / 5 Corner Kicks: 5 / 1 Fouls: 10 / 18 Offside: 3 / 0 Misconduct Summary: COL – Orianica Velasquez (caution) 18th minute COL – Yisela Cuesta (caution) 78 Officials: Referee: Marie-Soleil Beaudoin (CAN) Assistant Referee 1: Marie-Han Gagnon (CAN) Assistant Referee 2: Chantal Boudreau (CAN) 4th Official: Carol Anne Chenard (CAN) Budweiser Woman of the Match: Tobin Heath With the U. Men’s National Team roster for September’s all-important World Cup Qualifying matches set to be revealed exclusively on ESPN on Sunday, Aug. ET), those for the MNT’s two opponents – Costa Rica and Honduras -- came out Friday. Notably missing from the Costa Rica roster is Arsenal attacker Joel Campbell, who will miss the remainder of qualifying after suffering a knee injury in thetrip to Trinidad & Tobago on Sept. The prolific scorer for the National Team has amassed 32 goals in 74 appearances for Honduras, and had a public falling out with the current manager that led to his absence of 18 months. The nine TA’s have been assigned to geographical regions around the country and will support the clubs in their assigned markets by providing consistent, meaningful feedback while helping identify players who deserve consideration for inclusion in U. Soccer Training Centers and the Youth National Teams.
Three minutes later Long notched her second goal of the match, and first career brace, on a header assisted by Julie Johnston, who was celebrating her 24th birthday. goalkeeper caps (194) and shutouts (98) and is now two shutouts away from becoming the first goalkeeper in U. Dunn battled Colombia captain Natalia Gaitan for the ball, used her left foot to nudge the ball toward the penalty spot and send a shot past Colombia goalkeeper Catalina Perez for the game’s first score.
Christen Press rounded out the scoring with an impressive curling right-footed shot from the top left corner of the box, which bent around Colombia goalkeeper Catalina Perez and into the right corner for her 32nd career score. USA 1, COL 0 (SEE GOAL) USA - Allie Long (Lindsey Horan), 32nd minute: Following a free kick, the USA worked the ball from the right side to the left where Dunn found Lindsey Horan with space on the flank.